Olivier Awards rename honor for Peter Hall following In Memoriam omission

Following the accidental omission of UK theater titan Peter Hall from the In Memoriam section of Sunday’s Olivier Awards, event organizer the Society of London Theatre has taken action. Not only have they issued a statement apologizing “unreservedly for this serious error,” they have also taken the decision to rename the Olivier Award for Best Director the Sir Peter Hall Award for Best Director from next year’s ceremony. SOLT, which came in for some strong criticism following Hall’s omission, said it had taken the decision “in recognition of Sir Peter’s phenomenal…

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