Matilda The Musical has won a record-breaking seven Olivier Awards.
Director Matthew Warchus received the award for best director from actor James Earl Jones in New York.
Speaking via a live video link, he said: ‘Creative imagination is the key to not only surviving life but improving and changing it for all of us.’
The full list of Matilda The Musical Olivier awards is:
- Best Set Design – Rob Howell
- Best Sound Design – Simon Baker
- Best Director – Matthew Warchus
- Best Theatre Choreographer – Peter Darling
- Best Actor in a Musical Award – Bertie Carvel
- Best Actress in a Musical
- Best New Musical