Olivier Awards nominations 2018 – FULL LIST: Hamilton breaks records with 13 nods

Alexandra Burke and Elaine Paige unveiled the shortlist this afternoon ahead of the Catherine Tate-hosted ceremony on April 8.

The big takeaway is that Hamilton has broken the all-time record for the most nominations, with an astronomical 13 – beating Harry Potter and the Cursed Child and Hairspray’s previous high bar of 11.

Other big names on the list include Imelda Staunton twice, plus Andrew Garfield, Bryan Cranston and six-time Tony winner Audra McDonald.

See the full list below.

Actor in a Play

  • Paddy Considine – The Ferryman
  • Bryan Cranston – Network
  • Andrew Garfield – Angels In America
  • Andrew Scott – Hamlet

Actress in a Play

  • Laura Donnelly – The Ferryman
  • Lesley Manville – Long Day’s Journey Into Night
  • Audra McDonald – Lady Day at Emerson’ Bar and Grill
  • Imelda Staunton – Who’s Afraid Of Virginia Woolf

Actor in a Musical

  • Ciaran Hinds – Girl From The North Country
  • John McCrea – Everybody’s Talking About Jamie
  • Giles Terera – Hamilton
  • Jamael Westman – Hamilton

Actress in a Musical

  • Janie Dee – Follies
  • Shirley Henderson – Girl From The North Country
  • Imelda Staunton – Follies
  • Josie Walker – Everybody’s Talking About Jamie

Actor in a Supporting Role in a Play

  • Bertie Carvel – Ink
  • John Hodgkinson – The Ferryman
  • James McArdle – Angels In America
  • Peter Polycarpou – Oslo

Actress in a Supporting Role in a Play

  • Brad Brennan – The Ferryman
  • Denise Gough – Angels In America
  • Dearbhla Molloy – The Ferryman
  • Imogen Poots – Who’s Afraid of Virgina Woolf?

Actor in a Supporting Role in a Musical

  • Michael Jibson – Hamilton
  • Ross Noble – Young Frankenstein
  • Jason Pennycooke – Hamilton
  • Cleve September – Hamilton

Actress in a Supporting Role in a Musical

  • Sheila Atim – Girl from the North Country
  • Tracie Bennett – Follies
  • Rachel John – Hamilton
  • Lesley Joseph – Young Frankenstein


  • Dominic Cooke – Follies
  • Marianne Elliott – Angels In America
  • Rupert Goold – Ink
  • Thomas Kail – Hamilton
  • Sam Mendes – The Ferryman

New Opera

  • La Boheme
  • The Exterminating Angel
  • Semiramide

New Play

  • The Ferryman
  • Ink
  • Network
  • Oslo

New Musical

  • An American In Paris
  • Everybody’s Talking About Jamie
  • Girl From The North Country
  • Young Frankenstein

Outstanding Achievement in Music

  • Everybody’s Talking About Jamie
  • Follies
  • Girl From The North country
  • Hamilton

Musical Revival

  • 42nd Street
  • Follies
  • On The Town


  • Angels In America
  • Hamlet
  • Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
  • Witness for the Prosecution

New Comedy

  • Dry Powder
  • Labour of Love
  • Mischief Movie Night
  • The Miser

New Dance Production

  • Flight Pattern
  • Goat
  • Grand Finale
  • Tree of Codes

Outstanding Achievement in Dance

  • Rocio Molina
  • Francesca Velicu
  • Zenaida Yanowsky

Entertainment and Family

  • David Walliams’ Gangsta Granny
  • Derren Brown: Underground
  • Dick Whittington
  • Five Guys Named Moe

Theatre Choreographer

  • Andy Blankenbuehler – Hamilton
  • Bill Deamer – Follies
  • Kate Prince – Everybody’s Talking About Jamie
  • Randy Skinner – 42nd Street
  • Christopher Wheeldon – An American in Paris

Achievement in an Affiliate Theatre

  • The B*easts – Bush Theatre
  • Killology – Jerwood Theatre Upstairs/Royal Court
  • The Red Lion – Trafalgar Studios 2
  • The Revlon Girl – Park Theatre

Lighting Design

  • Hamilton
  • Angels In America
  • Follies
  • Network

Sound Design

  • Hamlet
  • Bat out of Hell: The Musical
  • Network
  • Hamilton

Costume Design

  • Dick Whittington
  • 42nd Street
  • Follies
  • Hamilton

Set Design

  • Ink
  • An American In Paris
  • The Ferryman
  • Follies

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