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James Corden, Benedict Cumberbatch dominate Olivier Awards 2012

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James Corden arriving for the 2012 Brit Awards at The O2 Arena, London

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James Corden and Benedict Cumberbatch have received nominations for this year's Olivier Awards.

Corden is up for the 'Best Actor' gong for his role in comedy play One Man, Two Guvnors, while Cumberbatch could share an award with Jonny Lee Miller for their joint portrayal of Frankenstein and The Creature in Frankenstein.

Matilda the Musical dominated the nominations with 10 nods, including 'Best Actor' for Bertie Carvel, who plays Miss Trunchbull, and 'Best Supporting Actor' for Paul Kaye (Mr Wormwood).

Jude Law was recognised for his role in Anna Christie and Celia Imrie was nominated for her part in Noises Off. Other nominees included Lesley Manville for Grief, Kristin Scott Thomas for Betrayal and David Haig for The Madness of George III.

Ghost the Musical and London Road also received multiple nominations.

The Olivier Awards take place at the Royal Opera House on Sunday, April 15 and will be hosted by Michael Ball and Imelda Staunton.

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For the full list of nominations see below:

Best New Play
Collaborators
One Man, Two Guvnors
Jumpy at the Royal Court
The Ladykillers

Best Actor
James Corden (One Man, Two Guvnors)
David Haig (The Madness of George III)
Douglas Hodge (Inadmissible Evidence)
Jude Law (Anna Christie)
Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller (Frankenstein)

Best Actress
Celia Imrie (Noises Off)
Lesley Manville (Grief)
Kristin Scott Thomas (Betrayal)
Marcia Warren (The Ladykillers)
Ruth Wilson (Anna Christie)

Best Performance in a Supporting Role
Bryony Hannah (The Children's Hour)
Johnny Flynn (Jerusalem)
Mark Addy (Collaborators)
Oliver Chris (One Man)
Sheridan Smith (Flare Path)

Best New Musical
Betty Blue Eyes
Ghost the Musical
London Road
Matilda the Musical
Shrek the Musical

Best Actress in a Musical
Kate Fleetwood (London Road)
Sarah Lancashire (Betty Blue Eyes)
Scarlett Strallen (Singin' in the Rain)
The Matildas (Matilda the Musical)

Best Actor in a Musical
Bertie Carvel (Matilda the Musical)
Nigel Lindsay (Shrek the Musical)
Paulo Szot (South Pacific)
Reece Shearsmith (Betty Blue Eyes)

Best Director
Matthew Warchus (Matilda the Musical)
Nicolas Hytner (One Man)
Rufus Norris (London Road)
Sean Foley (The Ladykillers)

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