Charlie at the Oliviers

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10:00am, 18th April
Alex Jennings as Willy Wonka in Charlie and the Chocolate factory The Musical

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory The Musical wins two awards and dazzles Olivier Awards audience with incrEDIBLE opening performance

Last weekend, the West End musical production of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory wowed the audience at the Olivier Awards, British theatre's most prestigious award ceremony.

Alex Jennings, pictured above, was unveiled as the show's new Willy Wonka in a spectactular performance that opened the show, and the production - directed by Sam Mendes - went on to WIN two awards at the ceremony for Best Lighting Design and Best Costume Design.

UK viewers can watch the full ITV broadcast of the ceremony here on ITV Player.