Olivier Awards 2019 start time, channel, how to watch and the WINNERS!

When are the Olivier Awards 2019? Watch online tonight plus winners

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The 2019 Laurence Olivier Awards are tonight - here's when to watch on TV and watch online.

The biggest night in British theatre takes place this evening, Sunday, April 7 at the Royal Albert Hall.

Jason Manford is back to host the event for a second year.

"I’m absolutely chuffed to bits to be back hosting the Olivier Awards at the Royal Albert Hall," he said. "Having worked in theatres all across the country doing both stand-up and musicals for the last 20 years, I know the hard work that goes into putting on a show.

"It’s a privilege to host this star-studded evening and to celebrate the very best of all areas of British theatrical talent."

Watch Olivier Awards 2019 on TV and online

Highlights of the awards ceremony will air on ITV from 10:20PM to 12:10AM. You'll also be able to watch the telecast online via the ITV Hub.

Alternatively, the ceremony will be streamed online via the official Olivier Awards Facebook page.

You can also listen to the awards show live on radio on Magic Radio.

Olivier Awards 2019 nominations and WINNERS

The winners of the Olivier Awards have now been announced ahead of tonight's TV broadcast.

You can see the full 2019 Olivier Award nominations and WINNERS here. Leading this year's musicals nominations are the revival of Company and new musical Come From Away, both getting nine nominations each in various categories. With eight nominations, The Inheritance is leading the plays this year.

Meanwhile, The King And I received six nominations with Home, I’m Darling; The Lehman Trilogy; Six The Musical; and Summer And Smoke all getting five nominations.

Alongside all the awards, the Olivier Awards will also see some special performances from this year's new musicals.

The casts of Caroline, Or Change; Come From Away; Company; Fun Home; The King And I; Six; and Tina – The Tina Turner Musical will all be showcasing their talent.

In addition, there will be a special performance from the cast of Disney’s The Lion King to celebrate its 20th year of running on the West End.

And West End star Beverley Knight will sing during the In Memoriam section.

Award bosses have also revealed a host of names who will be giving out awards on the night.

They include Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, actor Danny Dyer, The Greatest Showman songwriters Pasek and Paul and Waitress’ Katharine McPhee.

Joining them will be Strictly star Joanne Clifton and Kevin Clifton, plus Everybody’s Talking About Jamie’s Layton Williams and Shane Richie.

The 2019 Olivier Awards air on ITV, 10:20PM, tonight April 7.

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