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Vote for Curious Incident in the Olivier Awards

Today it is 40 days until the 2016 Laurence Olivier Awards, which are also celebrating their 40th anniversary this year.

Today is the day that fans worldwide can vote for their favourite West End show in the Magic Radio Audience Award with the winner being announced on the night at the ceremony. Why not vote for The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time! Simply Visit this page to vote.

To celebrate the Olivier Awards, here are 10 interesting facts about the Awards and the show’s previous success.

1. In 2013, The Curious Incident won seven Olivier Awards. These were: MasterCard Best New Play, Best Actor, Best Actress in a Supporting Role, Best Director, Best lighting Design, Best Set Design and Best Sound Design.

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Marianne Elliot at the 2013 Olivier Awards (Photo: Dan Wooller)

2. The Olivier Awards have been running for 40 years this year.

3. In total, there have been 837 Olivier’s awarded over the years.

Olivier Awards 2013 (Photo: Dan Levene)

Olivier Awards 2013 (Photo: Dan Levene)

4. Each Olivier Award statue weighs 1.6kg, all of The Curious Incident’s Olivier awards together weigh 11.2kg

5. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time has the title for the most awards won at one Olivier’s Ceremony for a play. The only other show that has won the same amount is Matilda the Musical.

6. This year’s awards will be hosted at the Royal Opera House which has 2256 seats.

7. The Red Carpet at the Olivier Awards is 120 metres long.

Olivier Awards Red Carpet

8. The first Olivier Awards ceremony featured 12 different awards; in 2015 there were 29 different awards.

9. For Christopher to walk from the Gielgud Theatre to the Royal Opera House for the awards, he would take 1267 steps.

10. This year is the 8th year of the publicly voted Audience Award, Vote for the Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time here!

 

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