Royal Court nominated for three Olivier Awards

16 March 2012

The Royal Court was nominated in three categories at the Olivier Awards, the most prestigious event in the UK’s theatrical calendar

Jumpy by April De Angelis has been nominated for Best Play. The play, which sold-out at the Royal Court, within a record-breaking four days after opening night will transfer to the Duke of York’s Theatre, as part of the Royal Court’s West End Season.

Johnny Flynn has been nominated for Best Supporting Actor for Jerusalem by Jez Butterworth, which closed in January 2012 in the West End after sold out runs at the Royal Court, West End and Broadway.

The Village Bike by Penelope Skinner has been nominated for Outstanding Achievement in an Affiliate Theatre. The play played in the Jerwood Theatre Upstairs last summer to sold out houses and won Penelope the Charles Wintour Most Promising Playwright at the 2011 Evening Standard Theatre Awards.

Read the full list of nominations