Award nominations 2014

The Chris Harris Award for Best Variety/Revue/Pantomime

Cotswold Players, Stroud, Glos. The Legend of Jack & The Beanstalk
Glastonbury & Street Musical Comedy Society Somerset Puss in Boots
Sodbury Players, South Glos. Cinderella
Starlite Productions, Bristol Babes in the Wood
Thornbury Musical Theatre Group, South Glos. Rapunzel
Zenith Youth Theatre Company, Bath 50th Anniversary Gala

First Corporate Coup de Théâtre Award

Glastonbury & Street Musical Comedy Society, Somerset The Witches of Eastwick – Dramatic Opening
Keynsham Light Opera Group, B&NES Motown Magic – Signed “Isn’t She Lovely”
St Albans Players, Bristol Under Milk Wood – Movement Sequence of Drowned Sailors

Award for Best Opera/Operetta

No nominations

Stage Electrics Award for Technical Achievement

BLOC Productions
White Christmas – Snowfall and Lighting
Cotswold Players, Stroud, Glos. Neville’s Island – Lighting
Glastonbury & Street Musical Comedy Society, Somerset The Witches of Eastwick – Lighting Design
Wells Operatic Society, Somerset Into The Woods – Set Design and Construction

Award for Best Supporting Performance (Drama)

Cotswold Players, Stroud, Glos. The Caucasian Chalk Circle:  Glen Chapman as Azdak
Kelvin Players, Bristol Pornography:  Peter Spence as Six
Sodbury Players, South Glos. Entertaining Angels:  Becky Sawicki-Gregg as Sarah
St Albans Players, Bristol Table Manners:  Jeremy Livitt as Reg
Taunton Thespians, Somerset
The Killing of Sister George:  Alison Haines as Mercy Croft
West Huntspill Players, Somerset
Dry Rot:  Phil Crosland as Fred Phipps

Musical Theatre Connections Award for Best Supporting Performance (Musical)

BLOC Productions
White Christmas:  Faye Banks as Martha
Keynsham Light Opera Club, B&NES The King and I: Katherine Sharpe as Tuptim
Weston-Super-Mare Operatic Society, North Somerset
Anything Goes: Tessa Robinson as Hope Harcourt

Walter Hawkins Award for Creativity and Design

Bristol Amateur Operatic Society Hair – Choreography
Bristol Opera Cunning Little Vixen – Make-up and Hair
Clevedon Light Opera Club, North Somerset Brigadoon - Choreography
Cotswold Players, Stroud, Glos. Neville’s Island - Set
Kelvin Players, Bristol James and the Giant Peach – Set, Costumes, Make-up
Sodbury Players, South Glos. Cinderella – Set and Properties
Sodbury Players, South Glos. Entertaining Angels – The Garden
St Mary’s Players Musical Theatre Company, Bristol The Sound of Music -  Set

Manor Printing Services Award for Best Publicity Material

Bridgwater Amateur Operatic Society, Somerset The King and I
Dursley Operatic & Dramatic Society, Glos. A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
Failand Drama Circle, North Somerset There Was an Old Woman

Bristol Hippodrome Youth Award for Best Actor

Clevedon Light Opera Club, North Somerset Les Miserables:  Oliver Martin as Jean Valjean
Clifton College, Bristol Miss Saigon:  Joe Hargan as John
Northavon Youth Theatre Company, South Glos. Anything Goes:  Cameron Hall as Moonface
Tiverton Junior Operatic Club, Devon Pirates of Penzance:  Connor Van Bussell as Pirate King
Zenith Youth Theatre Company, Bath Les Miserables:  Sam Cochrane as Javert

Barbara Macrae Youth Theatre Award for Best Actress

B.A.O.S. Youth, Bristol West Side Story:  Georgia Ross as Maria
Centre Stage, Exmouth, Devon Whistle Down The Wind:  Molly Emmerson as Swallow
TAOS Musical Theatre, Trowbridge, Wiltshire Through the Looking Glass:  Anabella Fairgrieve as Alice

