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Helen Mirren, Adrian Lester and Rory Kinnear win Evening Standard Awards!

Fantastic news from the National Theatre with prizes all round at the London Evening Standard Awards.

Dame Helen Mirren was received the Natasha Richardson Award for Best Actress for THE AUDIENCE, and Adrian Lester and Rory Kinnear were jointly awarded Best Actor for OTHELLO!

The London Evening Standard Theatre Icon Award went to Dame Maggie Smith for her contribution to the world stage.

Check out the video highlights from the awards night, including acceptance speeches from Mirren, Lester and Kinnear. As well, as Maggie Smith speaking about how ‘extraordinary’ it was to appear on stage at the National recently for 50 YEARS ON STAGE, and that it made her ‘long to do more’:

NATIONAL THEATRE: 50 YEARS ON STAGE is only a few weeks away, and features all of these actors and many more. Secure your tickets on 8839 3399 or visit


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