The runners and riders I am backing at the Oliviers tonight (I have only listed those I have a strong opinion on):
Tom Hiddleston for Coriolanus at the Donmar Warehouse
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
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
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
The Olivier Awards Website can be found here:
A full list of all the awards and all the nominees can be found here:
The Olivier Awards 2014 Ceremony takes place tonight (Sunday 13 April) at the Royal Opera House.
ITV will broadcast a highlights programme capturing the best moments from the ceremony 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.