Laurence Olivier Award for Best Revival

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Laurence Olivier Award
for Best Revival
Awarded for Best Revival
Location  United Kingdom
Presented by The Society of London Theatre
Currently held by A View from the Bridge (2015)
Official website Olivier

The Laurence Olivier Award for Best Revival 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 first given in 1991 and temporarily stopped in 1996. It later returned in the 2003 ceremony.

Winners and nominees[edit]


Year Play Writer
Pericles William Shakespeare
Accidental Death of an Anarchist Dario Fo
Kean Jean-Paul Sartre, Alexandre Dumas, père and Frank Hauser
The Wild Duck Henrik Ibsen
Hedda Gabler Henrik Ibsen
Faith Healer Brian Friel
The Comedy of Errors William Shakespeare
Uncle Vanya Anton Chekhov
An Inspector Calls J.B. Priestley
Heartbreak House George Bernard Shaw
Henry IV, Part 1 and Part 2 William Shakespeare
No Man's Land Harold Pinter
Machinal Sophie Treadwell
Medea Euripides and Alistair Elliot
The Deep Blue Sea Terence Rattigan
The Winter's Tale William Shakespeare
As You Like It William Shakespeare
Le Cid Pierre Corneille and Ranjit Bolt
Les Parents terribles Jean Cocteau and Jeremy Sams
Sweet Bird of Youth Tennessee Williams


Year Play Writer
Twelfth Night William Shakespeare
Uncle Vanya Anton Chekhov
Abigail's Party Mike Leigh
A Streetcar Named Desire Tennessee Williams
Mourning Becomes Electra Eugene O’Neill
Absolutely! (Perhaps) Luigi Pirandello and Martin Sherman
Caligula Albert Camus and David Greig
Of Mice and Men John Steinbeck
Hamlet William Shakespeare
All's Well That Ends Well William Shakespeare
Endgame Samuel Beckett
Journey's End R. C. Sherriff
Hedda Gabler Henrik Ibsen and Richard Eyre
Death of a Salesman Arthur Miller
Don Carlos Friedrich Schiller and Mike Poulton
Mary Stuart Friedrich Schiller and Peter Oswald
The Crucible Arthur Miller
Donkey's Years Michael Frayn
A Moon for the Misbegotten Eugene O'Neill
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Edward Albee
Saint Joan George Bernard Shaw
Boeing Boeing Marc Camoletti and Beverley Cross
Dealer's Choice Patrick Marber
Macbeth William Shakespeare
The Seagull Anton Chekhov and Christopher Hampton
The Histories Michael Boyd
The Chalk Garden Enid Bagnold
The Norman Conquests Alan Ayckbourn


Year Play Writer
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof Tennessee Williams
Arcadia Tom Stoppard
The Misanthrope Molière
A Streetcar Named Desire Tennessee Williams
Three Days of Rain Richard Greenberg
A View from the Bridge Arthur Miller
After the Dance Terence Rattigan
All My Sons Arthur Miller
King Lear William Shakespeare
When We Are Married J. B. Priestley
Anna Christie Eugene O'Neill
Flare Path Terence Rattigan
Much Ado About Nothing William Shakespeare
Noises Off Michael Frayn
Long Day's Journey Into Night Eugene O'Neill
Macbeth William Shakespeare
Old Times Harold Pinter
Twelfth Night William Shakespeare
Ghosts Henrik Ibsen
The Amen Corner James Baldwin
Othello William Shakespeare
Private Lives Noël Coward
A View from the Bridge Arthur Miller
A Streetcar Named Desire Tennessee Williams
My Night with Reg Kevin Elyot
Skylight David Hare
The Crucible Arthur Miller

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