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NEWS: Annual Critics Circle Awards, hosted by Mark Shenton, takes place 30 Jan

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As 2017 draws to a close, we look forward to the first awards ceremony of the new year celebrating the best of this year. The Critics’ Circle Theatre Awards has confirmed its annual ceremony on the last Tuesday of January – hosted and organised, respectively, by MyTheatreMates co-founders Mark Shenton and Terri Paddock.

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REVIEW ROUND-UP: The Glass Menagerie at the Duke of York’s Theatre

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Following runs on Broadway and at the Edinburgh International Festival, Critics’ Circle Award-winning Best Director John Tiffany’s production of Tennessee Williams’ The Glass Menagerie has transferred to the West End. Last week, Tiffany won the Critics’ Circle Award for Best Director for last year’s Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. What have critics been saying about his latest offering?

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Critics’ Circle Awards: Why theatre still needs experts too

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Now in their 28th year, the annual Critics’ Circle Theatre Awards take place tomorrow (Tuesday 31 January 2017) at the West End’s Prince of Wales Theatre. The Awards, founded in 1989, are run by the Drama Section of The Critics’ Circle, which has existed since 1913 to protect and promote cultural criticism in the UK. Tomorrow’s ceremony is hosted by Drama …

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NEWS: Terri Paddock produces Critics Circle Awards, hosted by Mark Shenton

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MyTheatreMates’ co-founders Terri Paddock and Mark Shenton are working together on something else!  The Critics’ Circle Theatre Awards 2016 will take place on Tuesday 31 January 2017 at the Prince of Wales Theatre in London’s West End, hosted by Critics’ Circle Drama Section Chairman Mark Shenton, with regular guest speaker Arthur Smith introducing the prestigious awards in much-loved tradition. For …

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NEWS: Hangmen, Bend It Like Beckham, The Father & other Critics’ Circle Award winners, tickets on sale

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Kenneth Cranham awarded Best Actor for “the role of a lifetime” Denise Gough awarded Best Actress only three years after winning Most Promising Newcomer Bend It Like Beckham wins Best Musical Robert Icke awarded Best Director for Oresteia  The Critics’ Circle Theatre Awards 2015 were hosted today, Tuesday 26th January 2016, by the Critics’ Circle Drama Section Chairman (and My Theatre …

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Critics’ Circle Award winners include Judi Dench: Are they the only ones that make sense anymore?

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Hangmen, Judi Dench, Bend It Like Beckham, Oresteia are among the winners… The annual best of lists are always a good indication of who’s likely to triumph at the Critics’ Circle Awards, which were presented this afternoon at the Delfont Room in the West End’s Prince of Wales Theatre. Understandably so as it’s critics who, by and large, draw up those lists and critics only – voting by secret, first-past-the-post ballot – who determine the Critics’ Circle Awards.