Sonia Friedman Productions Wins 11 Olivier Awards in 2017

Sonia Friedman Productions Wins 11 Olivier Awards in 2017

10 April 2017

We are delighted to have won an incredible eleven awards at the 2017 Olivier Awards, including a record-breaking nine wins for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, the most Olivier Awards ever won by any single production.

A further two Olivier Awards were awarded to Dreamgirls, which we are extremely proud to have brought to the West End thirty-five years after the ground-breaking original Broadway production.

 

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Sonia Friedman:

Sonia Friedman: "None of my success is down to luck"

5 April 2017

Sonia Friedman is up for an astonishing 31 awards at this Sunday’s Oliviers. Dominic Cavendish talks to the Queen of the West End.

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SONIA FRIEDMAN BAGS PRODUCER OF THE YEAR HAT-TRICK AT THE STAGE AWARDS

SONIA FRIEDMAN BAGS PRODUCER OF THE YEAR HAT-TRICK AT THE STAGE AWARDS

27 January 2017

Acclaimed West End and Broadway producer, Sonia Friedman, has been named producer of the year at The Stage Awards 2017, marking the third time in a row she has received the honour.

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SONIA FRIEDMAN RECEIVES OBE FOR SERVICES TO THEATRE

SONIA FRIEDMAN RECEIVES OBE FOR SERVICES TO THEATRE

27 January 2017

Producer Sonia Friedman has been awarded an OBE for services to theatre.

Recognised in the Queen's 90th birthday honours list in June 2016, Sonia was presented with the award today at Buckingham Palace by HRH Prince Charles.

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SONIA FRIEDMAN TOPS THE STAGE 100 2017

SONIA FRIEDMAN TOPS THE STAGE 100 2017

5 January 2017

Sonia Friedman has taken the number one spot in The Stage 100, becoming only the second woman to top the list as a solo entry. She is also the first number one in the history of The Stage 100 not to own or operate West End theatres.

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Sonia Friedman Short-Listed for 'Producer of the Year'

Sonia Friedman Short-Listed for 'Producer of the Year'

22 December 2016

Sonia Friedman has been short-listed for 'Producer of the Year' at The Stage Awards 2017 - an award she won at the event in both 2016 and 2015.

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Sonia Friedman: The Progress 1000

Sonia Friedman: The Progress 1000

7 September 2016

Sonia Friedman has been named London's 10th most influential person in the Evening Standard's Progress 1000.

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BBC Radio 4 Profile: Sonia Friedman

BBC Radio 4 Profile: Sonia Friedman

31 July 2016

Mark Coles talks to Sonia Friedman's family, friends and colleagues to discover more about her life and career.

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Sonia Friedman: ‘I think it might be the biggest project that any theatre producer has done’

Sonia Friedman: ‘I think it might be the biggest project that any theatre producer has done’

29 July 2016

The driving force behind Harry Potter and the Cursed Child talks to The Times about JK Rowling, Brexit and the future of Theatreland.

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Sonia Friedman talks to Kirsty Lang for BBC Radio 4’s Front Row

Sonia Friedman talks to Kirsty Lang for BBC Radio 4’s Front Row

26 March 2016

Sonia Friedman sat down with broadcaster Kirsty Lang to talk about risk and reward, the changing ecology of theatre and how she began producing professionally, for BBC Radio 4’s Front Row.
 

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SONIA FRIEDMAN NAMED PRODUCER OF THE YEAR FOR SECOND YEAR RUNNING

SONIA FRIEDMAN NAMED PRODUCER OF THE YEAR FOR SECOND YEAR RUNNING

29 January 2016

Acclaimed West End and Broadway producer, Sonia Friedman, has been named Producer of the Year for the second year running at The Stage Awards 2016, becoming the first person to win the award twice. 

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Sonia Friedman named as one of Britain’s 500 Most Influential

Sonia Friedman named as one of Britain’s 500 Most Influential

25 January 2016

Sonia Friedman has been named as one of Britain’s 500 Most Influential, in a list compiled by The Sunday Times in association with Debrett’s. 

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 Wolf Hall wins Best Limited Series or TV Movie at 73rd Golden Globe awards

Wolf Hall wins Best Limited Series or TV Movie at 73rd Golden Globe awards

11 January 2016

Wolf Hall, based on Hilary Mantel’s Booker Prize-winning novels, has been named Best Limited Series or TV Movie at the 73rd annual Golden Globe awards ceremony hosted by Ricky Gervais in Beverly Hills. 

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Sonia Friedman at Number 2 in The Stage 100 list

Sonia Friedman at Number 2 in The Stage 100 list

7 January 2016

Producer Sonia Friedman takes the number two slot, up one place from 2015, followed by Cameron Mackintosh at number three.

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Wolf Hall Voted Number 1 in the Radio Times Top 40 TV Shows of 2015:

Wolf Hall Voted Number 1 in the Radio Times Top 40 TV Shows of 2015:

30 December 2015

Wolf Hall, based on Hilary Mantel’s Booker Prize-winning novels and starring Mark Rylance and Damian Lewis, has been named the best television programme of the year by Radio Times. 

 

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Nomination for The Stage producer of the year award 2016.

Nomination for The Stage producer of the year award 2016.

24 December 2015

Sonia Friedman has been nominated for ‘Producer of the Year’ at The Stage Awards 2016, having previously won the title in 2015.

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Sonia Friedman: the theatre producer behind West End showstoppers from Harry Potter to Hamlet

Sonia Friedman: the theatre producer behind West End showstoppers from Harry Potter to Hamlet

16 September 2015

Sonia Friedman is the production powerhouse behind dozens of West End shows, from Hamlet to Harry Potter. She tells Rosamund Urwin about tackling sexism on stage and remaining fearless

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Sonia Friedman: The West End queen driving this prince of Denmark

Sonia Friedman: The West End queen driving this prince of Denmark

10 August 2015

"The producer with a gift for creativity, winning awards and making money looks to have another hit with Benedict Cumberbatch’s Hamlet."

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Sonia Friedman shares her memories of working with Max Stafford-Clark in The Guardian.

Sonia Friedman shares her memories of working with Max Stafford-Clark in The Guardian.

27 May 2015

Out of Joint founder, Max Stafford-Clark discusses the state of touring theatre and how cuts in funding, safer programming and shrinking audiences have all affected his latest tour of new play Crouch, Touch, Pause, Engage.

Sonia Friedman shares her experiences of working with Stafford-Clark from her days as producer and co-founder of Out of Joint. 

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SONIA FRIEDMAN AND SCOTT RUDIN ANNOUNCE GROUNDBREAKING PARTNERSHIP WITH THE OLD VIC

SONIA FRIEDMAN AND SCOTT RUDIN ANNOUNCE GROUNDBREAKING PARTNERSHIP WITH THE OLD VIC

21 April 2015

Producers Sonia Friedman and Scott Rudin have announced a groundbreaking new partnership with The Old Vic today. The collaboration will give Old Vic shows a potential life in the West End, on Broadway and elsewhere in the UK and North America.

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