Olivier awards

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Olivier winner Sharon D Clarke: 'Not a penny came in until June. I thanked God for a voiceover job'
She went from rave diva with Nomad to winning her third Olivier award on Sunday for Death of a Salesman. Yet the London actor isn’t immune to the storms battering theatre

Arifa Akbar

28, Oct, 2020 @12:13 PM

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Dear Evan Hansen wins three awards as virtual Oliviers honour theatre
Newcomers joined stalwarts such as Matthew Bourne, who won his ninth award

Lanre Bakare Arts and culture correspondent

25, Oct, 2020 @11:40 PM

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Olivier awards replaces cancelled ceremony with greatest moments show
Jason Manford will present programme of past highlights from the awards show, which has been postponed this year due to the coronavirus outbreak

Chris Wiegand

25, Mar, 2020 @3:59 PM

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Fleabag's Phoebe Waller-Bridge and Andrew Scott up for Olivier awards
TV co-stars compete for acting prizes at this year’s theatre awards, whose nominations are led by the musicals & Juliet, Fiddler on the Roof and Dear Evan Hansen

Chris Wiegand

03, Mar, 2020 @4:05 PM

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The Inheritance, Company and Come from Away win big at Olivier awards
Subsidised theatre’s impact on West End highlighted by winning productions

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

07, Apr, 2019 @8:15 PM

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Danny Dyer's 'shout out to the Duchess!' – the Olivier awards' best quotes
Danny Dyer saluted royalty, Akram Khan told us to keep moving and Laura Wade remembered meeting her partner

Chris Wiegand

07, Apr, 2019 @7:23 PM

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Olivier awards 2019: full list of winners
The Inheritance, Come from Away and Company are among the shows that have triumphed at this year’s ceremony

07, Apr, 2019 @6:58 PM

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'The band were in tears!' How karaoke musicals are conquering theatre
Six and Waitress are the latest shows to find singalong success – and without a jukebox hit between them. What’s their secret?

Chris Wiegand

28, Mar, 2019 @6:00 AM

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Olivier awards: Company and Come from Away lead nominations
The gender-switched Sondheim classic and 9/11 heartwarmer each received nine nominations for the awards, to be held on 7 April

Mark Brown, arts correspondent

05, Mar, 2019 @3:17 PM

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Olivier awards rename best director prize after omitting Peter Hall tribute
Theatre gala organisers apologise for ‘serious error’ in leaving the influential director out of this year’s In Memoriam segment

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

10, Apr, 2018 @4:22 PM

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'It’s very difficult to be mad as hell': the Olivier awards' best quotes
Highlights from the speeches given by Bryan Cranston, Jez Butterworth, Sheila Atim and others at the 2018 Oliviers

09, Apr, 2018 @5:00 AM

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Revolutionary musical Hamilton takes home seven Olivier awards
Jez Butterworth’s The Ferryman, the National Theatre and Bryan Cranston also come up trumps

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

08, Apr, 2018 @8:25 PM

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