In the lead-up to the 34th annual Laurence Olivier Awards, we\'ve put together a selection of video interviews with this year\'s illustrious nominees, including Keira Knightley, James Earl Jones and Tony Sheldon.

Interviews were conducted at the official lunch for nominees held at the Haymarket Hotel on 2 March (See Photos, 2 Mar 2010). The event was introduced by Nica Burns, president of the Society of London Theatre (SOLT), the marketing body which organises the Oliviers. Also interviewed are Spring Awakening’s Charlotte Wakefield and Aneurin Barnard, Morecambe’s Bob Golding and Cat on a Hot Tin Roof producer Alia Jones.





For a full list of this year’s nominees, (click here. Winners are announced this Sunday (21 March 2010) in a star-studded ceremony hosted by Anthony Head at the Grosvenor House Hotel on Park Lane.

Whatsonstage.com will, as ever, be providing extensive Olivier Awards coverage, including live updates on the night plus photos, video, gossip and reaction. Watch this space...