Award nominations 2015

Winners will be announced at the Awards ceremony on 18th October 2015

1. CHRIS HARRIS AWARD FOR BEST VARIETY/REVUE/PANTOMIME

Frome Musical Theatre Company Robin Hood & Babes in the Wood
Sodbury Players Hansel & Gretel
Thornbury Musical Theatre Group The Pied Piper
TAOS Musical Theatre and Trowbridge Players Oh! What a Lovely War

2. FIRST CORPORATE COUP DE THEATRE AWARD

Bridgwater Amateur Operatic Society Hairspray
Motormouth singing ‘I Know Where I’ve Been’ with visuals of Freedom Marches
Clevedon Light Opera Club Juniors The Addams Family
Festor and the Moon scene with rockets
Clevedon Light Opera Club South Pacific
Cable and Liat on Bali Ha’i
Curtain Up Theatre School Les Miserables
Javert’s death plunge
Timsbury Theatre Group Dick Whittington
Under the Sea sequence
Yeovil Youth Theatre The Addams Family
UV Scene: Festor and the Moon

3. STAGE ELECTRICS AWARD FOR TECHNICAL ACHIEVEMENT

Bath Light Operatic Group Jesus Christ, Superstar
Lighting
BLOC Productions
Sister Act
Lighting Design
Keynsham Light Opera Group Wizard of Oz
Lighting
Northavon Youth Theatre Company Sunshine on Leith
Lighting
St Mary’s Players South Pacific
Lighting

4. AWARD FOR BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR (DRAMA)

Argyle Players Lord Arthur Savile’s Crime
Michael Davis as Banes
Cotswold Players Romeo and Juliet
Glenn Chapman as Mercutio
Cotswold Players Romeo and Juliet
Geoff Butterworth as Friar Laurence

5. JOAN PICKTHALL AWARD FOR BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS (DRAMA)

Kelvin Players Tartuffe
Fiona McClure as Dorine
ProAct Theatre Company Private Lives
Ruth Harries as Sibyl

6. MUSICAL THEATRE CONNECTIONS AWARD FOR BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR (MUSICAL)

Bristol Musical Comedy Club Our House
Connor Vickery as Emmo
Weston-super-Mare Operatic Society Annie
Rob Tilke as Rooster Hannigan

7. BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS (MUSICAL)

 

Cotswold Players Aspects of Love
Lucy Cole as Jenny Dillingham
Sodbury Vale Musical Comedy Club The Witches of Eastwick
Rachel Bosomworth as Sukie
Taunton Amateur Operatic Society Sister Act
Georgie Garrett as Sister Mary Robert
Yeovil Amateur Operatic Society Jekyll & Hyde, The Musical
Jennifer Holland-Brewer as Lucy Harris
Yeovil Amateur Operatic Society The King & I
Jennifer Holland-Brewer as Tuptim

8. WALTER HAWKINS AWARD FOR CREATIVITY AND DESIGN

Argyle Players Sleuth
Set
Bristol Musical Youth Productions West Side Story
Choreography and Costumes
Cotswold Players Blighty Bound
Set
Keynsham Light Opera Group Wizard of Oz
Costumes
St Alban’s Players The Railway Children
Set and Costumes
Sodbury Players Hansel & Gretel
Set/Costumes/Make-Up
South West School of Dance Cats
Set and Make-up
Timsbury Theatre Group Dick Whittington
Set and Properties
TAOS Musical Theatre and Trowbridge Players Oh! What a Lovely War
Costumes

9. MANOR PRINTING SERVICES AWARD FOR BEST PUBLICITY MATERIAL

Argyle Players Lord Arthur Savile’s Crime
St Alban’s Players The Railway Children
Thornbury Musical Theatre Group The Pied Piper
TAOS Musical Theatre and Trowbridge Players Oh! What a Lovely War

10. YOUTH AWARD FOR BEST ACTOR

Bristol Musical Youth Productions West Side Story
Tom Royall as Tony
Clevedon Light Opera Club Juniors The Addams Family
Ricky Enoch as Gomez
Clifton College Chicago
Jonty O’Callaghan as Amos Hart
Curtain Up Theatre School Les Miserables
Lucas Porter as Javert
Zenith Youth Theatre Company A Funny Thing Happened on the way to the Forum
Charles Hollingworth as Miles Gloriosus

11. BARBARA MACRAE YOUTH THEATRE AWARD FOR BEST ACTRESS

 

Bristol Musical Youth Productions West Side Story
Sophie Thorne as Maria
Bristol Musical Youth Productions Fame
Jess Carter as Serena Katz
Centre Stage Thoroughly Modern Millie
Emily Tucker as Mrs Meers
Clifton College Chicago
Florence Woolley as Roxie Hart
Curtain Up Theatre School Les Miserables
Natalie Acheson as Eponine
St Alban’s Players The Railway Children
Jess Bell as Bobbie

12. JEAN FENNELL AWARD FOR BEST YOUTH PRODUCTION

Bristol Musical Youth Productions West Side Story
Centre Stage Thoroughly Modern Millie
Clevedon Light Opera Club Juniors The Addams Family
Curtain Up Theatre School Les Miserables
Northavon Youth Theatre Company Sunshine on Leith
The Oppits Youth Group, Weston-super-Mare Operatic Society Cats
Zenith Youth Theatre Company Phantom of the Opera

