It’s almost Christmas and what would the festive season be without some recognition of the best of 2016? Over the next fortnight we’ll shortlist five nominees in each of 12 categories for our Oscars, or monstas if you will, of 2016.
Read on for nominees for the monsta for new play of the year. 2015 winner: Temple (Donmar)
Terence Rattigan’s 1952 play The Deep Blue Sea, which ran this summer in an acclaimed version at the National starring Helen McCrory, is thought to be based on the author’s relationship with the actor Kenny Morgan.
Read on for a view on Olivier-nominated musical star Paul Keating in the starring role