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Mountaintop takes Olivier honours


It was meant to be the glittering awards night where Jerusalem went up against Enron. But they were beaten by a play from a young, black female writer which had its world premiere on a tiny pub stage in South London. Katori Hall's The Mountaintop was the surprise winner of best new play when this year's Laurence Olivier awards were handed out last night. Arts editor Will Gompertz discusses how Katori Hall was inspired to write the play.

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