First published 9 September 2017; updated 10 November 2017
Winning the Mastercard Best New Musical Olivier Award is the sort of triumph which lives long in the memory – but how far back can you recall the winners?
After an exciting week of new musical news, including the news that Will Young will lead the West End debut of Strictly Ballroom The Musical, we thought we’d reinvent an oldie (but a goodie) Theatre Spot Test to wring out more of your theatrical memories.
So here we are testing your knowledge of some of the biggest wins at recent Olivier Award ceremonies. Can you name the Mastercard Best New Musical Olivier Award winners from the past 15 years? You’ve 8 minutes on the clock – and just the names of the winning shows’ fellow category nominees to go off. Hint: there are plenty of your favourites in there, and a few are still playing today!
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Up for another Theatre Spot Test? How many inspirational musicals, Phantom Of The Opera songs, movie-musicals, Les Misérables songs, West End theatres, Olivier Award-winning musicals, or longest-running West End productions of all-time, can you name?
For a full list of Olivier Award winners, please visit the Olivier Awards website.