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Close But No Olivier

David Tennant has been omitted from the list of nominees for the 2009 Olivier Awards, Britain’s most prestigious theatre prizes, for his successful run as Hamlet

He is one of two shock omissions from the list of nominations, alongside Kenneth Branagh whose absence from the list is hard to explain.

Tennant was edged out by his Utopia co-star Sir Derek Jacobi’s acclaimed portrayal of Malvolio in Twelfth Night – with whom he shared the Critics’ Circle award for Best Shakespearean Performance last month – as well as David Bradley and Michael Gambon in the late Harold Pinter’s No Man’s Land.

The Doctor Who star should have been the prime contender for both an award and a nomination in Branagh’s absence, but his back injury – apparently a slipped disc – restricted him to just 11 London performances, when at least 28 are required in order for all judges to have a chance to see them.


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