Laurence Olivier Award for Best Director of a Play
|Laurence Olivier Award
for Best Director of a Play
|Awarded for||Best Director of a Play|
|Presented by||The Society of London Theatre|
|Currently held by||Declan Donnellan for As You Like It (1995)|
The Laurence Olivier Award for Best Director of a Play was 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.
Winners and nominees
- London Theatre Guide (2008). "The Laurence Olivier Awards: Full List of Winners, 1976-2008" (.PDF). 1976-2008. The Society of London Theatre: 20. Retrieved 2008-08-30.