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Radcliffe - Said working on The Cripple of Inishmaan has been "a truly joyous experience"

Daniel Radcliffe has won Best Actor in a Play at the WhatsOnStage Awards in London for his performance in the West End production of Martin McDonagh's The Cripple of Inishmaan.

Speaking at the awards, which are voted for by the public, the Harry Potter star said: "I am deeply honoured to receive this prestigious award and I accept it on behalf of the whole cast who together helped make this production of The Cripple of Inishmaan a truly joyous experience for me as an actor."

Radcliffe continued: "I'd also like to thank Michael Grandage for his leadership and inspirational direction, and I'm absolutely thrilled to now be given the opportunity to take Martin McDonagh's achingly witty and poignant play to Broadway."

Radcliffe's Harry Potter co-star Rupert Grint won the award for London Newcomer of the Year for his West End debut in Mojo.

Other winners included: Helen Mirren (Best Actress for The Audience), David Walliams (Best Supporting Actor for A Midsummer Night's Dream), Once (Best Original Music) and The Audience (Best New Play). 

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