Stoppard's Rock 'n' Roll won a double accolade by winning the Best New Play category along with Rufus Sewell who scooped the Best Actor Award.
While turner won Best Actress for her performance as Martha in Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Caroline, or Change won the Best Musical award. In a reference to the mixed reviews the show received in New York, a light-hearted message from the show's book and lyric writer Tony Kushner suggested that it would be a good idea for London's critics to replace their New York counterparts for a while.
Connie Fisher, star of The Sound of Music, was also recognized with the Most Promising Newcomer Award, won jointly with actor Andrew Garfield.
The full list of winners follows.
Best New Play
Rock ‘n’ Roll by Tom Stoppard
The Peter Hepple Ward for Best Musical (new or revival)
Caroline, or Change
Rufus Sewell in Rock ‘n’ Roll
Kathleen Turner in Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf
The John and Wendy Trewin Award for Best Shakespearean Performance
Tamsin Grieg for Much Ado About Nothing
John Tiffany for Black Watch
The Punchdrunk Faust Company
Most Promising Playwright
Nina Raine for Rabbit
The Jack Tinker Award for Most Promising Newcomer
Connie Fisher for The Sound of Music and Andrew Garfield in Beautiful hing and Burn/Chatroom/Citizenship and The Overwhelming.