Awards announced: 1 May 2012, Dorchester Hotel London

 

Outstanding Achievement in association with The Dorchester:
Michael Frayn

Classical Music:
Llŷr Williams – Beethoven’s Piano Sonata Cycle

Comedy:
Fresh Meat, Channel 4

Dance:
The Metamorphosis, Arthur Pita, Linbury Studio Theatre

Film:
We Need to Talk About Kevin

Literature:
Charles Dickens: A Life, Claire Tomalin

Opera:
The Damnation of Faust, ENO

Pop:
Kate Bush, 50 Words for Snow

Theatre:
Matilda, Royal Shakespeare Company, Cambridge Theatre

TV Drama:
Sherlock, BBC1

Visual Art:
Grayson Perry: The Tomb of the Unknown Craftsman, British Museum

Times Breakthrough Award, as voted by readers of The Times:
Sophie Bevan