Approved by ATG's PR & Communications Officer, David Bradbury
The nominations for the Olivier Awards 2015 with MasterCard were announced this week and it's great news for ATG and SFP with a total of 23 nominations.
James McAvoy for The Ruling Class
Best Actress in a Musical
Tamsin Greig for Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown
Best Supporting Actress in a Musical
Haydn Gwynne for Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown
Samantha Bond for Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
Best Theatre Choreographer
Jerry Mitchell for Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
This Morning Audience Award
Tim Pigott-Smith for King Charles III
Kristin Scott Thomas for Electra
Best Actor in a Musical
John Dagleish for Sunny Afternoon
Best New Play
King Charles III
Best New Comedy
Shakespeare in Love
Best New Musical
Best Set Design
Es Devlin for The Nether
Best Lighting Design
Jon Clark for King Charles III
Best Sound Design
Matt McKenzie for Sunny Afternoon
Rupert Goold for King Charles III
Outstanding Achievement in Music
Ray Davies for Sunny Afternoon
Best Actor in a Supporting Role
David Calder for The Nether
Richard Goulding for King Charles III
Best Actress in a Supporting Role
The Girls playing ‘Iris’ for The Nether
Lydia Wilson for King Charles III
Best Actor in a Supporting Role In A Musical
George Maguire for Sunny Afternoon
Monday’s nominations event was presented by internationally acclaimed actors Lesley Manville and James McAvoy at Rosewood London.
Lesley Manville, winner of the Olivier Award for Best Actress in 2014 for her searing performance in Ghosts, and multiple Olivier Award nominated James McAvoy, currently wowing audiences in The Ruling Class at the Trafalgar Studios, were joined by some of London’s leading stage personalities and industry figures to celebrate the achievements of London theatre in 2014/15.
The Olivier Awards with MasterCard are the UK’s most prestigious stage honours and the star-studded ceremony will take place on Sunday 12 April at the Royal Opera House with a full television highlights package broadcast on ITV later that evening.
To keep up to date with the latest Olivier Awards news, you can use and follow the official hashtag #oliviers on Twitter (@OlivierAwards), Instagram (@OlivierAwards) and Facebook (facebook.com/olivierawards).