Commercial Theatre Sweeps West End Theatre Awards

“From Billy Elliot, winner in the best musical category, to Harriet Walter, winner of best actress for her role as Elizabeth I in Schiller’s play Mary Stuart at the Donmar Warehouse, commercial theatre accounted for 18 nominations and all six of the major category wins at the ceremony at the Savoy Hotel in London.” Non-commercial theatre, and the National Theatre in particular, were shut out.