Winners announced for 2019 UK Theatre Awards

Posted on 28 October 2019

The winners have officially been announced for this year's UK Theatre Awards, which took place during a ceremony held in London's Guildhall. The biggest winner of the night was the new Life of Pi play, which took home four awards in total including Best New Play, Best Director (Max Webster), Best Design, and Best Performance in a Play (Hiran Abeysekera). Find out who won at the 2019 UK Theatre Awards below and be sure to catch the West End transfer of Life of Pi next summer with tickets for Life of Pi on sale now!

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2019 UK Theatre Award winners in full

Best Musical Production
- Standing At The Sky's Edge directed by Robert Hastie, a Sheffield Theatres production
Best New Play
Life of Pi adapted by Lolita Chakrabarti based on the novel by Yann Martel, a Sheffield Theatres Production
Best Play Revival
Equus directed by Ned Bennett, an English Touring Theatre and
Theatre Royal Stratford East production
Best Show for Children and Young People
Billionaire Boy The Musical directed by Luke Sheppard, a Nuffield Southampton Theatres production in association with Belgrade Theatre, Coventry
Best Director
Max Webster for Life of Pi, a Sheffield Theatres Production
Achievement in Dance
Scottish Ballet for the world premiere of Helen Pickett's dance-theatre adaptation of The Crucible
Achievement in Opera
Buxton International Festival at Buxton Opera House for the world premiere of Georgiana
Best Design
Carolyn Downing, Andrzej Goulding, Finn Caldwell, Nick Barnes, Tim Hatley and Tim Lutkin for Life of Pi, a Sheffield Theatres Production
Best Performance in a Play
Hiran Abeysekera for Life of Pi, a Sheffield Theatres Production
Best Performance in a Musical
Rebecca Trehearn for Sweet Charity, a Nottingham Playhouse production
Best Supporting Performance
Esh Alladi for Hobson's Choice, a Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester production
UK's Most Welcoming Theatre
Storyhouse, Chester
Excellence in Inclusivity
Mercury Theatre
Digital Innovation
Northern Ballet
Excellence in Arts Education
- Derby Theatre
Excellence in Touring
Pilot Theatre
Workforce Award
- Northern Stage
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By Nicholas Ephram Ryan Daniels

Ephram is a jack of all trades and enjoys attending theatre, classical music concerts and the opera.