13. JOAN HAWKINS AWARD FOR BEST SHAKESPEARE PRODUCTION

The Bradfordians Dramatic Society Hamlet
Cotswold Arcadians Richard III

14. METCALFES SOLICITORS AWARD FOR BEST ACTOR (DRAMA)

 

The Bradfordians Dramatic Society Hamlet
Marc Bessant as Hamlet
The Bradfordians Dramatic Society Anne of Green Gables
Phil Courage as Matthew Cuthbert
Kelvin Players All My Sons
David Martin as Joe Keller
St Ursula Players The Browning Version
Andy Rusbridge as Andrew Crocker-Harris

15. EILEEN HARTLY HODDER AWARD FOR BEST ACTRESS (DRAMA)

Kelvin Players
All My Sons  
Jacqs Graham as Kate Keller
Taunton Thespians
She Stoops to Conquer  
Jane Edwards as Mrs Hardcastle

 

16. ALBERT BROWN AWARD FOR BEST ACTOR (MUSICAL)

Clevedon Light Opera Club  Whistle Down the Wind
Adam Fox as The Man
Clevedon Light Opera Club  South Pacific
John Prescott as Emile de Becque
Yeovil Amateur Operatic Society   Jekyll & Hyde, The Musical
Luke Whitchurch as Dr Jekyll/Mr Hyde

17. MELANIE EVANS AWARD FOR BEST ACTRESS (MUSICAL)

 

Bridgwater Amateur Operatic Society  Hairspray
Leah Farmer as Tracy Turnblad
Bristol Amateur Operatic Society Guys and Dolls
Grace Macdonald as Miss Adelaide
Pinstripe Productions Avenue Q
Dannielle Redman as Kate Monster
Pro Act Theatre Company  I Love you Because
Emma Watkins as Diana
St Mary’s Players  South Pacific
Helen Wooltorton as Ensign Nelly Forbush
Taunton Amateur Operatic Society Sister Act
Kathryn Stevens as Dolorisvan Cartier

18. JOHN COE AWARD FOR BEST DRAMATIC PRODUCTION

 

Kelvin Players All My Sons
ProAct Theatre Company The Graduate
SPP Theatre Company Antigone
St Ursula Players The 39 Steps

19. BRISTOL EVENING POST AWARD FOR BEST MUSICAL PRODUCTION

Bath Operatic & Dramatic Society Hairspray
Bridgwater Amateur Operatic Society Hairspray
BLOC Productions
Sister Act
Clevedon Light Opera Club Whistle Down the Wind
Encore Northenders Honk!
Pro Act Theatre Company I Love you Because
Saltford Community Association I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change
Spare Room Theatre Spring Awakening
Taunton Amateur Operatic Society Sister Act
Yeovil Amateur Operatic Society Jekyll & Hyde, the Musical

Award winners 2014

Award

Winner Company

The Chris Harris Award for Best Variety/Revue/Pantomime

50th Anniversary Gala Zenith Youth Theatre Company, Bath

First Corporate Coup de Théâtre Award

Under Milk Wood  Movement Sequence of Drowned Sailors St Alban’s Players, Bristol

Stage Electrics Award for Technical Achievement

Into The Woods  Set/Design and Construction Wells Operatic Society

Award for Best Supporting Performance (Drama)

The Killing of Sister George  Alison Haines as Mercy Croft Taunton Thespians

Musical Theatre Connections Award for Best Supporting Performance (Musical)

White Christmas  Faye Banks as Martha BLOC Productions

Walter Hawkins Award for Creativity and Design

James and the Giant Peach  Set/Costumes/Makeup Kelvin Players, Bristol

Manor Printing Services Award for Best Publicity Material

The King and I Bridgwater Amateur Operatic Society

Bristol Hippodrome Youth Award for Best Actor

Les Miserables  Oliver Martin as Jean Valjean Clevedon Light Opera Club Juniors

Barbara Macrae Youth Theatre Award for Best Actress

Whistle Down The Wind  Molly Emmerson as Swallow Centre Stage

Jean Fennell Award for Best Youth Production

A Chorus Line Bristol Musical Youth Productions

Joan Hawkins Award for Best Shakespeare

The Taming of the Shrew Taunton Thespians

Metcalfes Solicitors Award for Best Actor (Drama)

Falstaff  Dominic Valentine as Falstaff Cotswold Arcadians

Eileen Hartly Hodder Award for Best Actress (Drama)

Abigail’s Party  Alison Jenkinson as Beverley @2k Theatre

Judy Wilkinson Award for Best Actor (Musical)

The Wedding Singer  Ben Lea as Robbie Sodbury Vale Musical Comedy Club

Melanie Evans Award for Best Actress (Musical)

The Witches of Eastwick  Lou Knight as Alex TAOS Musical Theatre

John Coe Award for Best Dramatic Production

A Month of Sundays Kelvin Players

The Bristol Evening Post Award for Best Musical Production

Rent Bath Operatic & Dramatic Society

Photographs of the 2014 Award Ceremony are available from Stewart McPherson telephone 01275 373293 or mobile 0774 034 9913

Award winners 2013

Award winners 2012

Award  winners 2011