2014 Olivier Award Winners
The winners have been announced for the 2014 Olivier Awards, which took place yesterday at London’s Royal Opera House, hosted by Gemma Arterton and Stephen Mangan.
An incredible evening of celebration, award-giving and unbelievable live performances, the critically acclaimed Chimerica won five Olivier Awards including Best New Play and Best Director, while The Book of Mormon triumphed scooping four awards, including Best New Musical. Once also made headlines with Zrinka Cvitesic winning Best Actress in a Musical and the production taking away the Autograph Sound Award for Outstanding Achievement in Music.
The BBC Radio 2 Audience Award, the only category voted for by theatregoers, was a closely fought contest between blockbuster musicals Les Misérables, Matilda The Musical, The Phantom of the Opera and Wicked. However, coming out on top, Les Misérables took away the Laurence Olivier statuette on the day.
See who else won at the 2014 Olivier Awards with our full news story.
Jeeves & Wooster in 'Perfect Nonsense'SPIFFING BRITISH FIZZ ON US
Winner: Best New Comedy
Join Robert Webb as the effervescent, aristocratic fool Bertie Wooster and Mark Heap as his dutiful valet, Jeeves with Mark Hadfield as Seppings in the critically acclaimed stage play. Celebrate with complimentary fizz, plus a great seat from only £39.50. View offer / Book tickets
OnceNO BOOKING FEE
Winner: Best Actress in a Musical, Autograph Sound Award for Outstanding Achievement in Music
Based on the much-loved Oscar-winning film, Once is a celebration of love, friendship and music. Great seats from only £19.50 with no added fees. View offers / Book tickets
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Winner: Outstanding Achievement in an Affiliate Theatre (Tricycle Theatre)
Having since transferred to the West End, book now for the ‘wickedly funny’ (Evening Standard) new play that opens the clasp on the relationship between two giants of the 20th Century The Queen and Margaret Thatcher. Tickets from as little as £20. View offers / Book tickets
Les MisérablesSEE THE GLOBAL STAGE SENSATION
Winner: BBC Radio 2 Audience Award
Set against the backdrop of 19th-century France, Les Misérables tells an enthralling story of broken dreams and unrequited love, passion, sacrifice and redemption - a timeless testament to the survival of the human spirit. Great seats from only £25.90. View offers / Book tickets
Charlie and the Chocolate FactoryNO BOOKING FEE
Winner: Best Costume Design, Best Lighting Design
Go beyond the gates where astonishment awaits, as down the sugary corridors and amongst the incredible edible delights, the five lucky winners discover not everything is as sweet as it seems. Great seats from £32.50 with no added fees. View offers / Book tickets
The Book of MormonSEE THE FUNNIEST MUSICAL OF ALL TIME
Winner: MasterCard Best New Musical, Best Actor in a Musical, Best Performance in a Supporting Role, Best Theatre Choreographer
Scooping four Olivier Awards, the multi-Tony Award-winning Broadway hit follows a pair of mismatched Mormon boys sent on a mission to a place that’s about as far from Salt Lake City as you can get - Uganda. Book tickets