The significance of the Olivier Awards
The West End musical Legally Blonde was one of the big winners at the Olivier Awards in London. It took three prizes including best new musical and best actress for Sheridan Smith.
In a star-studded evening there were also four awards for a revival of a play from 60 years ago, Terence Rattigan's drama, After the Dance.
The BBC's Arts editor Will Gompertz looks at the significance of the awards.
14 Mar 2011
- From the section Entertainment & Arts