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    April 28, 2013
  • Curious Incident leads Oliviers with 7 Awards

    The full line-up of 2013 Olivier Award Winners.

    Curious Incident leads Oliviers with 7 Awards

    Simon Stephens’ adaptation of Mark Haddon’s novel, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time swept the board at the 37th Oliver Awards held at the Royal Opera House on April 28th.  The production, helmed by Marianne Elliott, began life at the National Theatre before transferring into the West End.  At a glamorous evening, hosted by two-time Olivier winner Sheridan Smith and leading British actor Hugh Bonneville, Curious Incident picked up the Olivers for MasterCard Best New Play, Luke Treadaway for Best Actor, Nicola Walker for Best Supporting Actress, Marianne Elliott for Best Director, Paule Constable for the White Light Award for Lighting Design, Bunny Christie and Finn Ross for the XL Video Award for Best Set Design and Ian Dickinson and Adrian Sutton for Best Sound Design.

    The full list of 2013 Olivier Award winners;

    BEST ACTOR

    Luke Treadaway – The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time

    BEST ACTRESS

    Helen Mirren – The Audience

    BEST ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

    Richard McCabe – The Audience

    BEST ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

    Nicola Walker – The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time

    MASTERCARD BEST NEW PLAY

    The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time

    BEST DIRECTOR

    Marianne Elliott – The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time

    BEST ACTOR IN A MUSICAL

    Michael Ball – Sweeney Todd

    BEST ACTRESS IN A MUSICAL

    Imelda Staunton – Sweeney Todd

    BEST PERFORMANCE IN A SUPPORTING ROLE IN A MUSICAL

    Leigh Zimmerman – A Chorus Line

    BEST NEW MUSICAL

    Top Hat

    BEST REVIVAL

    Long Day’s Journey Into Night

    BEST MUSICAL REVIVAL

    Sweeney Todd

    BEST ENTERTAINMENT AND FAMILY

    Goodnight Mister Tom

    WHITE LIGHT AWARD FOR BEST LIGHTING DESIGN

    Paule Constable – The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time

    BEST SOUND DESIGN

    Ian Dickinson – The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time

    BEST COSTUME DESIGN

    Jon Morrell – Top Hat

    XL VIDEO AWARD FOR BEST SET DESIGN

    Bunny Christie & Finn Ross – The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time

    BEST NEW DANCE PRODUCTION

    Aeternum by the Royal Ballet at the Royal Opera House, choreographed by Christopher Wheeldon

    OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN DANCE

    Marianela Nunez for Aeternum, Diana & Actaeon and Viscera, The Royal Ballet at the Royal Opera House

    BEST THEATRE CHOREOGRAPHER

    Bill Deamer – Top Hat

    OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN AN AFFILIATE THEATRE

    The season of new writing at the Royal Court Upstairs

    BEST NEW OPERA PRODUCTION

    Einstein On The Beach at the Barbican Theatre

    OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN OPERA

    Bryan Hymel for his performances in Les Troyens, Robert Le Diable and Rusalka at the Royal Opera House

    BBC RADIO 2 AUDIENCE AWARD

    Billy Elliot The Musical

    SPECIAL AWARD

    Gillian Lynne

    Michael Frayn

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