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ROH's Christopher Wheeldon, Marianela Nuñez and Bryan Hymel all win 2013 Olivier Awards

The National Theatre’s Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time takes seven awards.


By Chris Shipman (Content Producer (Social Media and News))

29 April 2013 at 11.25am | 1 Comment

The London theatre industry’s annual Olivier Awards took place last night (28 April) with the National Theatre’s Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time taking home seven awards – equalling Matilda‘s record last year – including leading man Luke Treadaway’s award for Best Actor and Best New Play.

In other categories Helen Mirren was crowned Best Actress for her role as the Queen in The Audience while Royal Opera House-affiliated artists Marianela Nuñez (Outstanding Achievement in Dance for her role in Metamorphosis: Titian 2012), Christopher Wheeldon (Best New Dance Production for Aeternumand Bryan Hymel (Outstanding Achievement in Opera for his roles in Rusalka, Les Troyens and Robert le diable) won.

Other winners included Billy Elliot, which tells the story of one boy’s aspiration to join The Royal Ballet School. It won the BBC Radio 2 Audience Award while Top Hat won Best New Musical.

View details of all this year’s winners.

Highlights from the ceremony are available to watch on ITV Player for one month.

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  1. "The Argentine principal dancer for the Royal Ballet triumphs in the category for her much-celebrated performances in new works Aeternum, Diana & Actaeon and Viscera, which she danced at the venue for tonight's ceremony, the Royal Opera House."

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