Laurence Olivier Award for Best Newcomer in a Play
|Laurence Olivier Award
for Best Newcomer in a Play
|Awarded for||Best Newcomer in a Play|
|Presented by||The Society of London Theatre|
|Currently held by||Tom Hiddleston for Cymbeline (2008)|
|Official website||Olivier Awards.com|
The Laurence Olivier Award for Best Newcomer in 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
|debbie tucker green||born bad||Writer|
|Tom Hardy||In Arabia We'd All Be Kings||Skank|
|Lucy Prebble||The Sugar Syndrome||Writer|
|Tom Hiddleston||Cymbeline||Posthumus Leonatus / Cloten|
|David Dawson||The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby||Smike|
|Stephen Wight||Dealer's Choice||Mugsy|
- London Theatre Guide (2008). "The Laurence Olivier Awards: Play - Best New Play" (PDF). 1976-2008. The Society of London Theatre: 4. Retrieved 2008-08-30.