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Benedict Cumberbatch, Eddie Redmayne, Sheridan Smith Win Critics Circle Theatre Awards

Eddie Redmayne in Richard II
(© Johan Persson)
The winners of the 2011 Critics' Circle Theatre Awards have been announced in London, according to

The National Theatre's production of Richard Bean's One Man, Two Guvnors, which will play Broadway this spring, was named Best Play; London Road was awarded Best Musical, and Mike Leigh was named Best Director for Grief.

Benedict Cumberbatch won Best Actor for Danny Boyle's Frankenstein; Sheridan Smith won Best Actress for Flare Path, and Tony Award winner Eddie Redmayne was honored for Best Shakespearean Performance for Richard II.

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