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Everything we know so far about the Olivier Awards 2023 with Mastercard

Kitty Underwood

By Kitty Underwood Published 14 March 2023

As the date is fast approaching, we’ve put together this handy article with all the information you could ever want to know about the Olivier Awards 2023 with Mastercard.

When are the Olivier Awards 2023?

The Olivier Awards take place this year on Sunday 2 April at the Royal Albert Hall.

How do I get Olivier Awards tickets?

You can still get tickets to be at the Oliviers on the night, exclusively through priceless.com.

Who is hosting the Olivier Awards?

This year, for the first time ever, the Olivier Awards will be hosted by three-time Olivier nominee and Emmy award-winner Hannah Waddingham.

Find out more about where you recognise her from in our article here!

Glen Ballard, Alan Silvestri, Bob Hale, Colin Ingram, Donovan G Mannato, Hannah Waddingham, Ricardo Marques and Tim Hatley. Courtesy of Gareth Cattermole/ Getty Images.Hannah Waddingham with the creative team from 2022’s Mastercard Best New Musical: Back To The Future – The Musical

Who are the Olivier Award nominees?

The nominees for the 2023 Olivier Awards were all announced on Tuesday 28 April; find the full list here!

What Olivier Award recipients have already been announced?

Dame Arlene Phillips has been awarded this years Special Award, and Sir Derek Jacobi receives the Lifetime Achievement Award. Read more here.

Find out more about this year’s Industry Recognition Award recipients, Pippa Ailion MBE, Andrew Bruce, Amanda Parker and Peter Wilson MBE in our article here.

What celebrities will be at the Olivier Awards?

You can see a full list of all of this year’s nominees here, which includes stars from the stage and screen like Jodie Comer, Paul Mescal and David Tennant, as well as musical theatre favourites including Andrew Rannells, Beverley Knight and Marisha Wallace.

This year’s Special Award and Lifetime Achievement Award recipients have already been announced as Arlene Philips and Sir Derek Jacobi.

While we can’t always confirm that all nominees and winners will be able to attend the Olivier Awards in person on the night, it’s usually a pretty full house!

We’ll be announcing some of our special guest presenters closer to the time, so check back here to find out more of the stars on the guestlist.

Luke Evans and Beverley Knight presenting at the Olivier Awards in 2017

How can I watch the Olivier Awards?

You can listen to the full radio broadcast live on Magic FM at 6.30pm and watch highlights later that evening on ITV1 or stream it for free on ITVX. We will as ever be announcing all the winners live on our social channels, so make sure you follow @OlivierAwards on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

And of course, you can still come and watch the awards ceremony live in the room and be the very first to hear the winners as they’re announced by grabbing your tickets through priceless.com.

Can I watch the Red Carpet?

We usually have a limited space for public viewing of our Green Carpet – so called because it’s a red carpet made out of real grass! You can find out more on our Green Carpet viewing area page and if you’re watching from home make sure to follow us on social to see all the latest updates live from the carpet!

What is the Olivier Awards dress code?

We describe our dress code as ‘black tie and glamorous’. We’ve had some incredible fashion moments over the years, including Emma Corrin’s balloon dress that went viral last year! If you’re coming, dress in a way that makes you feel glamorous and smart. If you’re not, keep your eyes peeled on our social for some Green Carpet highlights!

Emma Corrin on the Green Carpet at the 2022 Olivier Awards


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