Mark Strong Is Best Actor, 'Sunny Afternoon' Bags Most Prizes at 2015 Olivier Awards

'A View From the Bridge' and 'Sunny Afternoon' received most prizes at the Olivier Awards 2015 with MasterCard which was held on Sunday, April 12.

AceShowbiz - Following his lauded performance in the film "Kingsman: The Secret Service", %cMark Strong% was awarded the Best Actor at the 2015 Olivier Awards with MasterCard on April 12. It was his performance in "A View From the Bridge" at Young Vic & Wyndham's Theater which helped him earn the award. When giving acceptance speech, Strong said, "I really wasn't expecting this. I'm in such a strong category with such incredible actors."

Meanwhile, %cthe Kinks% musical "Sunny Afternoon" won the most prizes. It took four prizes including Best New Musical, Best Actor in Musical for %cJohn Dagleish% and Best Actor in a Supporting Role in Musical for %cGeorge Maguire%. The Kinks' frontman %cRay Davies% won the outstanding achievement in music prize for the play's score.

Also receiving an award, %cPenelope Wilton% won the best actress crown for "Taken at Midnight". %cKatie Brayben% won Best Actress in a Musical for "Beautiful: The Carole King Musical" while her co-star %cLorna Want% won the Best Supporting Actress in a Musical category.

%cKevin Spacey% was another winner at the ceremony. He didn't win the best actor like he once won at the Olivier Awards in 1999, but he was awarded with a special award for his outstanding contribution to the Old Vic theater, where he has been artistic director since 2004.

  • Best Revival: "A View From the Bridge"
  • Best Actor in a Supporting Role: %cNathaniel Parker% - "Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies"
  • Best Actress in a Supporting Role: %cAngela Lansbury% - "Blithe Spirit"
  • White Light Award for Best Lighting Design: Howard Harrison - "City of Angels"
  • Best Sound Design: Gareth Owen - " Memphis The Musical"
  • Best Entertainment and Family: La Soiree
  • Best Costume Design: Christopher Oram - "Wolf Hall and Bring Up The Bodies"
  • XL Video Award for Best Set Design: Es Devlin- "The Nether"
  • Best New Dance Production: "32 Rue Vandenbranden" by Peeping Tom
  • Outstanding Achievement in Dance: Crystal Pite - "A Picture of You"
  • Virgin Atlantic Best New Play: "King Charles III"
  • Best Actor: %cMark Strong% - "A View From the Bridge"
  • Best Actress: %cPenelope Wilton% - "Taken:
  • This Morning Audience Award: "Wicked"
  • Best New Comedy: "The Play That Goes Wrong"
  • Magic Radio Best Music Revival: "City of Angels"
  • Best New Opera Production: "The Mastersingers of Nuremberg"
  • Outstanding Achievement in Opera: Richard Jones - "The Girl of the Golden West", "The Mastersingers of Nuremberg and Rodelinda"
  • Outstanding Achievement in Affiliate Theater: "Bull at The Maria"
  • Best Theater Choreographer: Sergio Trujillo - "Memphis The Musical"
  • Best Director: Ivo Van Hove - "A View From the Bridge"
  • Autograph Sound Award for Outstanding Achievement in Music: Ray Davies - "Sunny Afternoon"
  • Best Actor in a Supporting Role in a Musical: %cGeorge Maguire% - "Sunny Afternoon"
  • Best Actress in a Supporting Role in a Musical: %cLorna Want% - "Beautiful - The Carole King Musical"
  • Best Actor in a Musical: %cJohn Dagleish% - "Sunny Afternoon"
  • Best Actress in a Musical: %cKatie Brayben% - Beautiful - "The Carole King Musical"
  • MasterCard Best New Musical: "Sunny Afternoon"

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