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What's OnThe Olivier Awards 2019 - The Nominees

Celebrating the best of British theatre at the most prestigious London theatre awards!
  • Dates 05/03/2019 - 05/03/2019
  • Location Royal Albert Hall, SW7 2AP
  • Price
The Olivier Awards are back with a bang!Recognising excellence on the theatre scene the Olivier Awards are an annual awards show presented by the Society of London Theatre. This year’s ceremony will take place on Sunday 7th April at the Royal Albert Hall, hosted by Jason Manford.The awards commemorate the late and great actor and director, Laurence Olivier, who dominated the British stage in the mid-twentieth century.From the gender switched Sondheim classic, Company at the Geilgud Theatre, to the and 9/11 heartwarmer, Come From Away at the Phoenix Theatre, both up for a whooping nine awards – it promises to be a show-stopping celebration.So, don’t miss an exciting evening featuring sample scenes from some of the hottest shows to have hit the West End this year. Bringing you the best of British Theatre, it’s a key date in the calendar for theatre lovers, goes and do-ers far and wide.You’re probably wanting to find out more about the nominees, right?View all the nominees here.The very best of the West EndLeicester Square is widely referred to as London’s Theatreland and many of the shows at surrounding theatres have been nominated for an award.Don’t worry, there’s still time to brush up on your theatre knowledge! And right now, there’s never been a better time. With plenty of famous faces on stage right now you might just discover a star or two at your next theatre outing.COMPANY is a must see. A rejuvenation on Stephen Sondheim’s classic musical and up for nine nominations. The show is in its last remaining weeks so you’d better hurry as you don’t want to miss this.Read the 4.5* reviews on Trip Advisor.Or perhaps your looking for a classical comedy caper? Don’t miss Only Fools and Horses in its West End adaptation. As it’s brand new, sadly this show missed out on the 2019 Olivier Awards. But, it’s one Del of a show, so could be nominated next year. Sound cushty?Read the 5* reviews on Trip Advisor here.

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