Olivier Award Winners 2016



What a fabulous night we had at The Olivier Awards. Absolutely fantastic awards won – truly deserved by all the winners. If you missed our live feed on Twitter or the highlights on ITV, check out the full list of winners below.

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Mastercard Best New Musical
Kinky Boots

Best Revival of a Play 
Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom

MA RAINEY’S BLACK BOTTOM by Wilson, , Writer - August Wilson, Director - Dominic Cooke, Designer - Ultz, Lighting - Charles Balfour, The National Theatre, 2015, Credit: Johan Persson/

Credit: Johan Persson

Virgin Atlantic Best New Play
Hangmen

Best New Comedy
Nell Gwynn – Jessica Swale
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Best Actor
Kenneth Cranham – The Father

Best Actress
Denise Gough – People Places and Things
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Best Actor in a Supporting Role/ Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Mark Gatiss – Three Days in the Country/ Judi Dench – The Winter’s Tale

Best Actor in a Musical
Matt Henry – Kinky Boots

Best Actress in a Musical
Imelda Staunton – Gypsy

Best Actress In A Supporting Role In A Musical
Lara Pulver – Gypsy

Best Actor In A Supporting Role In A Musical
David Bedella – In The Heights

Best Director
Robert Icke – Oresteia (photographed below with Kit Harington)

Best Theatre Choreographer
Drew McOnie – In The Heights

Best New Opera Production
Cavalleria Rusticana/Pagliacci

Outstanding Achievement in Opera
Martin Fitzpatrick, ENO Chorus and Orchestra

Best Musical Revival
Gypsy

Best Entertainment And Family
Showstopper! The Improvised Musical
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Magic FM Audience Award 
The Phantom of the Opera
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Best New Dance Production
Wayne McGregor – Woolf Works

Best Costume Design
Gregg Barnes – Kinky Boots
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White Light Award for Best Lighting Design
Mark Henderson – Gypsy

Best Sound Design
Tom Gibbons – People Places and Things

Blue-i Theatre Technology Award for Best Set Design
Anna Fleischle – Hangmen

Outstanding Achievement in Dance
Alessandra Ferri – Cheri and Woolf Works

Outstanding Achievement in Affiliate Theatre
Pat Kinevane & Fishamble – Silent

Autograph Sound Award for Outstanding Achievement in Music
Tristan Baker – In The Heights
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