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Who Won at The Olivier Awards 2017. The Full List of Winners at This Year’s Prestigious Ceremony

10 April 2017

by Tamara Dumas | Photography by Joe Alvarez

London theatre's most prestigious Olivier Awards were held at the Royal Albert Hall. Accolades were given to performers involved in West End productions as well as other non-commercial theatres such as the Royal National Theatre and the Barbican Centre.

 

The ceremony was attended by celebrities and stars of the stage including Tom Hollander, Tim Minchin, Sir Kenneth Branagh, Ruthie Henshall, Preeya Kalidas, Phoebe Fox, Ophelia Lovibond, Lily Frazer, Kate O'Flynn, Gary Barlow, Elize du Toit, Craig McGinley, Claire Sweeney, Charlotte Hope, Carley Stenson, Camilla Kerslake, Ava West and Ali Bastian among others, while Comedian Jason Manford was selected to host this year's event.

 

Speaking of the awards, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child picked up a record NINE awards this year.

 

The full list of winners below:

 

Best New Musical: Groundhog Day, The Old Vic Theatre

Best Leading Actress in a Musical: Amber Riley in Dreamgirls, The Savoy Theatre

Best Supporting Actress in a Musical: Rebecca Trehearn in Show Boat, New London Theatre

Best Leading Actor in Musical: Andy Karl in Groundhog Day, The Old Vic Theatre

Best Supporting Actor in a Musical: Adam J Bernard in Dreamgirls, The Savoy Theatre

Best Musical Revival: Jesus Christ Superstar, Regents Park Open Air Theatre

Best Entertainment and Family show: The Red Shoes, Sadler’s Wells

Outstanding achievement in music: School of Rock the Musical – New London theatre

Best new dance production: Betroffenheit by Crystal Pite and Jonathon Young at Sadler’s Wells

Outstanding achievement in dance: English National Ballet for expanding the variety of their repertoire with Giselle and She Said at Sadler’s Wells

Best theatre choreographer: Matthew Bourne for The Red Shoes at Sadler’s Wells

Best revival: Yerma at Young Vic

Blue-i Theatre Technology award for best set design: Christine Jones for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child at Palace theatre

Best supporting actor: Anthony Boyle for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child at Palace theatre

Best supporting actress: Noma Dumezweni for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child at Palace theatre

Best new comedy: Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour at National Theatre – Dorfman

Best new opera production: Akhnaten at London Coliseum

Outstanding achievement in opera: Mark Wigglesworth for his conducting of Don Giovanni and Lulu at London Coliseum

Best actor: Jamie Parker for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child at Palace theatre

Best actress: Billie Piper for Yerma at Young Vic

Best sound design: Gareth Fry for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child at Palace theatre

Best costume design: Katrina Lindsay for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child at Palace theatre

Outstanding achievement in an affiliate theatre: Rotterdam at Trafalgar Studios 2

White Light award for best lighting design: Neil Austin for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child at Palace theatre

Best director: John Tiffany for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child at Palace theatre

Virgin Atlantic best new play: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child at Palace theatre

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Gary Barlow

Tom Hollander

Ali Bastian

Ava West

Camilla Kerslake

Claire Sweeney

Carley Stenson, Danny Mac

Craig McGinley

Ophelia Lovibond

Elize du Toit

Charlotte Hope

Lily Frazer

Kate O'Flynn

Phoebe Fox

Ruthie Henshall

Tim Minchin

Sir Kenneth Branagh, Guest

Preeya Kalidas