Michael Gambon given special London Evening Standard award
Date Posted: 30/11/10
Michael Gambon has been presented with the Lebvedev Special Award for his contribution to the world of theatre at a special awards ceremony.
The Irish-born star, who has appeared in The Caretaker and Old Times among other plays, picked up the gong at the 56th London Evening Standard Theatre Awards.
Other winners at the ceremony, which was held at the Savoy Hotel, included Clybourne Park, which took home the Best Play Prize and Rory Kinnear, who was named as the Best Actor for his performances in Hamlet and Measure for Measure.
The Donmar Warehouse's Passion was given the Ned Sherrin Award for Best Musical, having recently finished a two-month run in front of those on theatre breaks in London.
Nancy Carroll was the recipient of the Natasha Richardson Award for Best Actress, having starred in After the Dance, while Miriam Buether's work on Sucker Punch and Earthquakes landed her the Best Design prize.
Posted by Louise Millard
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