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A Tale Told by an Idiot

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[Apr. 15th, 2012|05:49 pm]
A Tale Told by an Idiot
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Quick Olivier awards post before results start coming through:
Edit for results:

BEST PLAY
Should win: Jumpy
Will win: One Man Two Guvnors
Did win: Collaborators
WRONG! Surprised but not wholly displeased.

BEST REVIVAL
Should win: Flare Path
Will win: Flare Path or Much Ado About Nothing
Did win: Anna Christie
WRONG! Sad for Flare Path, but Anna Christie was proper superb.

BEST ENTERTAINMENT AND FAMILY
No opinion
Did win: Derren Brown

BEST ACTRESS
Should win: Ruth Wilson (in lieu of Eve Best)
Will win: Lesley Manville
Did win: Ruth Wilson
WOOT!

BEST ACTOR
Should win: Benedict Cumberbatch (and Jonny Lee Miller, seeing as they come as a pair)
Will win: Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller (unless there is no god)
Did win: Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller
BING! Seriously, they're suckers for multiple actors sharing roles.

BEST PERFORMANCE IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
Should win: Sheridan Smith
Will win: Sheridan Smith
Did win: Sheridan Smith
DUH.

BEST ACTRESS IN A MUSICAL
Should win: the Matildas, or Sarah Lancashire
Will win: the Matildas
Did win: the Matildas
You see? Multiple actors sharing roles!

BEST ACTOR IN A MUSICAL
Should win: Bertie Carvel
Will win: Bertie Carvel
Did win: Bertie Carvel
And LOL at people who genuinely believe his performance is factually bad. XD

BEST PERFORMANCE IN A SUPPORTING ROLE IN A MUSICAL
No opinion
Did win: Nigel Harman

BEST NEW MUSICAL
Should win: Matilda or London Road
Will win: Matilda or London Road
Did Win: Matilda
It's sad that London Road has been shut out, but it *is* Matilda.

BEST MUSICAL REVIVAL
Should win: Singin' in the Rain or Crazy for You
Will win: Singin' in the Rain or Crazy for You
Did win: Crazy for You

BEST DIRECTOR
Should win: Matthew Warchus
Will win: Could go anywhere
Did win: Matthew Warchus

BEST THEATRE CHOREOGRAPHER
Should win: Peter Darling
Will win: Peter Darling or Stephen Mear
Did win: Peter Darling

BEST LIGHTING DESIGN
Should win: Bruno Poet
Will win: Bruno Poet (though they're all great)
Did win: Bruno Poet

BEST SET DESIGN
Should win: Matilda (actuallly Anna Christie but it didn't get nominated)
Will win: Matilda or The Ladykillers
Did win: Matilda

BEST COSTUME DESIGN
No opinion. (I'm starting to cry because Matilda is great. It's a curse that comes with loving Matilda so much. I love Matilda.)
Did win: Crazy for You

BEST SOUND DESIGN
Should win: Frankenstein or Matilda
Will win: Frankenstein or Matilda
Did win: Matilda

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN AN AFFILIATE THEATRE
Should win: Mogadishu
Will win: Mogadishu
Did win: Roadkill

BEST NEW OPERA PRODUCTION
OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN OPERA
BEST NEW DANCE PRODUCTION
OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN DANCE
No opinion.

BBC RADIO 2 OLIVIER AUDIENCE AWARD
Should win: Les Miserables
Will win: Wicked
Did win: Les Miserables

AND NOW LET'S SEE HOW IT GOES (AND HOW WRONG I AM).
Yeah, I was largely wrong. I'm largely pleased if not especially blown away.
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