What’s On Magazine November issue is out now. The Evening Standard Theatre Awards, established in 1955, are the oldest theatrical awards ceremony in the UK. With the 2020 ceremony unable to take place, we look back at some of our pictures from previous years.
The awards are presented annually for outstanding achievements in London Theatre, and are organised by the Evening Standard newspaper. Hosted by The Evening Standard proprietor Evgeny Lebedev and co-hosted by Anna Wintour, the much celebrated theatre awards remain The Evening Standard’s signature event. It is the first major awards ceremony within the events calendar every year and attracts A-list celebrities along with the movers and shakers from the theatre world.