The 2013 Olivier Awards with MasterCard ceremony was packed with star-studded presenters, jubilant winners and a magnificent line-up of incredible performances from nominated shows.
Photographer Jonathan Hordle for Rex Features was in the stunning Royal Opera House auditorium to capture the excitement, glamour, fashion and the heart of a true celebration of the West End. From show-stopping performances from Top Hat, Cabaret and Idina Menzel to emotional acceptances from Best Actress Helen Mirren and Best Actor Luke Treadaway.
If you’re hungry to see more, you can watch highlights from the ceremony on ITV Player until 27 May .
Hosts Sheridan Smith and Hugh Bonneville
Cabaret perform at the Royal Opera House
Presenter Damian Lewis
Presenter Damian Lewis with Best Revival winners Nica Burns and Kim Poster
Helen Mirren accepts her Best Actress Award
Helen Mirren accepting her award for Best Actress
Presenter Kim Cattrall
Best Actor Luke Treadaway accepts his award
Top Hat performs during the ceremony
Presenter Lee Evans eats the award
A Chorus Line performs at the Royal Opera House
Special Award winner Michael Frayn with presenter Roger Allam
Idina Menzel performs at the Royal Opera House
Angus Jackson and David Wood collect their prize for Best Entertainment and Family
Presenters Declan Bennett and Zrinka Cvitešić
Best Set Design winner Finn Ross and Bunny Christie
Idina Menzel performs during the ceremony
Jon Morrell collects his Best Costume Design Award
Best Director Marianne Elliott accepts her award
David Suchet and Special Award winner Gillian Lynne
Cats performs during the ceremony