21st March 2010 - american playwright katori hall wins best new play for the mountaintop, mark rylance wins best actor for the second time and rachel weisz is best actress. spring awakening picks up four awards, including best actor in a musical and best supporting performance in a musical for aneurin barnard and iwan rheon

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maggie smith with the society of london theatre special award at the 2010 laurence olivier awards at grosvenor house, london, england on 21st march 2010

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maggie smith with the society of london theatre special award at the 2010 laurence olivier awards at grosvenor house, london, england on 21st march 2010

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anthony head and daisy head in the press room at the 2010 laurence olivier awards at grosvenor house, london, england on 21st march 2010

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melanie chisholm in the press room at the 2010 laurence olivier awards at grosvenor house, london, england on 21st march 2010

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melanie chisholm in the press room at the 2010 laurence olivier awards at grosvenor house, london, england on 21st march 2010

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aneurin barnard with the award for best actor in a musical or entertainment, lucy may barker, steven sater with the award for best new musical, charlotte wakefield and iwan rheon with the award for best supporting performance in a musical or entertainment for spring awakening at the 2010 laurence olivier awards at grosveno

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michael mccabe, matthew byam shaw, steven sater, joe smith and ron kastner accept the award for best new musical for spring awakening at the 2010 laurence olivier awards at grosvenor house, london, england on 21st march 2010

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rupert goold accepts the award for best director for enron at the 2010 laurence olivier awards at grosvenor house, london, england on 21st march 2010

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rupert goold accepts the award for best director, presented by kim catrall and simon paisley day, for enron at the 2010 laurence olivier awards at grosvenor house, london, england on 21st march 2010

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james dacre, lorraine burroughs, katori hall and david harewood accept the award for best new play, presented by jude law, for the mountaintop at the 2010 laurence olivier awards at grosvenor house, london, england on 21st march 2010

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katori hall accepts the award for best new play for the mountaintop at the 2010 laurence olivier awards at grosvenor house, london, england on 21st march 2010

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katori hall accepts the award for best new play for the mountaintop at the 2010 laurence olivier awards at grosvenor house, london, england on 21st march 2010