Britain’s Got Talent winner Jamie Lambert, of Collabro, will host the first episode on Friday 16 March at 1pm on the Olivier Awards Facebook page.
Studio guests will include Olivier Award nominees, Derren Brown, whose show Underground is nominated for Best Entertainment and Family show; John McCrea and Josie Walker from Everybody’s Talking About Jamie who are nominated for Best Actor and Actress in a Musical; The Stage Editor, Alistair Smith; and Willy Mukendi, an Olivier Award Be Inspired champion.
This episode will also feature exclusive backstage footage of the most nominated new play, The Ferryman, and Best Actress for Long Day’s Journey Into Night nominee, Lesley Manville. Details of the other Road To The Oliviers episodes will be announced in due course via OfficialLondonTheatre.com and the Olivier Awards social channels.
The Olivier Awards are also delighted to announce Taittinger as their Champagne partner.
Catherine Tate will host the Awards at the Royal Albert Hall on Sunday 8 April and they will be broadcast to the UK and worldwide. Full broadcast details will be announced at a later date. Mastercard continues its partnership with Society of London Theatre and its headline sponsorship of the Olivier Awards, bringing cardholders with a passion for theatre closer to the genre they love.
Tickets to theatre’s biggest night are available exclusively for Mastercard cardholders via Priceless.com.