Young Vic nominated for 4 Oliviers!

We are absolutely thrilled to have been nominated for 4 Olivier Awards for Yerma and Cuttin’ It. The biggest congratulations to all the cast, crew and creatives involved. 

The ceremony to announce the winners will be on Sunday 9 April, we hope you’ll join us in crossing your fingers and toes until then. More details on the nominated awards below.


Best Revival

Best Director
Simon Stone, Yerma


Best Actress
Billie Piper, Yerma


Outstanding Achievement in an Affiliate Theatre
Cuttin’ It

You can watch the full Olivier Award Nomination ceremony here.

*Yerma photo credits: Johan Persson. Cuttin’ It photo credit: David Sandison.

“Devastatingly powerful” – ★★★★★ for Cuttin’ It

Tsion Habte (Iqra) and Adelayo Adedayo (Muna) in Cuttin' It at the Young Vic © David Sandison.jpg

Tsion Habte (Iqra) and Adelayo Adedayo (Muna) in Cuttin’ It at the Young Vic. Photo by David Sandison.

Charlene James’ award-winning new play about FGM in Britain opened at the Young Vic and it’s a glowing 4 stars all around. Take a look below to see what critics make of the show and click here for audience reactions to the show so far. Cuttin’ It runs at the Young Vic now until 11 June.

“70 of the finest minutes of drama 2016 is likely to offer”
Evening Standard – read the full review here.

“Gripping, heartfelt and heartbreaking”
Guardian – read the full review here.

“Brilliantly sharp – holds the audience spellbound”
Time Out- read the full review here.

“Searingly potent and devastatingly powerful”
The Times

“A starkly eloquent production – Charlene James writes with great power and sensitivity”
The Independent – read the full review here.

“Unforgettable with brilliant performances”
The Telegraph – read the full review here.

“Furious, powerful drama”
Financial Times

“Powerful, unflinching and witty”
The Stage- read the full review here.

“Superbly written and beautifully performed”
Whatsonstage – read the full review here.

After the run at the Young Vic, Cuttin’ It will go on to Birmingham Repertory Theatre, Royal Court Theatre, Sheffield Crucible and the Yard Theatre. For more info about the tour, click here