What a Lady! Downton Abbey's Laura Carmichael commands attention in sweeping red lace dress at the Evening Standard Theatre Awards 2017

She first found fame as?Lady Edith Crawley on the ITV?period drama Downton Abbey.?

And Laura Carmichael stunned in an elegant floor-length crimson lace dress at the?Evening Standard Theatre Awards in London on Sunday night.

The 31-year-old actress looked super glamorous in the red gown with her golden blonde bob flowing in loose waves as she made an entrance at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane.?

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Crimson lady:?Laura Carmichael, 31, attends the Evening Standard Theatre Awards at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane in London on Sunday night in a long red lace dress with black heels

Crimson lady:?Laura Carmichael, 31, attends the Evening Standard Theatre Awards at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane in London on Sunday night in a long red lace dress with black heels

The TV starlet chose black ballet style stilettos, wrapped beautifully around her slender ankles.?

The natural beauty chose minimal make-up, just a touch of gold eye-shadow on her amber eyes and a brush of bronze powder with a touch of clear lip-gloss. ?

The talented star looked every inch the leading lady as she posed for the cameras outside the star-studded event. ?

Leading lady: The talented actress looked gorgeous in her red frock and ballet style black stilettos with minimal make-up and her dark blonde locks in loose waves
Leading lady: The talented actress looked gorgeous in her red frock and ballet style black stilettos with minimal make-up and her dark blonde locks in loose waves

Leading lady: The talented actress looked gorgeous in her red frock and ballet style black stilettos with minimal make-up and her dark blonde locks in loose waves

Evening Standard Theatre Awards?2017?- The Winners

Best Actor in partnership with Ambassador Theatre Group

Bertie Carvel - Ink, Almeida Theatre and Duke of York’s Theatre

Andrew Garfield - Angels In America, National Theatre (Lyttleton) WINNER

Andrew Scott - Hamlet, Almeida Theatre and Harold Pinter Theatre

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Natasha Richardson Award for Best Actress in partnership with Christian Louboutin

Laura Donnelly - The Ferryman, Royal Court and Gielgud Theatre

Victoria Hamilton - Albion, Almeida Theatre

Glenda Jackson - King Lear, Old Vic Theatre WINNER

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Milton Shulman Award for Best Director?

Dominic Cooke - Follies, National Theatre

Robert Icke - Hamlet, Almeida Theatre and Harold Pinter Theatre

Sam Mendes - The Ferryman, Royal Court and Gielgud Theatre?WINNER

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Best Play In partnership with Hiscox, Official Arts Partner of the Evening Standard

The Children - Lucy Kirkwood, Royal Court

The Ferryman - Jez Butterworth, Royal Court and Gielgud Theatre WINNER

Ink - James Graham, Almeida Theatre and Duke of York’s Theatre

Oslo - J T Rogers, National Theatre and Harold Pinter Theatre

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Best Design

Jon Bausor - Bat Out Of Hell — The Musical, Coliseum

Bunny - Christie Heisenberg: The Uncertainty Principle, Wyndham’s Theatre/The Red Barn, National Theatre/ Ink, Almeida Theatre and Duke of York’s Theatre WINNER

Soutra Gilmour - Twelfth Night, National Theatre

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Best Musical Performance?

Janie Dee - Follies, National Theatre

Robert Fairchild - An American In Paris, Dominion Theatre

Amber Riley - Dreamgirls, Savoy Theatre WINNER

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Charles Wintour Award for Most Promising Playwright

Al Smith - Harrogate, High Tide Festival and Royal Court

Branden Jacobs-Jenkins - An Octoroon, Orange Tree Theatre WINNER

Katherine Soper - Wish List, Royal Exchange Manchester and Royal Court

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Emerging Talent Award

Sheila Atim Girl - From The North Country, Old Vic Theatre

Tom Glynn-Carney - The Ferryman, Royal Court and Gielgud Theatre WINNER

Luke Thallon - Albion, Almeida Theatre?

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Evening Standard Radio 2 Audience Award for Best Musical??

An American in Paris - The Dominion Theatre

Bat Out of Hell - The Coliseum WINNER

Dreamgirls - The Savoy Theatre

Follies - Olivier Theatre, National Theatre

School of Rock - New London Theatre

The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13 ? The Musical - Menier Chocolate Factory, Southwark

She Loves Me -?Menier Chocolate Factory, Southwark

The Southampton born beauty has been busy working on various projects since?starring as Lady Edith.?

Laura has appeared in several films including indie comedy Burn Burn Burn and period drama A United Kingdom.?

The former redhead also proved her stage credentials in her West End debut in Uncle Vanya, opposite Anna Friel.?

Unlucky in love: The screen siren here as Lady Edith in Series 3, Episode 2 alongside Robert Bathurst as Sir Anthony Strallan, her love interest?

Unlucky in love: The screen siren here as Lady Edith in Series 3, Episode 2 alongside Robert Bathurst as Sir Anthony Strallan, her love interest?

The hugely popular drama Downton Abbey may have ended almost two years ago, but film rumours continue to swirl and are yet to be either denied or confirmed.

Laura's co-star Michelle Dockery recently spoke of her desire for a movie version of the drama.?

She told Variety: “I’m hopeful that it would happen at some point, but that’s all I can tell you for now. We’ll see what happens.”

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