Imelda Staunton Wins ‘Best Actress in a Musical’ Olivier Award!

Apr 03, 2016

Posted by: Emma Pocock

News, Staunton, Staunton Interviews

The 40th Olivier Awards took place tonight, and after a very exciting nomination for her performance in the West-End production of Broadway’s Gypsy, Imelda Staunton has been named 2016’s Best Actress in a Musical!

Staunton has previously won Olivier Awards for her Baker’s Wife in the London debut of Into the Woods, and as Mrs. Lovett opposite, Michael Ball, in the 2012 West End revival of Sweeney Todd. Read her interview with last year on her involvement in the play here.

Watch an interview with Imelda on her nomination below, and join us in congratulating her (and fellow cast members) on her win!

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