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How to watch the Olivier Awards with Mastercard

First Published 4 April 2019, Last Updated 3 April 2023

Join us live on Sunday 2 April at the Royal Albert Hall, where we’ll be announcing the winners of this year’s Olivier Awards with Mastercard!

We’ve got load of great performances and for the first time ever, we’ll have an original Olivier Awards Opening Number, to be performed by Hannah Waddingham alongside some of your West End favourites and written by Pippa Cleary – the first female British composer to have had 3 shows produced on the West End. So there are plenty of reasons to watch!

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 our TikTok, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Here’s how to get the very most Oliviers content in one night possible!

How to Watch

From 4.30pm-5.30pm, Hannah Lowther will be hosting our live Green Carpet show, welcoming some of the biggest stars of the West End and beyond exclusively on TikTok.

From 5.30pm, head over to our YouTube channel for our pre-show, hosted by Angelica Bell, who’ll take a closer look at some of our fabulous nominees and what it takes to create Olivier Award-nominated theatre.

During the ceremony from 6pm, head to our Twitter, Instagram stories or Facebook stories, (and of course, the Olivier Awards 2023 page!) where we’ll be announcing all our winners live from the room as they’re revealed by our celebrity presenters.

You can also listen to the full radio broadcast live on Magic FM from 6pm, hosted by Ruthie Henshall and Alice Arnold. If you’re based outside of the UK, a livestream will be available on our YouTube channel from 6pm.

Then at 10.15pm, it’s time for the main event. Tune in to ITV1 to see Hannah Waddingham host the 2023 Olivier Awards with live performances from nominees or watch on catch up on ITVX:

The Band’s Visit

Disney’s Newsies

Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Oklahoma!

Sister Act

Standing At The Sky’s Edge


Tammy Faye

With a special 10th anniversary celebration of The Book Of Mormon and a performance from Grease the Musical to honour Special Award winner, Dame Arlene Phillips.

Keep the party going by joining us on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and TikTok where we’ll be sharing news, pics and sneak peeks backstage. And if you missed the ITV show, you can watch it on catch-up on ITVX, or head to our YouTube channel for even more clips of the action!

Be part of the drama on Sunday 2 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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