Winners of the 2005 Laurence Olivier Awards


Winners of the 2005 Laurence Olivier Awards

The winners of the 29th Laurence Olivier Awards were announced today at the London Hilton on Park Lane. Hosted by actor and director Richard Wilson.

Winners....

BEST ACTRESS
Clare Higgins for HECUBA at the Donmar Warehouse

BEST ACTOR
Richard Griffiths for THE HISTORY BOYS at the Lyttelton

BEST PERFORMANCE IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
Amanda Harris for OTHELLO at Trafalgar Studios

BEST NEW PLAY
THE HISTORY BOYS by Alan Bennett at the Lyttelton

BEST REVIVAL
HAMLET by William Shakespeare at The Old Vic

BEST NEW MUSICAL
THE PRODUCERS Theatre Royal Drury Lane

OUTSTANDING MUSICAL PRODUCTION
GRAND HOTEL Donmar Warehouse

BEST ACTRESS IN A MUSICAL
Laura Michelle Kelly for MARY POPPINS at the Prince Edward

BEST ACTOR IN A MUSICAL
Nathan Lane for THE PRODUCERS at Theatre Royal, Drury Lane
 

BEST PERFORMANCE IN A SUPPORTING ROLE IN A MUSICAL
Conleth Hill for THE PRODUCERS at Theatre Royal, Drury Lane

BEST DIRECTOR
Nicholas Hytner for THE HISTORY BOYS at the Lyttelton
 

BEST THEATRE CHOREOGRAPHER
Matthew Bourne and Stephen Mear for MARY POPPINS at the Prince Edward
 

BEST SET DESIGN
HIS DARK MATERIALS designed by Giles Cadle at the Olivier
 

BEST COSTUME DESIGN
ALL’S WELL THAT ENDS WELL designed by Deirdre Clancey at the Gielgud
 

BEST LIGHTING DESIGN
HIS DARK MATERIALS designed by Paule Constable at the Olivier
 

BEST SOUND DESIGN
THE WOMAN IN WHITE designed by Mick Potter at the Palace

Outstanding Achievement or Performance in an Affiliate Theatre
Andrew Scott for his performance in A GIRL IN A CAR WITH A MAN at the Jerwood Theatre
Upstairs at the Royal Court

BEST NEW OPERA PRODUCTION
The Royal Opera’s LADY MACBETH OF MTSENSK at the Royal Opera House
 

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN OPERA
Thomas Adès and the Royal Opera House for the world premiere of THE TEMPEST

BEST NEW DANCE PRODUCTION
Rambert Dance Company’s SWAMP at Sadler’s Wells

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN DANCE
San Francisco Ballet for their season at Sadler’s Wells

THE SOCIETY SPECIAL AWARD
Alan Bennett for his contribution to British theatre.

 

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