The awards for 2017 were presented at the Prince of Wales Theatre in London on Tuesday 30 January 2018.
The winners were:
The Most Promising Newcomer – Shella Atim for Girl from the North Country (The Old Vic & Noel Coward Theatres, London) & John McCrea for Everybody’s Talking about Jamie (Sheffield Crucible & Apollo Theatre, London).
The Trewin Award for Best Shakespearean Performance – Andrew Scott in Hamlet (Almeida & Harold Pinter Theatres, London)
Most Promising Playwright – Brandon Jacob-Jenkins for An Octoroon (Orange Tree Theatre ) & Gloria (Hampstead Theatre).
The Peter Hepple Award for Best Musical – Hamilton (Victoria Palace Theatre, London)
Best Designer – Vicki Mortimer for Follies (National Theatre, London)
Best Director – Dominic Cooke for Follies (National Theatre, London)
Best Actress – Victoria Hamilton for Albion (Almeida Theatre, London)
Best Actor – Bryan Cranston for Network (National Theatre, London).
Best New Play – The Ferryman by Jez Butterworth (Royal Court & Gielgud Theatres, London)
Special Award for services to the theatre – David Lan