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The Award for Best Opera/Operetta/Gilbert & Sullivan Production is reinstated for the 2019 Awards.

The Award for Best Youth Actor in an Adult Production, introduced as a special award in 2018, will be retained in 2019.

ROSE BOWL AWARD WINNERS 2018 

The winners were announced at the Awards Ceremony on 21 October 2018

CHRIS HARRIS AWARD for Best Variety/Revue/Pantomime

St Philip & St James Church Drama Group

Puss in Boots

Also nominated:

Sodbury Players

Peter Pan

Thornbury Musical Theatre Group

Dick Whittington and his Cat

FIRST CORPORATE COUP DE THEATRE AWARD

Thornbury Musical Theatre Group Juniors

Honk!’ – sudden appearance of a squadron of geese filling the entire stage

Also nominated:

Keynsham Light Opera Group

Oliver!’ – boys hanging from the rafters in Fagin’s Den

Sutton Theatre Company

Greasy Dancing’ – ‘the Greasy Dancing Leap’

Weston-Super-Mare Operatic Society

Kiss Me, Kate’ – the acrobatic sequence during ‘Tom, Dick or Harry’, involving Lois and her three suitors

SLX AWARD FOR TECHNICAL ACHIEVEMENT

Sodbury Players

Private Peaceful’ – staging

Also nominated:

Amateur Players of Sherborne

‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ – lighting

Axminster Musical Theatre

Little Shop of Horrors’ – sound and lighting

Devizes Musical Theatre

Jekyll & Hyde, the Musical’ – lighting

Glastonbury & Street Musical Comedy Society

Copacabana’ - videography and animation

DAVID HIGSON AWARD for BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR (Drama)

Amateur Players of Sherborne

Adrian Harding as Bottom in ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’

Also nominated:

The Argyle Players

Anthony Scott as Nigel Dewbury in ‘A Bunch of Amateurs’
Clifton Amateur Dramatic Society Mike Luckett as Dada inEntertaining Mr Sloane’
St Alban’s Players Charlie Whitehead as Edward Kynaston in ‘Nell Gwynn’

QUARTET COMMUNITY FOUNDATION AWARD for BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS (Drama)

Sodbury Players

Nicky Shipton as Penny in ‘Edge of Darkness’

Also nominated:

The Argyle Players

Mair Smith as Mary Plunkett in ‘A Bunch of Amateurs’

Cotswold Players

Janette Deacon as Anna in ‘The Government Inspector’

Cotswold Players

Sarah Kilmister as Marya in ‘The Government Inspector’

Timsbury Theatre Group

Paige-Alex Lee-Edmunds as Sylvia in ‘Curtain Up on Murder’

Trowbridge Players

Anna McGrail as Eva in ‘The Accrington Pals’

SPIROLUX LIMITED AWARD for BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR (Musical)

Bridgwater Operatic Society Andrew Carpenter as Alfred P Doolittle in ‘My Fair Lady’
Also nominated:

BLOC Productions

Chris Parslow as Pickering in ‘My Fair Lady’

BLOC Productions

Simon Vardakis as Alfred P Doolittle in ‘My Fair Lady’
Clevedon Light Opera Club Jonny Broad as Jigger Craig in ‘Carousel’
Sidmouth Musical Theatre Nigel Broome as Sir John Tremayne in ‘Me and My Girl’

TAOS Musical Theatre

Tim Knott as Various Characters in ‘Spamalot

TOWERGATE INSURANCE AWARD for BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS (Musical)

Weston-super-Mare Operatic Society

Jodie Gibson as Lois in ‘Kiss Me, Kate’

Also nominated:

Bristol Amateur Operatic Society

Kristy Bennett as Lucy Harris in ‘Jekyll & Hyde, the Musical’

Bristol Amateur Operatic Society

Christina Davies as Paulette Bonafonte in ‘Legally Blonde’

Devizes Musical Theatre

Laura Deacon as Lucy in ‘Jekyll & Hyde, the Musical’
Glastonbury and Street Musical Comedy Society Anna Gifford as Conchita inCopacabana

St Mary’s Players

Lisa Gaines as Denise in ‘The Baker’s Wife’

