Ian MacNeil was named Designer of the Year at London’s Evening Standard Awards yesterday. He was cited for his work on two productions:A Number, by Caryl Churchill, and Plasticine. Another MacNeil design for a Caryl Churchill play, in this case Far Away, can currently be seen at the Off Broadway company New York Theatre Workshop.

Sam Mendes was named Best Director for his final productions at the Donmar Warehouse: Uncle Vanya and Twelfth Night. Both productions will be seen in New York, at Brooklyn Academy of Music in January

The complete list of winners:

Best Actor: Simon Russell Beale Uncle Vanya/Twelfth Night

Best Actress: Clare Higgins, Vincent in Brixton

Best Play: A Number by Caryl Church

Sydney Edwards Award for Best Director: Sam Mendes Uncle Vanya/Twelfth Night

Best Stage Designer: Ian Mac-Neil, Plasticine and A Number

Carlton Television Best Musical: The Full Monty

Charles Wintour Award for Most Promising Playwright : Vassily Sigarev, Plasticine

Outstanding Newcomer: Jake Gyllenhaal, This Is Our Youth

Special Award:: Mark Rylance, for his work at Shakespeare's Globe