Dame Helen Mirren with her Best Actress award and Luke Treadaway with his Best Actor award
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Curious Incident wins seven Oliviers as Mirren named best actress

Dame Helen Mirren has been crowned best actress at this year's Laurence Olivier Awards for her role as the Queen in The Audience.

The night saw The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time receive the most honours with seven prizes.

The haul, which equals musical hit Matilda's record last year, includes best play and best actor for Luke Treadaway.

Will Gompertz reports.

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