March 12th, 2014

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Olivier Awards 2014: The Nominations are in!

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The Olivier Awards Website can be found here:
http://www.olivierawards.com/home/

The Olivier Award nominations were announced on Monday 10 March. These are the runners and riders I am backing (I have only listed those I have a strong opinion on):

Best Actor
Tom Hiddleston for Coriolanus at the Donmar Warehouse

Best Actress
Hayley Atwell for The Pride at the Trafalgar Studios

Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Jack Lowden for Ghosts at the Almeida Theatre & Trafalgar Studios

Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Cecilia Noble for The Amen Corner at the National Theatre, Olivier

American Airlines Best New Play
Chimerica at the Almeida Theatre & Harold Pinter Theatre

Best Director
Lyndsey Turner for Chimerica at the Almeida Theatre & Harold Pinter Theatre

MasterCard Best New Musical
Charlie And The Chocolate Factory at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane

Best Revival
Othello at the National Theatre, Olivier

XL Video Award for Best Set Design
Es Devlin for Chimerica at the Almeida Theatre & Harold Pinter Theatre

Outstanding Achievement in an Affiliate Theatre
Handbagged at the Tricycle Theatre

A full list of all the awards and all the nominees can be found here:
http://www.olivierawards.com/news/view/item222452/hit-musicals-lead-olivier-nominations/

The Olivier Awards 2014 Ceremony will take place on Sunday 13 April at the Royal Opera House.

ITV will broadcast a highlights programme capturing the very best moments from the ceremony shortly after proceedings at the Royal Opera House have come to a close.

There will also be an ITV stage in Covent Garden Piazza where the ceremony will be streamed live.