Jason Manford makes it a triple as he returns to host the Olivier Awards 2020

17 Jan
Posted in: Theatre News
Author: Press Releases

Watch as Jason Manford announces the news that he will be back at London’s Royal Albert Hall on 5 April 2020 to host the prestigious Olivier Awards. It’s a triple whammy for Jason as it’s the third time the comedian, actor and current star of Curtains The Musical has steered the prestigious event.

The Olivier Awards nominations will be announced on 3 March and public tickets for the ceremony go on sale on 24 January.

Jason Manford said:

“It’s great to be back hosting the Olivier Awards. Having trod the boards myself many times, I’ve experienced first-hand the huge wealth of creativity and talent across the UK theatre industry.  I look forward to celebrating all the incredible work produced over the last year. It will definitely be a night to remember – see you at the Royal Albert Hall!”

Further details of plans for this year’s Olivier Awards will be revealed soon.

Manford is an award-winning comedian, broadcaster and actor. As well as frequent television appearances on shows like 8 Out Of 10 Cats and Live At The Apollo, he boasts numerous stage credits, including the multi-Olivier Award-winning production of Sweeney Todd, an acclaimed UK tour of The Producers, and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. He is currently starring in a new touring production of the Kander and Ebb musical Curtains.