Behind the scenes with the Olivier Audience Award hopefuls
We go backstage with the West End plays and musicals in the running for this year's BBC Radio 2 Audience Award at the 2014 Olivier Awards
What does it take to keep a theatre production running for months, years and decades on end? A bit of love from Time Out's theatre critics certainly helps, but in reality it's the tireless work of make-up artists, costume-makers, production staff, directors and – of course – actors that really makes the difference between forgettable folly and West End legend.
The 16 shows below are all up for this year’s BBC Radio 2 Audience Award at the Oliviers. Vote for your favourite at www.olivierawards.com until 5pm on Tuesday March 4 and find out who wins by watching ITV highlights of the star-studded 2014 Olivier Awards with MasterCard ceremony at the Royal Opera House on Sunday April 13.
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