Olivier Award winner Stephen Ashfield, currently starring in The Book of Mormon at the Prince of Wales Theatre, and Miss Saigon stars Jon Jon Briones and Eva Noblezada, complete the line-up of guests on The Curtain Up Show’s Olivier Awards special, which broadcasts live on Resonance 104.4 FM from The Theatre Cafe on Shaftesbury Avenue this Friday (10 April) from 4pm to 5.30pm.
Briones, who stars as The Engineer in Cameron Mackintosh’s epic musical, has received a nomination for Best Actor in a Musical this year, while the production itself is up for Best Musical Revival.
Katie Brayben, who has won rave reviews for her portrayal of Carole King, will be joined by fellow Beautiful co-stars and Olivier nominees Ian McIntosh and Lorna Want.
The Curtain Up Show host Tim McArthur will also be joined by Olivier nominee Haydn Gwynne, currently starring in Women On the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown at the Playhouse Theatre, along with fellow co-star, Willemijn Verkaik.
Leading theatre critics Mark Shenton and Terri Paddock, who recently launched the Also Recognised Awards via MyTheatreMates.com, will be sharing their Olivier predictions.
A seven foot high Olivier Award cut-out will be on hand for photo opportunities at The Theatre Cafe on Friday afternoon.
The Curtain Up Show is a weekly theatre chat show hosted by Tim McArthur on Resonance 104.4 FM. It airs every Friday at 4pm, and is repeated every Sunday at 11am.
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