Published on: 9th March 2018

The list of nominees celebrates performances and productions that re-imagine stories and also demonstrates the best of new British writing. Bob & Co and the Cultural Capital Fund have investment in three shows (The Ferryman, Oslo and Girl from the North Country) that have garnered a total of fifteen nominations for the 2018 Olivier Awards.

Bob & Co and The Cultural Capital Fund supported nominees include:

The Ferryman, written by Jez Butterworth and directed by Sam Mendes, currently running in the West End before transferring to Broadway, is the most nominated new play with an outstanding 8 nominations.


Best New Play – The Ferryman

Best Director – Sam Mendes

Best Actor in a Play – Paddy Considine

Best Actress in a Play – Laura Donnelly

Best Actor in a Supporting Role – John Hodgkinson

Best Actress in a Supporting Role – Bríd Brennan

Best Actress in a Supporting Role – Dearbhla Molloy

Best Set Design – The Ferryman – Rob Howell

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After superb runs at both the National Theatre and Harold Pinter in the West End, the brilliant Oslo, written by J.T Rogers and directed by Bartlett Sher, is nominated for 2 awards, including Best New play.


Best New Play – Oslo

Best Actor in a supporting role – Peter Polycarpou


Girl From The North Country, written and directed by Conor McPherson, has had a fantastic reception and is nominated for a brilliant 5 awards. Following its sell out run at The Old Vic, it is now playing in the West End until the 24th March 2018.


Best New Musical – Girl from the North Country

Best Actress in a Supporting Role in  Musical – Sheila Atim

Outstanding Achievement in Music – Music & Lyrics by Bob Dylan, Original Orchestrations Simon Hale

Best Actor in a Musical – Ciaran Hinds

Best Actress in a Musical – Shirley Henderson

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The ceremony will be held on 8th April. Congratulations to all the nominees and fingers crossed!

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