Presenters for 2015 Olivier Awards to Include Angela Lansbury, Judi Dench and Chiwetel Ejiofor

News   Presenters for 2015 Olivier Awards to Include Angela Lansbury, Judi Dench and Chiwetel Ejiofor
 
This year's Olivier Awards, being presented April 12 at London's Royal Opera House and hosted by Lenny Henry, will be awarded by a panel of presenters that will include Angela Lansbury, Judi Dench, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Laura Carmichael, Lorna Luft, Russell Tovey and Michael Urie.



Presenters will also include Dianna Agron, Jamie Campbell Bower, Lauren Cuthbertson, nne-Marie Duff, Emilia Fox, Adam Garcia, David Harewood, Pixie Lott, James Norton, Claire Sweeney and Catherine Tate.



There will be performances from all eight shows nominated for the Best New Musical and Best Musical Revival awards. Katie Brayben and Beverley Knight will each perform a number from their shows Beautiful – The Carole King Musical and Memphis The Musical respectively. The cast of Sunny Afternoon will perform a medley of Kinks songs, and for Here Lies Love there will be a performance by leading lady Natalie Mendoza and Talking Heads’ David Byrne, who co-created the show with Fatboy Slim.

There will also be performances from the Best Musical Revival nominated productions, City Of Angels, The Gershwins’ Porgy And Bess, Miss Saigon and Cats, which will see Olivier nominee Nicole Scherzinger sing "Memory."

Akram Khan will perform a special tribute to Sylvie Guillem, who will receive a Special Award alongside Kevin Spacey. Julian Ovenden will perform a special tribute as part of the ceremony's "In remembrance" section, with support from the Arts Educational School Choir.


There will also be free live entertainment in the Covent Garden Piazza with performances from This Morning Audience Award finalists Billy Elliot The Musical, Jersey Boys, Matilda The Musical and Wicked. The Olivier Awards will be recorded for broadcast in a full highlights package that will be broadcast April 12 on ITV from 22.15.

For further details, visit www.olivierawards.com

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