Colin Firth is outshone by stunning wife Livia in red satin dress as the glamorous couple make a dazzling appearance at the Evening Standard Theatre Awards 2017

He made women across the country swoon as Mr Darcy in Pride and Prejudice and later as Bridget Jones’ dashing suitor.

But on Sunday all eyes were on Colin Firth’s stunning wife Livia as they arrived at the Evening Standard Theatre Awards in London.

The 48-year-old founder of sustainability consultancy Eco Age dazzled in a high-neck red silk gown with frills on the sleeves and keyhole cut-outs which offered glimpses of her decolletage.

The Italian beauty kept her locks scraped back in an elegant chignon, revealing chunky silver hoops.

Livia pulled her look together with a royal blue clutch and matching high-heeled sandals.

She accentuated her pout with a slick of crimson lipstick.

The award-winning actor, 57, looked his usual dapper self in a classic black tuxedo, bow tie and black square glasses.

The couple, who have been married for two decades, were in good spirits at the star-studded event, which celebrates London’s West-end talent. 

There, they joined the likes of Cate Blanchett, Keira Knightley and Anna Wintour, who co-hosts this year’s awards.

The actor’s appearance follows his announcement earlier this year that he has applied to the Italian embassy in London for citizenship – reportedly in reaction to Britain voting to leave the EU.

A source told the Daily Mail’s Sebastian Shakespeare: ‘Colin was horrified by Brexit and is worried about the consequences.’

It may come as no surprise to fans however, as his wife Livia, previously Giuggioli, was born in the capital city Rome.

While the couple live in Chiswick, West London with their two sons – Luca, 16, and Matteo, thirteen – they also have a holiday home in Umbria, where they spend plenty of time as a family.

   Evening Standard Theatre Awards

     2017 – The Nominations

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)

Andrew Scott – Hamlet, Almeida Theatre and Harold Pinter Theatre

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

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 

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

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

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

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

Soutra Gilmour – Twelfth Night, National Theatre

Best musical performance 

Janie Dee – Follies, National Theatre

Robert Fairchild – An American In Paris, Dominion Theatre

Amber Riley – Dreamgirls, Savoy Theatre

Charles Wintour Award for Most Promising Playwright

Al Smith – Harrogate, High Tide Festival and Royal Court

Branden Jacobs-Jenkins – An Octoroon, Orange Tree Theatre

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

Emerging Talent Award

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

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

Luke Thallon – Albion, Almeida Theatre

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