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Olivier Awards 2022 time, host, performances and when it's on TV

When are the Olivier Awards on TV and online

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The Olivier Awards will return in 2022 at the Royal Albert Hall – here’s all you need to know.

The ceremony will take place on Sunday, 10 April 2022 once again hosted by Jason Manford.

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Nominations for the 2022 Olivier Awards were revealed in March.

The awards will be broadcast on ITV from 10:15PM on Sunday, 10 April and Magic Radio with red carpet arrivals streaming on YouTube.

As well as the awards, the ceremony will also see performances from shows nominated for Best New Musical: Frozen, Back To The Future, Get Up, Stand Up – The Bob Marley Musical, Moulin Rouge! The Musical and The Drifters Girl.

There will also be performances from Anything Goes, Cabaret, Spring Awakening and Life of Pi, plus a tribute to Stephen Sondheim.

Meanwhile presenters will include Jade Anouka, Floella Benjamin, Don Black, Anne-Marie Duff, Noma Dumezweni, Tom Felton, Kit Harington, Max Harwood, Ruthie Henshall, Cassidy Janson, Beverley Knight, Bonnie Langford, Miriam-Teak Lee, Oti Mabuse, Dame Arlene Phillips, Jonathan Pryce, Keala Settle, Ranj Singh, Giles Terera, Sam Tutty, Eric Underwood and Layton Williams

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The 2022 ceremony will have a focus on sustainability with sponsors Mastercard pledging to plant a tree for every public ticket sold via Priceless.com.

There will also be a ‘green carpet’ made from real, reusable grass while nominees and guests will be encouraged to make ethical fashion choices.

The Green Carpet will be hosted by broadcasters Angellica Bell and Anita Rani, alongside Magic Radio’s Emma B and Frank DiLella, streamed live on the Official London Theatre YouTube channel.

Julian Bird, Chief Executive of the Society of London Theatre and Executive Producer of the Olivier Awards, said: “After two years of our industry fighting to survive through upheaval and uncertainty, it is a privilege to be able to announce details of the 2022 Olivier Awards.

“It will no doubt be a hugely emotional evening – a chance to celebrate the best of the London stage and pay tribute to the tenacity, innovation, and irrepressible spirit of our theatre community. We are so grateful to Mastercard for their unwavering support throughout the pandemic and their shared vision for a greener, more inclusive Awards.”

Established in 1976, the Olivier Awards celebrate the world-class status of London theatre and are Britain’s most prestigious stage honours.


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