23rd November 2009 - the royal court dominates with four awards from its 11 nominations, including best actor for mark rylance, while lenny henry picks up best newcomer

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barry rutter and lenny henry, with the milton shulman award for outstanding newcomer,

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lenny henry, with the milton shulman award for outstanding newcomer, and mark rylance, with the award for best actor,

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mamoru iriguchi, with the award for best design,

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mark rylance, jez butterworth, alia bano, mamoru iriguchi, rupert goold, lenny henry and sir ian mckellen

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mark rylance, with the award for best actor, and jez butterworth, with the award for best play,

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alia bano, the charles wintour award for most promising playwright,

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sir ian mckellen, with the lebedev special award, and mark rylance, with the award for best actor,

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mark rylance, with the award for best actor, and rupert goold, with the award for best director,

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mark rylance, with the award for best actor,

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sir ian mckellen, with the lebedev special award