Nicholas Hytner - the 2014 winner of the award. © Elliott Franks.

The Critics Circle

The Critics' Circle Awards for Services to the Arts

List of Winners

Published: 04/12/2010

Recipients of the Circle Annual Award for Services to the Arts

  • 1988 – Sir Peter Hall
  • 1989 – Dame Ninette de Valois
  • 1990 – Sir Michael Tippett
  • 1991 – Sir David Lean
  • 1992 – Sir John Mills
  • 1993 – Sir Peter Ustinov
  • 1994 – Sir John Drummond
  • 1995 – Sir Peter Wright
  • 1996 -  Richard Eyre
  • 1997 – Dame Judi Dench
  • 1998 – Sir Edward Downes
  • 1999 – Harold Pinter
  • 2000 – Dame Alicia Markova
  • 2001 – Paul Scofield
  • 2002 – Alfred Brendel
  • 2003 – Sir Ian McKellen
  • 2004 – Mike Leigh
  • 2005 – Alan Bennett
  • 2006 – Dame Helen Mirren
  • 2007 – Sir Tom Stoppard
  • 2008 – Peter Brook CH
  • 2009 – Sir Alan Ayckbourn
  • 2010 – Ken Loach
  • 2011 - Stephen Sondheim
  • 2012 - We gave five Centenary Awards - Sir Nicholas Serota, Sir Peter Wright, Sir Colin Davis, Max Stafford-Clarke, Danny Boyle
  • 2013 - Grayson Perry
  • 2014 - Nicholas Hytner
  • 2015 - Dame Maggie Smith

CONTACT

Enquiries about the Critics' Circle should be made to the Hon Gen Sec Rick Jones by email criticscircleallsections@gmail.com or telephone 020 8698 2460.