Best Performance by an Actor – IAN HOLM
Best Performance by an Actress – EILEEN ATKINS
Best Play – THE INVENTION OF LOVE – Sir Tom Stoppard
Best Comedy – CLOSER – Patrick Marber
Best Musical – LADY IN THE DARK – Kurt Weill and Ira Gershwin
The Sydney Edwards Award for Best Director – SIR RICHARD EYRE – for King Lear and The Invention of Love
Most Promising Playwright – CONOR McPHERSON – for The Weir
Special Award – SIR RICHARD EYRE – for his directorship of theRoyal National Theatre 1988 – 1997