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Thursday 2 March 2023, 10am

Congratulations to everyone nominated at the Olivier Awards 2023. Special congratulations to RADA graduate Arthur Darvill who won the award for Best actor in a musical for his performance in Rodgers & Hammerstein's Oklahoma! at the Young Vic.

We are delighted that numerous RADA graduates were nominated in the following categories:

  • Best actor in a supporting role - Nnabiko Ejimofor as part of the ensemble for For Black Boys Who Have Considered Suicide When the Hue Gets Too Heavy at Jerwood Theatre Downstairs at Royal Court Theatre.
  • Sir Peter Hall award for best director - Robert Hastie for Standing at the Sky’s Edge at National Theatre.
  • Best actress - Patsy Ferran for A Streetcar Named Desire at Almeida theatre and Janet McTeer for Phaedra at National Theatre.
  • Best actor - Tom Hollander for Patriots at Almeida theatre.

Alongside these nominations, our graduates and a current student worked on the following productions:

  • Andrea Scott, Video Designer for My Neighbour Totoro at Barbican theatre which has received nominations in 9 categories.
  • Daberechi Ukoha-Kalu, Programmer for Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Oklahoma! at the Young Vic which has been nominated for best musical revival.
  • Jai Morjaria, Lighting Designer for My Son’s A Queer (But What Can You Do?) at Garrick Theatre and Ambassadors Theatre which has been nominated for the Noël Coward award for best entertainment or comedy play.
  • Mark Rylance, Kemi Awoderu, Jack Riddiford and Greg Snowden in the cast of Jerusalem at Apollo theatre which has been nominated for best revival.
  • Ralph Davies was in the ensemble cast of A Streetcar Named Desire at Almeida theatre with nominations for categories including best revival.
  • Gillian Tan, Video Designer (Head of Video at RADA) for South Pacific at Sadler's Wells which has been nominated for best musical revival.

The Olivier Awards returned to the Royal Albert Hall for the ceremony on 2 April. Find out more here.