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The Olivier Awards with Mastercard 2017 red carpet (Photo: Darren Bell)

The Olivier Awards with Mastercard 2017 red carpet (Photo: Darren Bell)

How to watch the Olivier Awards with Mastercard

Published 4 April 2018


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This Sunday (8 April 2018), join us live at the Royal Albert Hall where we’ll be announcing the winners of this year’s Olivier Awards with Mastercard.

Though tickets to the event are now sold out, there are plenty of ways to see the show, and more, all from the comfort of your own home.

Be inspired by live performances and exclusive interviews, plus get a sneak peek behind the scenes at theatre’s biggest night by tuning in to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and ITV1.

Be sure not to miss the Live Blog from the Royal Albert Hall, with updates beginning at 4pm. As the official media partner of the Olivier Awards, we’ll be bringing together exclusive snippets, stars, social shares and GIFs from the evening – don’t miss it!


From 4pm to 5.30pm, we’ll be Live From The Red Carpet with some star hosts. We’ll be welcoming the biggest stars of the West End, feeling out any friendly competition between the nominees, and fawning over the stunning outfits. It can all be seen exclusively on Facebook.

At 6pm, see Carrie Hope Fletcher, who will be backstage interviewing the winners as soon as they receive their award. Get their honest reactions and celebrations before anyone else, exclusively on Twitter.

Looking to continue the party across the entire evening? Enjoy our special interval Backstage show, from 7pm on Facebook.

Rachelle Ann Go (Eliza Hamilton), Rachel John (Angelica) and Christine Allado (Peggy) in Hamilton (Photo: Matthew Murphy)

Then at 10.20pm, it’s time for the main event. Tune in to ITV1 to see Catherine Tate host the 2018 Olivier Awards, with live performances from:

42nd Street

Everybody’s Talking About Jamie


Girl From the North Country


and Young Frankenstein

With a special 60th anniversary celebration of West Side Story with Chita Rivera, Andy Karl and Adam J. Bernard

And a 50th anniversary celebration of Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat with Jason Donavan, Linzi Hateley, Lee Mead, Preeya Kalidas, Joe McElderry, Danielle Hope – and more.

Plus, for those outside of the UK, the whole show can be watched on Facebook anywhere in the world… except North Korea.

Keep the party going by joining us on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook where we’ll be sharing news, gossip and peeks backstage ALL. NIGHT. LONG.

Be part of the drama on Sunday 8 April. It’s going to be one hell of a show.

Find out more about this year’s Olivier Awards, here.


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