Radcliffe, Mirren toast of West End
Daniel Radcliffe and Dame Helen Mirren top winners at WhatsOnStage.
The Harry Potter star was named Best Actor in a Play for his role in Martin McDonagh's The Cripple of Inishmaan during the fan-voted ceremony at London’s Prince of Wales Theatre.
"I am deeply honoured to receive this prestigious award and I accept it on behalf of the whole cast who together helped make this production... a truly joyous experience for me as an actor," BBC reports he told the crowd.
Helen was meanwhile honoured with Best Actress in a Play for her role as the Queen in Peter Morgan’s The Audience, which also picked up Best New Play.
"I'm so thrilled to receive this,” she said in a recorded acceptance speech. “I'm honoured that it was voted for by the public, that's the most wonderful thing."
Rupert Grint claimed the Newcomer of the Year Award for his role in Ian Rickson's acclaimed revival of Jez Butterworth's Mojo.
David Walliams meanwhile took home Best Supporting Actor for A Midsummer Night's Dream, the evening’s winner in the Best Shakespearean Production category.
The Book of Mormon claimed four prizes, including Best New Musical, Best Actor in a Musical for Gavin Creel, Best Supporting Actor in a Musical for Stephen Ashfield and Best Supporting Actress in a Musical for Alexia Khadime.
Best Actress in a Musical went to A Chorus Line star Scarlett Strallen, while Best Supporting Actress in a Play went to Haydn Gwynne for her role as Margaret Thatcher in The Audience.
Matilda the Musical scored a top honour with Best West End Show.
A full list of winners of the 2014 WhatsOnStage Awards is as follows:
Best Actress in a Play: Helen Mirren - The Audience at the Gielgud
Best Actor in a Play: Daniel Radcliffe - The Cripple of Inishmaan at the Noël Coward
Best Supporting Actress in a Play: Haydn Gwynne - The Audience at the Gielgud
Best Supporting Actor in a Play: David Walliams - A Midsummer Night's Dream at the Noël Coward
Best Actress in a Musical: Scarlett Strallen - A Chorus Line at the London Palladium and Candide at the Menier Chocolate Factory
Best Actor in a Musical: Gavin Creel - The Book of Mormon at the Prince of Wales
Best Supporting Actress in a Musical: Alexia Khadime - The Book of Mormon at the Prince of Wales
Best Supporting Actor in a Musical: Stephen Ashfield - The Book of Mormon at the Prince of Wales
Best Solo Performance: Barry Humphries - Eat Pray Laugh! Barry Humphries' Farewell Tour at the London Palladium
Best Ensemble Performance: A Chorus Line - at the London Palladium
Best Takeover in a Role: Carrie Hope Fletcher - Les Misérables at the Queen's
Best New Play: The Audience by Peter Morgan - at the Gielgud
Best New Comedy: The Play that Goes Wrong by Henry Shields, Henry Lewis and Jonathan Sayer - at the Old Red Lion and Trafalgar Studios
Best New Musical: The Book of Mormon by Trey Parker, Matt Stone and Robert Lopez - at the Prince of Wales
Best Play Revival: To Kill a Mockingbird - at the Open Air
Best Musical Revival: The Sound of Music - at the Open Air
Best Shakespearean Production: A Midsummer Night's Dream - at the Noël Coward
Best Director: Michael Grandage - the Michael Grandage Season at the Noël Coward
Best Set Designer: Mark Thompson - Charlie and the Chocolate Factory at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane
Best Lighting Designer: Adam Silverman - Macbeth at Trafalgar Studios
Best Choreographer: Peter Darling - Charlie and the Chocolate Factory at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane
Best Original Music: Once by Glen Hansard and Markéta Irglova - at the Phoenix
Newcomer of the Year: Rupert Grint - Mojo at the Harold Pinter
Best Off-West End Production: Titanic - at Southwark Playhouse
Best Regional Production: My Fair Lady - at Sheffield Crucible
Best West End Show: Matilda the Musical - RSC at the Cambridge
Theatre Event of the Year: The National Theatre's 50th anniversary gala, broadcast live on the BBC
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