ITV is to broadcast the 2016 Olivier Awards in full.

The 2016 annual Olivier Awards which take place on Sunday 3 April 2016 at the Royal Opera House will be broadcast by ITV3 at 23:00 on Monday 4 April 2016. Extended highlights will be broadcast after the ceremony on ITV1 at 22:15.

The awards ceremony will also be broadcast on new radio station Mellow Magic, which also hosts a four part documentary celebrating 40 years of the awards.

International audiences will be able to watch the ceremony in full on YouTube from 22:00 on 3 April 2016.

This year the awards will be hosted by Michael Ball with special guest presenters including Kit Harington, Amber Riley, Laura Carmichael, Uzo Aduba and Zawe Ashton, Matthew Bourne, Sharon D. Clarke, Paul Copley, Daniel Evans, Julia McKenzie, Lesley Manville, Vanessa Redgrave, Juliet Stevenson, Zoë Wanamaker and Leigh Zimmerman

Nominees this year include Benedict Cumberbatch for Hamlet, Adrian Lester for Red Velvet, Nicole Kidman for Photograph 51, Matt Henry for Kinky Boots, Denise Gough for People, Places and Things and Imelda Staunton for Gypsy.  See here for the full list of nominees for 2016 Olivier Awards.