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Olivier Award statuettes (Photo: David Levene)

Olivier Award statuettes (Photo: David Levene)

Theatre Quiz: Best New Musical Olivier Award winners

First Published 5 April 2019, Last Updated 18 April 2019

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?

At this weekend’s exciting ceremony, one of Come From Away, Fun Home, Six and Tina – The Tina Turner Musical will claim the prestigious award. All four will take to the stage at the Royal Albert Hall on Sunday (7 April), 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, and a cryptic clue, to go off.

Good luck! And as always, let us know how you did on Facebook and Twitter!

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Fancy another theatre quiz from our archives? Can you take on our movie-musicals challengeTwilight Zone challengemusical image challenge, or the Showstopper Improvised Musical challenge? Can you name which Six queen sang it, or complete our Theatre Quiz by numbers? How well do you know ‘Any Dream Will Do’ from Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat? And how well do you know Waitress? Can you complete our “Try Not To Sing Along” challenge (and its sequel)? How many songs Company lyrics can you complete?

Or how many London theatres, popular Phantom Of The Opera songsWicked songsLondon theatre charactersinspirational musicalsLes Misérables songs or longest-running West End productions of all-time, can you name?

First published 9 September 2017; updated 5 April 2019

You can book your tickets to all current London theatre shows here. 

You can find out more about the Olivier Awards 2019 here.

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