The runners and riders I am backing at the Oliviers tonight (I have only listed those I have a strong opinion on):
Richard Armitage for The Crucible at Old Vic
Mark Strong for A View From The Bridge at Young Vic & Wyndham’s Theatre
Kristin Scott Thomas for Electra at Old Vic
Rupert Goold for King Charles III at Almeida Theatre & Wyndham’s Theatre
Ivo Van Hove for A View From The Bridge at the Young Vic & Wyndham’s Theatre
The Crucible at Old Vic
Skylight at Wyndham’s Theatre
VIRGIN ATLANTIC BEST NEW PLAY
King Charles III at Almeida Theatre & Wyndham’s Theatre
BEST NEW COMEDY
Handbagged at Vaudeville Theatre
MAGIC RADIO BEST MUSICAL REVIVAL
Miss Saigon at Prince Edward Theatre
OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN AN AFFILIATE THEATRE
Bull at The Maria at Young Vic
WHITE LIGHT AWARD FOR BEST LIGHTING DESIGN
Jon Clark for King Charles III at Almeida Theatre & Wyndham’s 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 2015 Ceremony takes place tonight (Sunday 12 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.