Harry Potter and the Cursed Child breaks record at Olivier Awards

JK Rowling play picks up nine accolades

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The Olivier Awards 2017 - Winners Room


Harry Potter and the Cursed Child broke records at the Olivier Awards on Sunday after clinching nine accolades.

The play, written by JK Rowling, picked up the most awards ever during the prestigious ceremony at London's Royal Albert Hall.

The show, currently on at the Palace Theatre, was named Best New Play, Best Actor for Jamie Parker, Best Supporting Actor for Anthony Boyle and Best Supporting Actress for Noma Dumezweni. BRITAIN-ENTERTAINMENT-THEATRE-OLIVIER-AWARDS

The full lists of winners are:

Best theatre choreographer: Matthew Bourne

Best musical revival: Jesus Christ Superstar

Best actor in a musical: Andy Karl

Best actress in a musical: Amber Riley for Dreamgirls

Best revival: Yerma

Best new comedy: Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour

Outstanding achievement in an affiliate theatre: Rotterdam

Best lighting design: Neil Austin for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Best sound design: Gareth Fry for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Best costume design: Katrina Lindsay for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Best set design: Christine Jones for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Best actor in a supporting role: Anthony Boyle for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Best actress in a supporting role: Noma Dumezweni for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Best new opera production: Akhnaten

Outstanding achievement in opera: Mark Wigglesworth

Best actor: Jamie Parker for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Best actress: Billie Piper for Yerma

Best director: John Tiffany for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Best new play: Harry Potter And The Cursed Child

Best new musical: Groundhog Day

Special Award: Sir Kenneth Branagh