Due to the current situation, The Olivier Awards 2020 with Mastercard have been postponed. At the moment we hope the awards will take place in the Autumn.
This podcast will return when the theatres re-open with new interviews with the best stars of the Westend and national Theaters. We will then pick up this Olivier podcast series in the Autumn - featuring exciting interviews with the nominees, and backstage interviews from the awards themselves.
In the meantime, have a listen to the our extensive archive – which includes interviews with Olivier nominees Wendell Pierce and Sharon D. Clarke, the cast of the new hit musical & Juliet, Jason Donovan, Michelle Collins, Oscar-winning composer and lyricist Stephen Schwartz, and many more.
14x10 The Olivier Nominations with Julian Bird
Due the recent government advice the Olivier Awards has sadly been cancelled, the Society of London Theatre are currently trying to find a way to properly honour and announce this year’s winners. We still wanted to honour the nominees so on this weeks episode of the Olivier Awards Podcast – the official podcast of The Olivier Awards with Mastercard, Alice Arnold is sitting down with Chief Executive of the Society of London Theatre and producer of The Olivier Awards Julian Bird to talk about the biggest news story of the awards in the Plays and Opera categories. They are chatting about the three top nominated plays Death of Salesman, Rosmersholm and Cyrano de Bergerac all which received 5 nominations plus many more brilliant productions.
14x09 The Olivier Nominations with Julian Bird
As the Olivier Awards approach, Alice Arnold sits down with Chief Executive of the Society of London Theatre and Producer of the Olivier Awards Julian Bird to get an in depth look at this years musical and dance nominations. The pair talk about the biggest news story of the awards, 9 time nominated musical & Juliet, as well as taking a look at choreography from Evita and the wonderful orchestration of Amélie the
Musical. They also hear from stars of the nominated productions, including Jason Donovan, Miriam Teak Lee and Sara Barellis, as we count down to the big night. Don't miss next week's episode where Alice and Julian will be taking a look at the plays and operas nominated in the 2020 Olivier Awards.
14x08 Matthew Morrison
This week Alice was joined in the studio by Matthew Morrison, star of Glee, numerous Broadway productions and a judge on The Greatest Dancer. They chatted about his career from the stage to screen and his new album Disney Dreamin’.
14x07 Another Bonus Peter Cattaneo
In a special Musicals and Theatre podcast Alex Baker has taken over and is chatting to Peter Cattaneo, director of The Full Monty about his latest film Military Wives. Peter talks about making the film, working with Kirstin Scott-Thomas and Sharon Horgan and his other career highlights.