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WhatsOnStage Awards 2019: Vicky Vox and Kobna Holdbrook-Smith take you behind the scenes

Meet our hosts for the night, Vicky Vox and Kobna Holdbrook-Smith

Vicky Vox and Kobna Holdbrook-Smith

The 19th Annual WhatsOnStage Awards take place this evening at the Prince of Wales Theatre in the West End. Nominees Kobna Holdbrook-Smith and Vicky Vox are hosting the event which marks the announcement of the winners.

The duo took us behind the scenes at the theatre to give us a sneak preview of how the magic happens.

Vox is formerly part of the pop group DMV, and made her theatre debut in Little Shop of Horrors, while her other credits include hit film Magic Mike XXL. Holdbrook-Smith's recent credits include Disney film Mary Poppins Returns and hit BBC drama The Split. Both hosts are nominated in the WhatsOnStage Awards – Vox for Best Supporting Actress in a Musical and Holdbrook-Smith for Best Actor in a Musical for Tina - The Tina Turner Musical.

Acts that will appear this year include Heathers the Musical, Six, and the Hope Mill Theatre production of Spring Awakening, Come From Away and more.

Previous year's winners have included Olivia Colman, Billie Piper, Gary Barlow and Sam Mendes. You can read the full list of this year's nominees here.