Articles Tagged 'The Oliviers'

David Tennant Ineligible For British Equivalent of a Tony

With reviews that proclaimed him to be one of the greatest Hamlets ever, you’d think David Tennant would have been a shoo-in for the British equivalent of a Tony, right? Wrong – the Doctor Who star didn’t even receive an Olivier nomination for Best Actor. And to add further insult, his co-stars Patrick Stewart and […]

Life On Mars, Hollyoaks Stars Nominated For Olivier Awards

They are the equivalents to our Tonys, the highest honor in British theater: The Laurence Olivier Award nominations have been announced, and Hairspray leads with a record 11 mentions. Life On Mars star John Simm has secured a Best Actor nod for his role in Elling. The former Sam Tyler competes against powerhouses Ian McKellen, […]