Evening Standard Awards

Why awards really do matter
As the Evening Standard Awards are announced, Matt Trueman looks at the price of chasing celebrities over talent
Glenn Close, Billie Piper and Ralph Fiennes among Evening Standard Award-winners
David Attenborough and Kenneth Branagh were also honoured at the annual event
Evening Standard Awards shortlist announced
Winners will be announced in a ceremony at the Old Vic Theatre in November
Elton John to host the Evening Standard Theatre Awards
The singer will co-host the awards with the newspaper's owner Evgeny Lebedev
Michael Coveney: start celebrating and get voting
The WhatsOnStage Awards are all about what you, the readers, want to support, says Michael Coveney
In pictures: Stars descend on the Evening Standard Awards
The glamorous event took place at the Old Vic last night
Matt Trueman: Set designers are not loonies. They're artists.
Trueman reflects on the Evening Standard Awards shortlist for best set design and responds to comments made recently about Lizzie Clachan's design for As You Like It at the National
James McAvoy and Nicole Kidman among Evening Standard Awards nominees
The shortlist has been announced for this year's theatre awards with the winners to be revealed later this month