Congratulations Dame Helen Mirren!
We are delighted to hear the news that Dame Helen Mirren has been named best actress in a play at the Tony theatre awards in New York.She took home the prize for her portrayal of the Queen in The Audience.
Dame Helen, a previous Oscar-winner for The Queen, accepted the award saying: "Your Majesty, you did it again."
Other British wins included Alex Sharp for best actor and Marianne Elliott for best directing of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, which was also named best play.
The stage adaptation of the hit novel started life at the National Theatre in London before transferring to Broadway.
Dame Helen, who beat competition from fellow British actresses Carey Mulligan and Ruth Wilson, dedicated the award to her husband, director Taylor Hackford.
She said: "This is an unbelievable honour and I am so thrilled."
Her co-star Richard McCabe, who plays prime minister Harold Wilson, also received the honour for best featured actor in a play.
Such lovely news!
Published: 08/06/2015 13:51:13