Sheridan Smith and Rupert Everett shine at theatre awards
Sheridan Smith has won the best actress in a play prize at Sunday's Whatsonstage.com awards for her role as Hedda Gabler at the Old Vic.
Rupert Everett took the honours for best actor in a play for his role as Oscar Wilde in The Judas Kiss.
The awards, voted for by theatre audiences, were announced at a ceremony at London's Palace Theatre.
Michael Ball and Imelda Staunton won the best actor and best actress in a musical prizes for their respective roles as the demonic barber and the pie-making Mrs Lovett.
Among the other winners on the night were Danny Boyle's Olympics Opening Ceremony, which was named theatre event of the year.
18 Feb 2013
- From the section Entertainment & Arts