Laurence Olivier Award for Outstanding Achievement in a Musical

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Laurence Olivier Award
for Outstanding Achievement in a Musical
Awarded for Outstanding Achievement in a Musical
Location United Kingdom
Presented by The Society of London Theatre
Currently held by Ned Sherrin for The Ratepayers' Iolanthe (1984)
Official website Olivier Awards.com

The Laurence Olivier Award for Outstanding Achievement in a Musical is an annual award presented by The Society of London Theatre in recognition of achievements in commercial British theatre. The awards were established as the Society of West End Theatre Awards in 1976, and, renamed in 1984 in honour of English actor Lord Olivier.

The award was only presented three times before it was retired.

Winners and nominees[edit]

1980s[edit]

Year Recipient Production Contribution
1981
Gillian Lynne Cats Choreography
Vernel Bagneris One Mo' Time Writing and Direction
Joe Layton Barnum The Staging
N/A The Mitford Girls The Style and Design
1982
N/A Guys and Dolls N/A
N/A The Pirates of Penzance N/A
N/A Song and Dance N/A
N/A The Beggar's Opera N/A
1984
Ned Sherrin The Ratepayers' Iolanthe Show Conception
Howard Goodall The Hired Man The Music
John Napier Starlight Express Show Design
Trevor Nunn Starlight Express Overall Impact of the Production

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