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Tony theatre awards: Dame Helen Mirren among British winners

Dame Helen Mirren has been named best actress in a play at the Tony theatre awards in New York.

She took home the prize for her portrayal of the Queen in The Audience.

Other British wins included Alex Sharp for best actor and Marianne Elliott for best directing of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, which was also named best play.

Tom Brook reports.