Billy Elliot The Musical has won the Audience Award at this year’s Olivier Awards.

Tade Biesinger from Billy Elliot performs on a stage in Covent Garden for the Olivier Awards

Tade Biesinger from Billy Elliot performs on a stage in Covent Garden for the Olivier Awards

After being nominated for the last 3 years, the musical has finally won the public vote at this year’s Olivier Awards.

On a stage in Covent Garden’s piazza on Sunday 28 April, host Sheridan Smith and BBC Radio 2 presenter Elaine Paige presented the award to the show, followed by a performance by Tade Biesinger from Billy Elliot.

65,000 votes were cast by members of the theatregoing public for the Audience Award, with Matilda The Musical, The Phantom Of The Opera and Wicked in competition for the award.

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