Olivier awards

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‘I feel like I’ve got the best job in the world!’ – Amy Lennox, the knockout star of Cabaret
As a kid growing up in Aberdeen, she rebelled against singing. Now she’s proving sensational in the classic Weimar musical – but finds its present-day parallels chilling

Tshepo Mokoena

09, Jun, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Jamming with Jokerman: how Bob Marley and Bob Dylan’s songs powered hit musicals
Olivier award-winner Simon Hale on the thrill of orchestrating two legends’ tracks on Get Up, Stand Up! and Girl from the North Country

Ammar Kalia

31, May, 2022 @1:53 PM

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‘Everything I do is urgent’: actor Liz Carr on confronting mortality, taking risks – and winning awards
The Olivier winner on how activism has helped her deal with online abuse, her two years of shielding – and why her life is amazing

Interview by Emine Saner. Portrait by Linda Nylind

10, May, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Make theatres safe for vulnerable people | Letters
Letters: Kate Boulton feels shut out of performances where there is no mask-wearing due to Covid concerns. Plus a letter from Anthony Lawton

Letters

13, Apr, 2022 @4:26 PM

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The Olivier awards toasted theatre’s winning can-do spirit through the pandemic
Cabaret and Life of Pi were deservedly recognised on a night that could have spread the love more widely and often favoured comforting shows

Arifa Akbar

11, Apr, 2022 @2:21 PM

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Cabaret’s Elliot Levey: ‘This Passover, an exodus is happening in real time’
As Jews prepare to recount the escape from Egypt over the Seder night, the Olivier award-winning actor reflects on his personal connection to the Ukrainian conflict

Elliot Levey

11, Apr, 2022 @12:53 PM

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Actor Liz Carr calls for mask-only theatre performances
Silent Witness star says venues should hold separate shows so people most at risk of Covid can attend

Kevin Rawlinson

11, Apr, 2022 @8:40 AM

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‘I don’t want any stage school brats!’: Sylvia Young on nurturing Billie Piper, Daniel Kaluuya and a host of stars
For 50 years, Sylvia Young’s theatre school has trained the likes of Dua Lipa, Nicholas Hoult and a ‘very naughty’ Amy Winehouse. The 82-year-old tells us how it started – and why she expelled her own daughter

Emine Saner

11, Apr, 2022 @5:00 AM

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‘My worst nightmare and my biggest dream!’ The Olivier awards’ best quotes
Host Jason Manford, Cabaret stars Jessie Buckley and Eddie Redmayne, and a host of other presenters and winners gave some candid speeches at the ceremony

Chris Wiegand

10, Apr, 2022 @11:16 PM

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Olivier awards 2022: the full list of winners
Find out who won what at the Royal Albert Hall ceremony where Cabaret was toasted and Life of Pi proved a roaring success

Chris Wiegand

10, Apr, 2022 @8:35 PM

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Cabaret wins seven awards as Oliviers return to Royal Albert Hall
Awards for Eddie Redmayne and Jessie Buckley among musical’s wins, with Life of Pi also recognised in several categories

Chris Wiegand Stage editor

10, Apr, 2022 @8:34 PM

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Olivier awards: Cabaret and Anything Goes lead nominations
Along with Life of Pi, the musical revivals are this year’s biggest contenders, with all four of their respective leads vying to win best actor or actress on 10 April

Harriet Sherwood Arts and culture correspondent

08, Mar, 2022 @5:20 PM

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