Watch the Olivier Award nominations being announced live at midday today, 6 March 2017 , by Denise Gough and Matt Henry. Bookmark this page to watch the entirely of the announcement here, just refresh your browser at midday to watch.

This year Kenneth Branagh is being awarded the Special Achievement Olivier in recognition of his outstanding contribution to British theatre.

The Olivier Awards will take place this year at the Royal Albert Hall on Sunday 9 April.

Read the full list of nominees here