Prima Facie’s Jodie Comer And A Streetcar Named Desire’s Paul Mescal And MY NEIGHBOUR TOTORO Triumph At The Olivier Awards
Prima Facie's Jodie Comer and A Streetcar Named Desire's Paul Mescal and My Neighbour Totoro have all triumphed at this year’s Olivier Awards.
Mescal won best actor for A Streetcar Named Desire, and said he was “standing on the shoulders of the immense talent of so many other people."
Comer won best actress for Prima Facie, and said she was overwhelmed, praising the “complete sisterhood backstage – a constant network of support.”
My Neighbour Totoro won six Oliviers including Best Director and Best Entertainment or Comedy play.
The awards were held at London’s Royal Albert Hall with the winners in full listed below:
- Best new play - Prima Facie
- Best new musical - Standing At The Sky’s Edge
- Best entertainment or comedy play - My Neighbour Totoro
- Best revival - A Streetcar Named Desire
- Best musical revival - Oklahoma!
- Best family show - Hey Duggee The Live Theatre Show
- Best director - Phelim McDermott, for My Neighbour Totoro
- Best actor - Paul Mescal, for A Streetcar Named Desire
- Best actress - Jodie Comer, for Prima Facie
- Best supporting actor - Will Keen, for Patriots
- Best supporting actress - Anjana Vasan, for A Streetcar Named Desire
- Best actor in a musical - Arthur Darvill, for Oklahoma!
- Best actress in a musical - Katie Brayben, for Tammy Faye
- Best supporting actor in a musical - Zubin Varla, for Tammy Faye
- Best supporting actress in a musical - Beverley Knight, for Sylvia
- Best set design - Tom Pye, for My Neighbour Totoro
- Best lighting design - Jessica Hung Han Yun, for My Neighbour Totoro
- Best new dance production - Traplord
- Best new opera - Alcina
- Best costume design - Kimie Nakano, for My Neighbour Totoro
- Best sound design - Tony Gayle, for My Neighbour Totoro
- Best original score or orchestration - Richard Hawley & Tom Deering, for Standing At The Sky’s Edge
- Best theatre choreographer - Matt Cole, for Disney’s Newsies
- Outstanding achievement in dance - Dickson Mbi, for Enowate
- Outstanding achievement in opera - William Kentridge, for Sibyl
- Outstanding achievement in affiliate theatre - The P Word
- Special award - Dame Arlene Phillips
- Lifetime award - Sir Derek Jacobi