According to Irish Examiner, James has received a nomination at the Evening Standard Theatre Awards for his performance in The Ruling Class. He’s up against Ralph Fiennes, Simon Russell Beale and Kenneth Cranham. Winners will be announced at an awards ceremony on November 22.
The National Theatre leads the London Evening Standard Theatre Awards shortlist with seven nominations including best actor for Ralph Fiennes and best actress for Denise Gough.
For the first time this year, there are three musical awards, including the Evening Standard Radio 2 Audience Award for best musical, the winner of which will be announced live on the night by Radio 2 host Elaine Paige.
In the Best Actor category, Fiennes’ performance as philosophical revolutionary Jack Tanner in Man and Superman will compete against four-time Evening Standard Award winner Simon Russell Beale for his lead turn in Temple at the Donmar Warehouse, Kenneth Cranham in The Father, and James McAvoy in The Ruling Class.