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It’s the biggest occasion in the theatre industry calendar and, slowly but surely, we are finding out which artists will be presenting those life-changing 2018 Olivier Awards this Sunday 8 April at the Royal Albert Hall.

27 Mar

It's back and better than ever! ‘Magic at the Musicals with Cadbury Dairy Milk’ is set to return to London’s Royal Albert Hall for one night only on 21st May 2018 with a brand new show and a 60 piece orchestra...

WATCH HERE! Nominees including Everybody’s Talking About Jamie’s Josie Walker & Be Inspired champion Willy Mukendi, from our friends at the Musical Theatre Appreciation Society, joined Collabro’s Jamie Lambert in the first episode of Road to the Oliviers, a new four-part Facebook series.

15 Mar

Stars of Everybody’s Talking About Jamie will join Collabro’s Jamie Lambert in Road to the Oliviers, a new four-part series celebrating this year’s #OlivierAwards nominations, launching this week.

Catherine Tate follows in the footsteps of Michael Ball, Imelda Staunton, Jason Manford, Clive Anderson and Anthony Head to host the UK’s biggest theatre awards. This year’s Olivier Awards take place at the Royal Albert Hall on Sunday 8 April 2018.

Where will you be on Sunday 8 April? If you're like us, you'll be at the Royal Albert Hall, either in person or in spirit, for the biggest awards night of all. Yep, key dates for the 2018 Olivier Awards have been confirmed...

14 Jun

It's been far too long, but the wait is almost over. Our favourite wicked witch Idina Menzel has landed on our shores and begins the UK leg of her #IdinaWorldTour this Wednesday 14 June in Bristol before heading down to the Royal Albert Hall and beyond. She recorded a video message to all her fans in the UK and we're SUPER excited! We can't wait to laugh and cry along with our original Elphaba. Get those voices warmed up guys, the belting-queen is BACK...

Last night was the primetime broadcast of the 2017 Olivier Awards on ITV! Fans finally got to see for themselves the glitz and glamour of Sunday's star-studded event and watch their #StageFaves perform songs from nominated shows. There was an awful lot of fan love in particular for Gary Barlow, Amber Riley and Lin-Manuel Miranda, but they were far from being the only stars worthy of praise. Here are our 18 favourite (and some of the funniest) audience tweets while watching the show. (You must scroll down to see young Jena's reaction to Amber!)...

How did #StageFaves celebrate their Olivier Award wins on social media? Reactions from Andy Karl, Amber Riley, Adam J Bernard, Rebecca Trehearn, Andrew Lloyd Webber and the teams behind this year's award-winning shows...

The #OlivierAwards ceremony may have ended at 10pm, but the night went on until morning! Here's our collection of favourite tweets from the party bus, the celebration, and the aftermath!

10 Apr

We were blown away by the performances from last night's Olivier Awards ceremony at the Royal Albert Hall! Check out these photos of five #StageFave musicals vying for top spot - taken by people in the room! Who's jealous!?

10 Apr

What a weekend! Our #StageFaves vlogger Perry O'Bree spent Sunday afternoon at the Royal Albert Hall on the red carpet at the 2017 Olivier Awards! Catch his interviews with the likes of Tim Minchin, Audra McDonald, Tyrone Huntley and the cast of Gary Barlow's THE GIRLS...

In the play and design categories, Harry Potter & the Cursed Child swept the board with a record nine wins at the 2017 Olivier Awards. In the musical categories, there were double wins for Dreamgirls, Groundhog Day and Andrew Lloyd Webber, but Half a Sixpence and The Girls went home empty-handed...

09 Apr

For the first time ever, the Olivier Awards are broadcasting a Red Carpet Live show from 4.30pm to 6.00pm. You can watch it here live and on replay... Who are you rooting for?

Just hours to go until this year's Olivier Awards, which take place this Sunday 9 April. The 2017 Oliviers aren't just the biggest ever - held for the first time at the Royal Albert Hall and broadcast primetime on ITV - they're also the most social ever with lots of innovations in the mix. We're counting down this week. Each day, we'll be rounding up the best awards content being shared on social media. Final update on Saturday 8 April...

On a sunny day in London the day before the 2017 Olivier Awards, what are the crew who make theatre's biggest night of the year doing? Working very very hard. Here's a little Twitter moment to give you a glimpse of what's happening behind the scenes in preparation...

08 Apr

One day to go! Here's #StageFaves blogger Perry O'Bree to remind you of the key musical nominations in the 2017 Olivier Awards and what to look out for tomorrow...

Audra McDonald will perform exclusively for the Memoriam section of this year's Olivier Awards on Sunday, while further #StageFaves presenters announced for the final line-up include Amanda Holden and Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda...

The Olivier Awards are going primetime on ITV this year. And that's in addition to other coverage on radio and social media on the night. Which #StageFaves performances are you most looking forward to as part of the show?

14 Mar

Musical Theatre Review reports on the theatre event of the year and its newly announced host for 2017 - comedian, leading man and #StageFaves favourite, Jason Manford!