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Theatre Book Prize Archive


Theatre Book Prize 2015 - News Report of the Ceremony
On the 22nd April 2016, Dame Siān Phillips announced the winner of the STR Theatre Book Prize... [date: 23.4.2015] Read more...

Theatre Book Prize 2015 - List of Entries
A full list of entries for the 2015 Theatre Book Prize.
[date: 15.1.2017] Read more

Theatre Book Prize 2014 - News Report of the Ceremony
At midday, on the 22nd May 2015, Timothy West announced the winner of the STR Theatre Book Prize... [date: 30.6.2015] Read more...

Theatre Book Prize 2014 - List of Entries
A full list of entries for the 2014 Theatre Book Prize.
[date: 15.1.2017] Read more

Theatre Book Prize 2013 - Recording of Ceremony
The full recording of the 2014 Prize ceremony for books published in 2013.
[date: 12.6.2014] Listen now...

Theatre Book Prize 2013 - Winner Announced
Maureen Lipman today announced Daniel Rosenthal's book, The National Theatre Story the winner of the 2013 Theatre Book Prize [date: 9/5/2014] Read more

Theatre Book Prize 2013 - List of Entries
A full list of entries for the 2013 Theatre Book Prize.
[date: 28.2.2014] Read more

Theatre Book Prize 2012 - Full Report
An illustrated report of the awards ceremony for the 2012 Theatre Book Prize (held in 2013) [date: 25.5.2013] Read more

Theatre Book Prize 2012 - List of Entries
A full list of entries for the 2012 Theatre Book Prize.
[date: 25.5.2013] Read more

Theatre Book Prize 2011 - Winner Announced
Zoe Wanamaker today announced David Weston's book, Covering McKellen the winner of the 2011 Theatre Book Prize [date: 25.4.2010] Read more

Theatre Book Prize 2011 - Shortlist Announced
A list of the six finalists entries for the 2011 prize
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Theatre Book Prize 2011 - Judges Announced
Catherine Comerford, Professor Wilson and Rupert Rhymes OBE will serve as this year's judges.
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Full list of 2011 Prize Entries
See the full list of entries fof the 2011 Theatre Book Prize.
[date: 4.4.2011] Read more

Theatre Book Prize 2010 - British Theatre Guide Report
British Theatre Guide report of the STR Theatre Book Prize ceremony in 2011 (for the 2011 prize). Read more

Theatre Book Prize 2010 - Winner Announced
Claire Bloom today announced Mike Bradwell's book, The Reluctant Escapologist the winner of the 2010 Theatre Book Prize [date: 27.4.2011] Read more

Theatre Book Prize 2010 - Judges Announced
Kerry Michael, Jan Parry and Professor Michael Dobson will serve as this year's judges.
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Full list of 2010 Prize Entries
See the full list of entries fof the 2010 Theatre Book Prize.
[date: 4.4.2011] Read more

Full list of 2009 Prize Entries
See the full list of entries fof the 2009 Theatre Book Prize.
[date: 28.5.2010] Read more

Theatre Book Prize 2009 - British Theatre Guide Report
British Theatre Guide report of the STR Theatre Book Prize ceremony in 2010 (for the 2009 prize). Read more

Theatre Book Prize 2009 - Winner Announced
Sheila Hancock today announced Jann Parry's book, Different Drummer: the Life of Kenneth MacMillan the winner of the 2009 Theatre Book Prize [date: 27.4.2010] Read more

Theatre Book Prize 2009 - Judges Announced
Matthew Kelly, Mark Shenton, and Professor Jane Moody will serve as this year's judges.
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Theatre Book Prize 2008 - Ceremony Recording (April 2009)
A full recording of the 2008 ceremony on the Theatre Voice wesbite
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Theatre Book Prize 2008
Winner: Patrick Lonergan, Theatre and Globalisation: Irish Drama in the Celtic Tiger Era
Full report of award ceremony, April 2009

Shortlist 2008
A list of the six finalists entries for the 2008 prize
Theatre Bookprize Shortlist 2008

Theatre Book Prize 2007 - Ceremony Recording (April 2008)
A full recording of the 2007 ceremony on the Theatre Voice wesbite
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Theatre Book Prize 2007
Winner: Michael Billington, State of the Nation
Full report of award ceremony, April 2008

Shortlist 2007
A list of the six finalists entries for the 2007 prize
Theatre Bookprize Shortlist 2007

Theatre Book Prize 2006 - Ceremony Recording (April 2007)
A full recording of the 2006 ceremony on the Theatre Voice wesbite
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Theatre Book Prize 2006
Winner: John Heilpern, John Osbourne: a Patriot for Us
Full report of award ceremony, April 2007

Theatre Book Prize 2005
Winner: James Shapiro, 1599: A Year in the Life of William Shakespeare
Full report of award ceremony, April 2006

Theatre Book Prize 2004
Winner: Meredith Daneman, Margot Fonteyn
Full report of award ceremony, April 2005

Theatre Book Prize 2003
Winner: Sir Richard Eyre, National Service
Full report of award ceremony, April 2004

Theatre Book Prize 2002
Winner: Christopher Morash, A History of Irish Theatre
Full report of award ceremony, April 2003

Theatre Book Prize 2001
Winner: Jim Davies & Victor Emeljanow, Reflecting the Audience: London Theatregoing 1840-1880. (Full report unavailable)

Theatre Book Prize 2000
Winner: Nicholas de Jongh, Politics, Prudery and Perversion: Censorship 1906-68
(Full report unavailable)

Theatre Book Prize 1999
Winner: Ian McIntyre, Garrick
(Full report unavailable)

Theatre Book Prize 1998
Winner: Peter Brook, Threads of Time
(Full report unavailable)

Theatre Book Prize 1997
Winner: Colin Chambers, Peggy: the Life of Margaret Ramsay
(Full report unavailable)