The 2012 Olivier Awards with MasterCard
Written by Marliese Andexer 06 / 03 / 2012
The Olivier Awards with MasterCard is the biggest and most spectacular night in the British theatre calendar. This year the awards will take place at the Royal Opera House on 15 April.
Play your part in deciding who wins the 2012 BBC Radio 2 Olivier Audience Award. Thousands of theatre fans have voted to reduce the long list to a shortlist of four long-running London shows: Billy Elliot – The Musical , Les Misérables, Jersey Boys and Wicked . Vote now to help your favourite show win the coveted 2012 BBC Radio 2 Olivier Audience Award. Voting closes on 11 April.
Theatre fans are invited to be part of the Olivier Awards with MasterCard 2012 at a special event being held in London’s iconic Covent Garden piazza from 16:00 on 15 April. Fans who come down to Covent Garden to celebrate the Olivier Awards with MasterCard can expect a fantastic evening of entertainment which will include live performances from some of London’s best loved shows and a big screen relay of everything happening inside the Royal Opera House. If you can’t make it, you can watch the ceremony live and uninterrupted on the BBC via the Red Button service.
London’s most prestigious theatre prizes will be presented on 15 April, when Sweeney Todd stars Imelda Staunton and Michael Ball will host an incredible evening of awards and bespoke entertainment presented on the illustrious Royal Opera House stage.