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Olivier Awards Nominations Announced – EVERYBODY’S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE and THE FERRYMEN Triumph!

Tom MacRae and Dan Sells’ hit musical EVERYBODY’S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE, based on an idea by Jonathan Butterell – who also directs the play – has been nominated in 5 categories at the 2018 Olivier Awards.

The smash-hit show that debuted at the Sheffield Crucible before transferring to the Apollo Theatre at the end of last year is nominated for Best New Musical, whilst composer, Dan Sells, picks up a nomination in the Outstanding Achievement in Music category.

The show’s other nominations include John McCrea and Josie Walker for Best Actor and Actress in a Musical, respectively, whilst Katie Prince is up for Best Choreographer of a Musical.

Elsewhere, THE FERRYMAN received a total of 8 nominations, including a nod for Sam Mendes as Best Director. The play also received nominations for Actor, Actress, Set Design and Best New Play.

Tom Gibbons picked up a nomination for Best Sound Design for the Almeida’s production of HAMLET (dir. Robert Icke). Tom has previously won this award for his design on PEOPLE, PLACES AND THINGS.

Catherine Tate will host the Olivier awards at the Royal Albert Hall, London, on 8 April and they will be broadcast to the UK and worldwide.