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The Olivier Awards with Mastercard: a postscript

We wish we’d read the 3rd March edition of ‘The Stage’ before we posted on this topic, but we didn’t, hence this postscript. We were somewhat surprised to read an interview by Alistair Smith with Julian Bird, the chief executive of … Continue reading

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Cry God for Larry: Mastercard Hijacks (sorry, relaunches) the Olivier Awards

So, thanks to a cash injection from Mastercard, the Olivier Awards are to be relaunched.  When were they unlaunched?  According to the presspack, the awards were named in 1984 after Sir Laurence Olivier, “One of the greatest stage actors of … Continue reading

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