Laurence Olivier Award for Actress of the Year in a Revival
See Olivier Awards for more information about the awards and a full list of categories and winners.
The Laurence Olivier Awards are a series of awards presented annually by The Society of London Theatre. They are presented in recognition of achievements in commercial British theatre, most notably plays and musicals in the West End of London, an area commonly referred to as "Theatreland". The awards were established as the Society of West End Theatre Awards in 1976 and, in 1984 they we renamed in honour of the renowned British actor Lord Olivier. The Olivier Awards are the most prestigious theatrical awards in the United Kingdom and are the UK equivalent of the Tony Awards.
This list comprises the winners of the now obsolete Actress of the Year in a Revival category shown in bold. Where possible other nominees will be shown in italics.
- 1988 – Harriet Walter for Twelfth Night and Three Sisters
- 1984 – Vanessa Redgrave for The Aspern Papers
- 1983 – Frances de la Tour for A Moon for the Misbegotten
- 1982 – Cheryl Campbell for A Doll's House
- 1981 – Margaret Tyzack for Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
- 1980 – Judi Dench for Juno and the Paycock
- 1979 – Zoë Wanamaker for Once in a Lifetime
- 1978 – Dorothy Tutin for The Double Dealer
- 1977 – Judi Dench for Macbeth
- 1976 – Dorothy Tutin for A Month in the Country