LOVE NEVER DIES The Big Winner In First BWW:UK Awards!
Love Never Dies is the biggest winner in the first-ever BWW:UK Awards!
Not only did the show pick up Best Musical (in a very tightly-fought battle with Legally Blonde), but Ramin Karimloo and Summer Strallen both won individual awards for their performances, and Jack O'Brien won Best Director.
Sheridan Smith won Best Leading Actress in a musical for her turn as Elle Woods in Legally Blonde.
The 39 Steps was the biggest winner in the plays categories, sweeping the board in the performance awards.
As always, Wicked proved itself incredibly popular, winning Best Long-Running West End Show.
Full list of winners
Best Choreography - Jerry Mitchell, Legally Blonde
Best Costume Design - Priscilla Queen of the Desert
Best Direction of a Musical - Jack O'Brien, Love Never Dies
Best Direction of a Play - Howard Davies, All My Sons
Best Featured Actor in a Musical - Oliver Thornton, Priscilla Queen of the Desert
Best Featured Actor in a Play - Timothy Speyer, The 39 Steps
Best Featured Actress in a Musical - Summer Strallen, Love Never Dies
Best Featured Actress in a Play - Joanna Lumley, La Bete
Best Fringe or Regional Musical - Hairspray, UK tour
Best Fringe or Regional Play - Othello, Blue Elephant
Best Leading Actor in a Musical - Ramin Karimloo, Love Never Dies
Best Leading Actor in a Play - David Bark-Jones, The 39 Steps
Best Leading Actress in a Musical - Sheridan Smith, Legally Blonde
Best Leading Actress in a Play - Dianne Pilkington, The 39 Steps
Best Lighting Design - Love Never Dies
Best Long-Running West End Show - Wicked
Best Musical - Love Never Dies
Best Orchestrations - Love Never Dies
Best Play - War Horse
Best Revival of a Musical - Les Miserables, UK tour
Best Revival of a Play - The Railway Children
Best Scenic Design - Love Never Dies
Best Sound Design - Love Never Dies
Theatrical Event of the Year - Opening of Love Never Dies
Theatrical Venue of the Year - Adelphi Theatre
From This Author Carrie Dunn