The Laurence Olivier Awards, previously known as The Society of West End Theatre Awards, were renamed in honour of British actor Sir Laurence Olivier in 1984, having first been established in 1976.
The awards are organised by The Society of West End Theatre in London.
2003 Winner - Simon Russell Beale
2003 Nominees - Michael Gambon, Simon Russell, Mark Rylance, David Tennant
Best Performance in a Supporting Role
2003 Winner - Essie Davis
2003 Nominees - Jessica Stevenson, Mark Strong, Sian Thomas