When Billie Piper was growing up in Swindon, she had no brother and sisters to play with, but she had two mates she relied heavily on. The first was imagination and the second was make believe.
Based on the 1948 film, Matthew Bourne’s exquisitely beautiful choreography and direction for this world premiere production is not only a love letter to dance but also reveals just how well suited the story is for a ballet production to be created out of it.
The winners of the Olivier Awards 2017 with Mastercard, the most prestigious event in the UK theatrical calendar, were announced tonight (Sunday 9 April 2017) at London’s Royal Albert Hall. The biggest awards yet, the ceremony was hosted by Jason Manford. This year’s ceremony will be broadcast on ITV on Tuesday 11 April at 8:00pm. Viewers outside the UK will …
The final line-up of guest presenters have been announced for this year’s Olivier Awards, which take place this Sunday 9 April 2017 at the Royal Albert Hall.
As Mischief Theatre takes New York by storm with the Broadway premiere of their first hit, The Play That Goes Wrong, their latest London hit, The Comedy About a Bank Robbery, has extended its booking period – again.
Full cast is announced today for the West End run of Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour, which transfers to the Duke of York’s Theatre this May.
Several shows in the running for this year’s Olivier Awards, announced next Sunday 9 April, are also recognised this week in the third-annual Also Recognised Awards – in some notably different categories.
Mates co-founders Mark Shenton and Terri Paddock join the guest line-up for The Curtain Up Show Olivier Awards 2017 Special on Friday 7 April.
The 2017 Olivier Awards with Mastercard can be seen on ITV this year: the two-hour primetime broadcast of highlights from the event airs two days after the ceremony, on Tuesday 11 April 2017 from 8 to 10pm.
The Olivier Awards with Mastercard, the UK’s most prestigious stage honours, have today announced its six inaugural “Be Inspired Champions”.
Jason Manford will host this year’s Olivier Awards ceremony. The 2017 awards are set to be the biggest yet, as they make their debut at the Royal Albert Hall on Sunday 9 April.
Here is who has been nominated for what and who Love London Love Culture thinks will win.
Harry Potter And The Cursed Child becomes the most nominated new play in Olivier history, with 11 nominations. Full 2017 Olivier Award shortlists announced today
Shortlists for the 2017 Olivier Awards with Mastercard are announced at 12:00 GMT today. Watch the live video and follow along with @MyTheatreMates‘ live-tweets right here! Want to contribute? Tweet @MyTheatreMates also using the #OlivierAwards hashtag and we’ll pull you into our stream, all saved here for posterity! Today’s announcements are hosted by 2016 Olivier Award winners Denise Gough (Best Actress …
Acclaimed actor and director Kenneth Branagh will be presented with the Special Award at the Olivier Awards 2017 with Mastercard ceremony on Sunday 9 April at London’s Royal Albert Hall.
Denise Gough and Matt Henry will announce the nominees for this year’s Olivier Awards with Mastercard this Monday 6 March 2017. The announcement will be broadcast here live at noon.
Nominations for this year’s Olivier Awards will be announced on Monday 6 March 2017, ahead of the ceremony, which moves from the Royal Opera House to the 5272-seat Royal Albert Hall, on Sunday 9 April 2017. Further plans have for this year’s awards campaign have also been announced today…
Ace! Revival of Joe Penhall’s brilliantly written contemporary classic is superbly staged and brilliantly performed… Each exchange is like a duel, and each duel is humorous as well as deadly serious. By the end of the evening, you feel as if the sparks have flown in all directions. And some have burnt your brain.
Kinky Boots, the huge-hearted, high-heeled hit, today announces the opening of a new booking period, with tickets now available until Saturday 14 January. Since winning the 2016 Olivier Award for Best New Musical, Kinky Boots is now the winner of every major Best Musical award. Tickets for this extended period will go on sale from Monday 11 April 2016.
For weeks now I have been practicing my ‘loser’ face ready for the Olivier Awards.