Sidmouth Musical Theatre

Vicky Evans as Lady Jacqueline Carstone in ‘Me and My Girl’

TAOS Musical Theatre

Leonie Macaslin as Lady of the Lake in ‘Spamalot

WALTER HAWKINS AWARD for CREATIVITY AND DESIGN

St Mary’s Players

The Baker’s Wife’ - set design

Also nominated:

BLOC Productions

My Fair Lady’ – choreography

Bristol Amateur Operatic Society

Legally Blonde’ – choreography

Bristol Musical Comedy Club

Priscilla, Queen of The Desert’ – set

Bristol Musical Youth Productions

Top Hat’ – costumes and choreography

The Bradfordians Dramatic Society

The Twits’ - set and props
The Kelvin Players Theatre Company Anne Boleyn’ – costumes

The Trowbridge Players

The Accrington Pals’ - costumes

MANOR PRINTING AWARD for BEST PUBLICITY MATERIAL

Bath Theatre School

Cats

Also nominated:

Exeter Musical Society

Oliver!

St Alban’s Players

Nell Gwynn

St Philip & St James Church Drama Group

Puss in Boots

Thornbury Musical Theatre Group

Dick Whittington & his Cat

PAMELA SOUTHERN AWARD for BEST ACTOR in a YOUTH PRODUCTION

Northavon Youth Theatre Company

Freddie Dixon-Lewis as Jean Valjean in ‘Les Miserables’

Also nominated:

BAOS Youth

Jonathan Ainsworth asSeymourin ‘Little Shop of Horrors’

Bristol Musical Youth Productions

Josh Jones as Horace Hardwick in ‘Top Hat’

Bristol Musical Youth Productions

Josh Jones as P T Barnum in ‘Barnum’

Clifton College

Angus Clark as Dewey Finn in ‘School of Rock’

BARBARA MACRAE AWARD for BEST ACTRESS in a YOUTH PRODUCTION

Beechen Cliff and Bath Theatre School Jessica Gelpey as Adelaide in ‘Guys and Dolls’
Also nominated:

BAOS Youth

Ava Mannings: Voice of Audrey 2 in ‘Little Shop of Horrors’

Clifton College

Molly Woolfson as Rosalie Mullins in ‘School of Rock’

Curtain Up Theatre School

Nelly Batt as Audrey in ‘Little Shop of Horrors’

Thornbury Musical Theatre Group Juniors

Immy Godfrey as Ida in ‘Honk!’

Thornbury Musical Theatre Group Juniors

Talia Nicholls as Cat in ‘Honk!’

T-WORX AWARD for BEST YOUTH ACTOR in an ADULT PRODUCTION

The Bradfordians Dramatic Society

Douglas Bessant as William Beech in ‘Goodnight, Mr Tom

Also nominated:

Exeter Musical Society

Tom Robinson as Oliver in ‘Oliver!’

TAOS Musical Theatre

Jamie Davies as The Artful Dodger in ‘Oliver!’

Taunton Amateur Operatic Society

Kirsty Newman as The Artful Dodger in ‘Oliver!’

JEAN FENNELL AWARD for BEST YOUTH PRODUCTION

Bristol Musical Youth Productions

Top Hat

Also nominated:

BAOS Youth

Little Shop of Horrors

Bristol Musical Youth Productions

Barnum

Northavon Youth Theatre Company

Les Miserables

Thornbury Musical Theatre Group Juniors

Honk!

Weston-super-Mare Operatic Society Oppitts

Fame Junior

JOAN HAWKINS AWARD for BEST SHAKESPEARE, CLASSIC OR RESTORATION PLAY

The Amateur Players of Sherborne

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Also nominated:

Bonzo Productions

Much Ado About Nothing

GREGG LATCHAMS SOLICITORS AWARD for BEST ACTOR (Drama)

ProAct Theatre Company

Steve Woolley as Ebenezer Scrooge in ‘A Christmas Carol’

Also nominated:

The Bradfordians Dramatic Society

Allan Schonfeld as Tom Oakley in ‘Goodnight, Mr Tom’

The Kelvin Players Theatre Company

Phil Joyner as Norman Thayer in ‘On Golden Pond’

