Nominations

Gwilym Lee (for his performance as Edgar in the Donmar Warehouse’s production of King Lear).

Zawe Ashton (for Salome, Headlong Theatre)

Vanessa Kirby (for Women Beware Women, National Theatre; As You Like It, West Yorkshire Playhouse; A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Octagon Theatre)

Pippa Bennett Warner (for King Lear, Donmar Warehouse)

Natalie Dormer (for Sweet Nothings, Young Vic)

Susannah Fielding (for An Enemy of the People, Crucible Theatre)

Melody Grove (for The Important of Being Earnest, Royal Lyceum Theatre)

Cush Jumbo (for Pygmalion, Royal Exchange Theatre)

Ferdinand Kingsley (for Hamlet, National Theatre)

James McArdle (for Macbeth, Shakespeare’s Globe; A Month in the Country, Chichester Festival Theatre)

Jessica Raine (for Ghosts, West End)

Catrin Stewart (for The Lady from the Sea, Royal Exchange Theatre)

Joseph Timms (for Henry IV Parts 1 and 2, Shakespeare’s Globe)

Charity Wakefield (for The Rivals, Southwark Playhouse)

Ashley Zhangazha (for King Lear, Donmar Warehouse)