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LAURENCE OLIVIER AWARDS 2006 WINNERS

LAURENCE OLIVIER AWARDS 2006 WINNERS

BEST ACTRESS Eve Best for HEDDA GABLER at the Almeida and Duke of York’s

BEST ACTOR Brian Dennehy for DEATH OF A SALESMAN at the Lyric

BEST PERFORMANCE IN A SUPPORTING ROLE Noma Dumezweni for A RAISIN IN THE SUN Young Vic at the Lyric Hammersmith

BEST NEW PLAY ON THE SHORE OF THE WIDE WORLD by Simon Stephens at the Cottesloe

BEST NEW COMEDY HEROES by Gérald Sibleyras translated by Tom Stoppard at Wyndham’s

BEST ENTERTAINMENT SOMETHING WICKED THIS WAY COMES at the Cambridge

BEST REVIVAL HEDDA GABLER by Henrik Ibsen in a new version by Richard Eyre at the Almeida and Duke of York’s

BEST NEW MUSICAL BILLY ELLIOT – THE MUSICAL book and lyrics by Lee Hall, music by Elton John at the Victoria Palace

OUTSTANDING MUSICAL PRODUCTION GUYS AND DOLLS based on a story and characters of Damon Runyon, music and lyrics by Frank Loesser, book by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows at the Piccadilly

BEST ACTRESS IN A MUSICAL Jane Krakowski for GUYS AND DOLLS at the Piccadilly

BEST ACTOR IN A MUSICAL James Lomas, George Maguire and Liam Mower for BILLY ELLIOT - THE MUSICAL at the Victoria Palace

BEST PERFORMANCE IN A SUPPORTING ROLE IN A MUSICAL Celia Imrie for ACORN ANTIQUES – THE MUSICAL! at the Theatre Royal, Haymarket

BEST DIRECTOR Richard Eyre for HEDDA GABLER at the Almeida and Duke of York’s

BEST THEATRE CHOREOGRAPHER Peter Darling for BILLY ELLIOT - THE MUSICAL at the Victoria Palace

BEST LIGHTING DESIGN DON CARLOS designed by Paule Constable at the Gielgud

BEST SET DESIGN HEDDA GABLER designed by Rob Howell at the Almeida and Duke of York’s

BEST COSTUME DESIGN THE DOG IN THE MANGER designed by Es Devlin at the Playhouse

BEST SOUND DESIGN BILLY ELLIOT – THE MUSICAL designed by Paul Arditti at the Victoria Palace

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN AN AFFILIATE THEATRE BLOODY SUNDAY – SCENES FROM THE SAVILLE INQUIRY at the Tricycle Theatre

BEST NEW DANCE PRODUCTION Sylvie Guillem and Russell Maliphant’s PUSH at Sadler’s Wells

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN DANCE Pina Bausch for the creation of NELKEN and PALERMO PALERMO at Sadler’s Wells

BEST NEW OPERA PRODUCTION English National Opera''s MADAM BUTTERFLY at the London Coliseum

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN OPERA Simon Keenlyside for his performances in the Royal Opera''s 1984 at the Royal Opera House and English National Opera’s BILLY BUDD at the London Coliseum

THE SOCIETY OF LONDON THEATRE SPECIAL AWARD Sir Ian McKellen.