In pictures: Olivier Awards Red Carpet

Stars included Vanessa Redgrave, Kit Harington and Beverley Knight

Celebrities from stage, TV and film took to the red carpet at the Royal Opera House, London, last night for the 40th annual Olivier Awards.

The audience were treated to performances from the likes of Bend It Like Beckham, Gypsy, and Bugsy Malone, whilst just round the corner in Covent Garden, the casts of The Phantom of the Opera and Les Miserables performed to crowds for free on a pop-up stage.

Find out who won with our full list of winners here.