The nominations for the 2005 Laurence Olivier Awards were announced and as expected, The Producers, Mary Poppins, and The Woman in White led the pack with the most number of nominations among performers and designers.

The list of nominees in the design categories are:

Best Lighting Design
ALL’S WELL THAT ENDS WELL designed by Paul Pyant
FESTEN designed by Jean Kalman
HIS DARK MATERIALS designed by Paule Constable
MARY POPPINS designed by Howard Harrison

Best Set Design
FESTEN designed by Ian McNeil
HIS DARK MATERIALS designed by Giles Cadle
MARY POPPINS designed by Bob Crowley
SUDDENLY LAST SUMMER designed by Christopher Oram
THE WOMAN IN WHITE designed by William Dudley

Best Costume Design
ALL’S WELL THAT ENDS WELL designed by Deirdre Clancey
HAMLET designed by John Gunter and Mark Bouman
MARY POPPINS designed by Bob Crowley
THE PRODUCERS designed by William Ivey Long

Best Sound Design
FESTEN designed by Paul Arditti
SUDDENLY LAST SUMMER designed by Adam Cork
THE WOMAN IN WHITE designed by Mick Potter at the Palace

For a complete list of nominees, click here.