The Kinks musical Sunny Afternoon was the big winner at the Olivier Awards 2015, taking home a 4 awards in total.
The winners have been announced for the 2015 Olivier Awards, the most important night in Theatreland which took place last night at London’s prestigious Royal Opera House.
SUNNY AFTERNOON stole the night with four Olivier Award wins.
Dame Angela Lansbury won the award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role for her performance in Blithe Spirit.
Penelope Wilton and Mark Strong both won Best Actress and Best Actor respectively with Mark Strong's A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE winning three awards.
Brilliant new shows Beautiful, The Carole King Musical and Memphis also won two Olivier Awards each last night.
WICKED won the hotly contested This Morning Audience Award, the only category voted for by members of the public. Wicked beat out strong competition from other West End favourites Billy Elliot, Matilda and Jersey Boys.
The full list of winners appears below. Congratulations to all the winners!
OLIVER AWARDS 2015 WINNERS
A View From The Bridge at Young Vic & Wyndham’s Theatre
BEST NEW COMEDY
The Play That Goes Wrong at Duchess Theatre
OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN AN AFFILIATE THEATRE
Bull at The Maria at Young Vic
WHITE LIGHT AWARD FOR BEST LIGHTING DESIGN
Howard Harrison for City Of Angels at Donmar Warehouse
BEST SOUND DESIGN
Gareth Owen for Memphis The Musical at Shaftesbury Theatre
BEST COSTUME DESIGN
Christopher Oram for Wolf Hall and Bring Up The Bodies at Aldwych Theatre
XL VIDEO AWARD FOR BEST SET DESIGN
Es Devlin for The Nether at Duke of York’s Theatre
BEST ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
Nathaniel Parker for Wolf Hall and Bring Up The Bodies at Aldwych Theatre
BEST ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
Angela Lansbury for Blithe Spirit at Gielgud Theatre
BEST NEW OPERA PRODUCTION
The Mastersingers Of Nuremberg at London Coliseum
OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN OPERA
Richard Jones for his direction of The Girl Of The Golden West, The Mastersingers Of Nuremberg and Rodelinda at London Coliseum
VIRGIN ATLANTIC BEST NEW PLAY
King Charles III at Almeida Theatre & Wyndham’s Theatre
Mark Strong for A View From The Bridge at Young Vic & Wyndham’s Theatre
Penelope Wilton for Taken At Midnight at Theatre Royal Haymarket
THIS MORNING AUDIENCE AWARD
Wicked at Apollo Victoria Theatre
BEST NEW DANCE PRODUCTION (awarded jointly)
32 Rue Vandenbranden by Peeping Tom at Barbican
Mats Ek’s Juliet And Romeo by Royal Swedish Ballet at Sadler’s Wells
OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN DANCE
Crystal Pite for her choreography in the productions of The Associates – A Picture Of You Falling, The Tempest Replica and Polaris at Sadler’s Wells
BEST ENTERTAINMENT & FAMILY
La Soirée at La Soirée Spiegeltent
BEST THEATRE CHOREOGRAPHER
Sergio Trujillo for Memphis The Musical at Shaftesbury Theatre
Ivo Van Hove for A View From The Bridge at the Young Vic & Wyndham’s Theatre
AUTOGRAPH SOUND AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN MUSIC
Ray Davies for Sunny Afternoon at Hampstead Theatre & Harold Pinter Theatre
BEST ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE IN A MUSICAL
George Maguire for Sunny Afternoon at Hampstead Theatre & Harold Pinter Theatre
BEST ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE IN A MUSICAL
Lorna Want for Beautiful – The Carole King Musical at Aldwych Theatre
MAGIC RADIO BEST MUSICAL REVIVAL
City Of Angels at Donmar Warehouse
BEST ACTOR IN A MUSICAL
John Dagleish for Sunny Afternoon at Hampstead Theatre & Harold Pinter Theatre
BEST ACTRESS IN A MUSICAL
Katie Brayben for Beautiful – The Carole King Musical at Aldwych Theatre
MASTERCARD BEST NEW MUSICAL
Sunny Afternoon at Hampstead Theatre & Harold Pinter Theatre