Dame Judi Dench made history by winning her eighth Olivier award on theatre's biggest night.

Here are a list of the other main winners:

  • Best actor: Kenneth Cranham - The Father

  • Best actress: Denise Gough - People, Places and Things

Denise Gough took the actress prize for her role in People, Places and Things Credit: PA
  • Supporting actress: Dame Judi Dench - The Winter's Tale

Dame Judi Dench made history with her eighth Olivier win. Credit: PA
  • Supporting actor: Mark Gatiss - Three Days In The Country

Mark Gatiss triumphed as best supporting actor Credit: PA
  • Director: Robert Icke - Oresteia

Robert Icke was named best director Credit: PA