James McAvoy on theatre: 'It's just you and the audience'
Nominations for one of theatres most prestigious awards, the Olivier Awards, have been announced.
The 2015 nominations were announced at an event in London on Monday by James McAvoy and Lesley Manville.
McAvoy was himself nominated for best actor for his role in Peter Barnes' 1968 play The Ruling Class at Trafalgar Studios.
BBC London's Alice Bhandhukravi spoke to McAvoy about what acting on the stage means to him.