Olivier Awards 2016

Hi VIPs! How was your weekend? London’s Leicester Square came alive on Sunday night with the Olivier Awards – the Oscars of the theatre world.

If you’re planning a night out to a West-End show soon (and if not why not?) you need to know who won what. But first, let’s start with some red carpet glamour.

Laura Carmichael

Gemma Arterton

Rose Leslie and Kit Harrington

Dame Judi Dench

Shirley Bassey

Cyndi Lauper

Preeya Kalidas

Lara Pulver

And the winners are:

Best New Play


Best Actress in a Play

Denise Gough – People, Places and Things

Best Actor in a Play

Kenneth Cranham – The Father

Best Actress in a Supporting Role

Judi Dench – The Winter’s Tale

Best Actor in a Supporting Role

Mark Gatiss – Three Days in the Country

Best Actress in a Musical

Imelda Staunton – Gypsy

Best Actor in a Musical

Matt Henry – Kinky Boots

Best Supporting Actress in a Musical

LaraPulver – Gypsy

Best Supporting  Actor in a Musical

David Bedella – In The Heights 

Best New Musical

Kinky Boots

Best Musical Revival


Best Director

Robert Icke – Oresteia

Best Revival

Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom

Best New Comedy

Nell Gwynn

Best Costume Design

Gregg Barnes – Kinky Boots

Best Set Design

Anna Fleischle – Hangmen

Magic FM Audience Award

Phantom of the Opera

We hope that helps you plan a night out!

Now have a great day and we’ll be back tomorrow with a round-up of showbiz goss.

Zoe Griffin

Editor In Chief

Editor In Chief at Live Like A VIP. Author, Journalist & Copywriter. Often found with a glass of Champagne in hand!

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