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Monday 11 June 2018, 1:30pm

RADA graduate Glenda Jackson has won the Tony Award for Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Play for her performance in Three Tall Women on Broadway.

It is her first Tony Award after four previous nominations, and follows her wins at the Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle and Drama League Awards for the same role. Three Tall Women by Edward Albee won the 1994 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and was nominated for a total of six Tony Awards, winning two.

Big winners on the night included Harry Potter and the Cursed Child which features RADA graduate Jamie Parker and won six awards in total including Best Play. Angels in America, which includes graduate James McArdle, also won three awards including Best Revival of a Play.

Also nominated at the awards were RADA graduates Jamie Parker and Sir Mark Rylance for Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Play - for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child and Farinelli and the King respectively - and Dame Diana Rigg for Best Featured Actress in a Musical for the Broadway revival of My Fair Lady.

See a full list of winners here.