The Kelvin Players Theatre Company

Steve Dale as James I in ‘Anne Boleyn’

The St Ursula Players

Andy Rusbridge as Sidney Bruhl in ‘Death Trap’

The St Ursula Players

Jojon Wolfin as Mel in ‘The Prisoner of Second Avenue’

Taunton Thespians

Marcus Palmer as Lol in ‘The Safari Party’

EILEEN HARTLY HODDER AWARD for BEST ACTRESS (Drama)

St Alban’s Players

Rebecca Haselhurst as Nell Gwynn in ‘Nell Gwynn’

Also nominated:

The Bradfordians Dramatic Society

Jax Brady as Mrs Twit in ‘The Twits’

Clifton Amateur Dramatic Society

Fiona McClure as Kath in ‘Entertaining Mr Sloane’

The Kelvin Players Theatre Company

Elizabeth Madgwick as Queen of a Great Place in ‘Knowledge and a Girl’

The Kelvin Players Theatre Company

Rosie Closs as Anne Boleyn in Anne Boleyn’

The Oldland Players

Lisa Stapleton as Lydia in ‘The Actress’

The St Ursula Players

Jo Deasey as Edna in ‘The Prisoner of Second Avenue’

Trowbridge Players

Ange Davis as May in ‘TheAccrington Pals’

The Worx Productions

Emma Smart as Hilary in ‘Jumpy’

BERNARD FENNELL AWARD for BEST ACTOR (Musical)

Yeovil Amateur Operatic Society

Shaun Driver as Jerry Travers in ‘Top Hat’

Also nominated:

Axminster Musical Theatre

Dan Wilde as Seymour in ‘Little Shop of Horrors’

Bristol Amateur Operatic Society

Brendan Casey as Jekyll/Hyde in ‘Jekyll & Hyde, the Musical’

Bristol Musical Comedy Club

David Baxter as Mitzi/Tick in ‘Priscilla Queen Of The Desert’

Devizes Musical Theatre

Gareth Lloyd as Jekyll/Hyde in ‘Jekyll & Hyde, the Musical’

Exmouth Musical Theatre Company

Craig Butler as Lonny in ‘Rock of Ages’

St Mary’s Players

Simon Vardakis as Aimable Castagnet, the Baker in ‘The Baker’s Wife’

Taunton Amateur Operatic Society

Jerry Hardingham as Fagin in ‘Oliver!’

Thornbury Musical Theatre Group

Marvin Harris as Robbie Hart in ‘The Wedding Singer’

MELANIE EVANS AWARD for BEST ACTRESS (Musical)

Bristol Amateur Operatic Society

Emma Griffiths as Elle Woods in ‘Legally Blonde’

Also nominated:

Cotswold Players

Claire Greenwood as Miss Adelaide in ‘Guys & Dolls’

St Mary’s Players

Emma Jones as Genevieve The Baker’s Wife in ‘The Baker’s Wife’

Thornbury Musical Theatre Group

Emily Jones as Julia Sullivan in ‘The Wedding Singer’

Yeovil Amateur Operatic Society

Sarah Symcox as Doralee Rhodes in ‘9-5, the Musical’

JOHN COE AWARD for BEST DRAMATIC PRODUCTION

The Kelvin Players Theatre Company Anne Boleyn
Also nominated:
Athenaeum Limelight Players Cheshire Cats

The Bradfordians Dramatic Society

Goodnight, Mr Tom
St Alban’s Players Nell Gwynn

Sodbury Players

Private Peaceful

Timsbury Theatre Group

Curtain Up on Murder

The Worx Productions

Jumpy

THE BRISTOL EVENING POST AWARD for BEST MUSICAL PRODUCTION

Bath Light Operatic Group

Priscilla, Queen of The Desert

Also nominated:

Bristol Amateur Operatic Society

Jekyll & Hyde, the Musical

Bristol Amateur Operatic Society

Legally Blonde

St Mary’s Players

The Baker’s Wife

SCAMP

Midlife! The Crisis Musical

Taunton Amateur Operatic Society

Oliver!

Thornbury Musical Theatre Group

The Wedding Singer

Weston-Super-Mare Operatic Society

Half A Sixpence

Yeovil Amateur Operatic Society

Top Hat

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