Olivier Awards

Sheridan Smith Dedicates Olivier Award Nomination To Her Late Father

The Huffington Post | Rachel McGrath | Posted 07.03.2017 | UK Entertainment

Sheridan Smith has dedicated her Olivier Award nomination to her late father, Colin, who died in December 2016. The star is up for the Best Actress I...

Best Dressed Celebrities At The 2016 Olivier Awards

The Huffington Post | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 04.04.2016 | UK Style

The Olivier Awards are the biggest night in British theatre, so naturally a whole host of stars turned out to celebrate the 2016 ceremony. The red car...

'Book Of Mormon' Triumphs At Oliver Awards

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 14.04.2014 | UK Entertainment

‘Book Of Mormon’ and ‘Chimerica’ were both triumphant at the Olivier Awards 2014 on Sunday night, scooping a total of nine prizes between them...

'Once' the Musical a Rare Success for Current West End Musicals

Victoria Sadler | Posted 03.06.2014 | UK Entertainment
Victoria Sadler

This hasn't been a kind time for musicals, with high profile productions such as Stephen Ward: The Musical and From Here to Eternity struggling, so it's lovely to see such an unassuming but original piece succeed.

Good News For ABBA Fans (Well, Half)

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 03.04.2014 | UK Entertainment

ABBA fans, hanging on for dear life to any news of a reunion in the offing, will be relieved to hear that, at least, the males of the outfit have no p...

'The Full Monty' West End Show To Close Early

Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.03.2014 | UK Entertainment

‘The Full Monty’ West End show will close early in March due to poor ticket sales. The musical’s run was supposed to continue until 14 June,...

Olivier Awards 2014 Nominations Announced

Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 10.03.2014 | UK Entertainment

New Musical ‘Charlie And the Chocolate Factory’ leads the way with seven nominations at the Olivier Awards 2014. The play’s nominations inclu...

Theatre Review: The Weir, Wyndham's Theatre

Victoria Sadler | Posted 24.03.2014 | UK Entertainment
Victoria Sadler

This production of The Weir is so warm and intimate, it makes you feel as if you've just pulled up a bar stool in a rural Irish pub for the evening.

Dame Helen Reigns At Olivier Awards

PA | Posted 28.06.2013 | UK Entertainment

'The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time' has swept the board at this year's Olivier Awards, but Dame Helen Mirren was crowned the Queen of ...

LOOK: Stars Arrive For Olivier Awards

PA | Posted 29.04.2013 | UK Entertainment

Some of the biggest names in stage and screen have gathered at the Olivier Awards to celebrate the best of British theatre. Stars including Daniel ...

It's Helen vs Billie In The Olivier Awards

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.05.2013 | UK Entertainment

Dame Helen Mirren and Billie Piper will go head-to-head at this year's Olivier Awards - while James McAvoy is in the running for Macbeth. The Curio...

Matthew Tucker

Helen Mirren Returns As The Queen (REVIEW)

HuffingtonPost.com | Matthew Tucker | Posted 29.04.2013 | UK Entertainment

"The Dirty Dozen" is how the Queen describes the 12 Prime Ministers she's entertained in her 60-year reign. Well, sadly not the Queen (such juicy q...

Sheridan Smith To Host Televised Theatre Awards

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.04.2013 | Home

Actress Sheridan Smith is to host theatre's biggest prize show, The Olivier Awards, as the event returns to mainstream TV for the first time in a deca...

RSC Boss: 'Theatre Is A Sexist World'

PA | Posted 11.07.2012 | Home

The Royal Shakespeare Company's outgoing artistic director has warned against deeper cuts to the arts and lamented the unequal footing for women in Br...

One Man, Two Guvnors Opens On Broadway (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 19.04.2012 | UK Entertainment

The opening night of One Man, Two Guvnors on Broadway has left audiences and critics buzzing. Elizabeth Vincentelli from the New York Post praised ...

Olivier Success: Bravo ENO!

Paul Hewitt | Posted 16.06.2012 | Home
Paul Hewitt

At Sunday's Olivier Awards, the most prestigious awards in London theatre, the English National Opera came away with both opera awards. Winning both categories dedicated to Opera: Castor And Pollux won 'Best New Opera Production' and the ENO's breadth and diversity of the artistic programme won 'Outstanding Achievement in Opera'.

Cheryl, Is That You?

The Huffington Post UK | Ashley Percival | Posted 16.04.2012 | Home

Cheryl Cole is that you? No, it's actually her Girls Aloud bandmate Kimberley Walsh, but we were nearly caught out for a minute there. Now t...

Kara Tointon Brings Jazz Age Glamour To The Olivier Awards

MyDaily | Posted 16.06.2012 | UK Style

Who: Kara Tointon...

Olivier Awards To Be Beamed To Big Screens In London

PA | Posted 24.03.2012 | Home

This year's Olivier Awards will include a live link-up to New York featuring British stars who are performing on Broadway. The theatrical awards, w...