FURTHER DETAILS ABOUT 'ROAD TO THE OLIVIERS' ANNOUNCED

FURTHER DETAILS ABOUTĀ ROAD TO THE OLIVIERSĀ ANNOUNCED

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  • FURTHER DETAILS ABOUT ROAD TO THE OLIVIERS ANNOUNCED; AN UNPRECEDENTED NEW, FOUR-PART SERIES CELEBRATING THIS YEAR’S OLIVIER AWARD NOMINEES
  • BRITAIN'S GOT TALENT WINNER JAMIE LAMBERT, OF BAND COLLABRO, TO HOST THE FIRST EPISODE LIVE ON FRIDAY 16 MARCH ON THE OLIVIER AWARDS FACEBOOK PAGE AT 1PM
  • STUDIO GUESTS TO INCLUDE: OLIVIER AWARD NOMINEES DERREN BROWN; JOHN MCCREA AND JOSIE WALKER FROM NEW BRITISH MUSICAL EVERYBODY’S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE; THE STAGE EDITOR, ALISTAIR SMITH; AND BE INSPIRED CHAMPION, WILLY MUKENDI
  • EXCLUSIVE FOOTAGE TO PREMIERE INCLUDING BACKSTAGE FILMS WITH THE FERRYMAN COMPANY AND BEST ACTRESS NOMINEE FOR LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT, LESLEY MANVILLE

 The Olivier Awards with Mastercard is delighted to announce further details about Road to the Oliviers, an unprecedented new four-part series celebrating this year’s nominations. 

Britain’s Got Talent winner Jamie Lambert, of Collabro, will host the first episodeon Friday 16 March at 1pm on the Olivier Awards Facebook page.  Studio guests will include Olivier Award nominees, Derren Brown, whose show Underground is nominated for Best Entertainment and Family show; John McCrea and Josie Walker from Everybody’s Talking About Jamie who are nominated for Best Actor and Actress in a Musical; The Stage Editor, Alistair Smith; and Willy Mukendi, an Olivier Award Be Inspired champion.  This episode will also feature exclusive backstage footage of the most nominated new play, The Ferryman, and Best Actress for Long Day’s Journey Into Night nominee, Lesley Manville.

Details of the other Road to the Oliviers episodes will be announced in due course via officiallondontheatre.com and the Olivier Awards social channels.

The Olivier Awards are also delighted to announce Taittinger as their Champagne partner.

Catherine Tate will host the Awards at the Royal Albert Hall on Sunday 8 April and they will be broadcast to the UK and worldwide.  Full broadcast details will be announced at a later date.

Mastercard continues its partnership with Society of London Theatre and its headline sponsorship of the Olivier Awards, bringing cardholders with a passion for theatre closer to the genre they love.


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FACEBOOK LIVE BROADCASTS

DATE: 16th March
TIME: 1pm
EVENT: First Road to the Oliviers, an unprecedented and intimate look at the nominees with live performances, exclusive footage and interviews


DATE: 23rd March
TIME: 1pm
EVENT:Road to the Oliviers, an unprecedented and intimate look at the nominees with live performances, exclusive footage and interviews


DATE: 29th March
TIME: 1pm
EVENT:Road to the Oliviers, an unprecedented and intimate look at the nominees with live performances, exclusive footage and interviews

DATE: 6th April
TIME: 1pm
EVENT:Road to the Oliviers, an unprecedented and intimate look at the nominees with live performances, exclusive footage, interviews and a preview for Sunday 8th April awards ceremony

Date Published: 24 April 2018
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