Jean Fennell Award for Best Youth Production

Bristol Musical Youth Productions A Chorus Line
Centre Stage, Exmouth, Devon Whistle Down The Wind
Clevedon Light Opera Club Juniors, North Somerset Les Miserables
Clifton College, Bristol Miss Saigon
Northavon Youth Theatre Company, South Glos. Anything Goes
Tiverton Junior Operatic Club, Devon Pirates of Penzance

Joan Hawkins Award for Best Shakespeare

Sodbury Players, South Glos. The Taming of the Shrew
Taunton Thespians, Somerset
The Taming of the Shrew

Metcalfes Solicitors Award for Best Actor (Drama)

Bradfordians Dramatic Society, Wiltshire Jane Eyre:  Al Brunker as Rochester
Cotswold Arcadians, Stroud, Glos. Falstaff:  Dominic Valentine as Falstaff
Kelvin Players, Bristol A Month of Sundays:  Phil Joyner as Cooper
Sodbury Players, South Glos. The Taming of the Shrew:  Ross Brown as Petruchio
St Ursula Players, Bristol Table Manners:  Chris Turner as Norman
Taunton Thespians, Somerset
The Taming of the Shrew:  Rob Adam as Petruchio

Eileen Hartly Hodder Award for Best Actress (Drama)

AT2k Theatre, Taunton, Somerset
Abigail’s Party:  Alison Jenkinson as Beverley
Kelvin Players, Bristol No Way Out:  Rachel Lane as Ines Serrano
The Oldland Players, South Glos. Relative Values:  Lisa Stapleton as Felicity

Judy Wilkinson Award for Best Actor (Musical)

Bristol Musical Comedy Club The Drowsy Chaperone:  Chris Parslow as The Man in the Chair
Frome Musical Theatre Company, Somerset Sweeney Todd:  Davey Evans as Sweeney Todd
Sodbury Vale Musical Comedy Society, South Glos. The Wedding Singer:  Ben Lea as Robbie
Weston-Super-Mare Operatic Society, North Somerset Me and My Girl:  Adam Hunter as Bill

Melanie Evans Award for Best Actress (Musical)

Cotswold Players, Stroud, Glos. Acorn Antiques:  Anne Martin as Mrs Overall
Frome Musical Theatre Company, Somerset Sweeney Todd:  Teresa Bray as Mrs Lovett
Sidmouth Arts Club Operatic Society, Devon Hello Dolly:  Nichola Berryman as Dolly
Tessitoura, Bristol Hansel and Gretel:  Louise Geller as Gretel
Thornbury Musical Theatre Group, South Glos. Pirates of Penzance:  Kayley Prior as Mabel
TAOS Musical Theatre, Trowbridge, Wiltshire The Witches of Eastwick:  Lou Knight as Alex
Yeovil Amateur Operatic Society, Somerset Sister Act:  Kathryn Stevens as Deloris Van Cartier

John Coe Award for Best Dramatic Production

AT2k Theatre, Taunton Abigail’s Party
Cotswold Players, Stroud, Glos. Neville’s Island
Kelvin Players, Bristol A Month of Sundays
Kelvin Players, Bristol James and the Giant Peach

The Bristol Evening Post Award for Best Musical Production

Bath Light Operatic Group Avenue Q
Bath Operatic & Dramatic Society Rent
Bristol Amateur Operatic Society Hair
Chard Light Opera Company, Somerset Me and My Girl
Cotswold Players, Stroud, Glos. Acorn Antiques
Glastonbury & Street Musical Comedy Society, Somerset The Witches of Eastwick
St Mary’s Players Musical Theatre Company, Bristol The Sound of Music
Yeovil Amateur Operatic Society, Somerset Sister Act

Award winners 2013

Award

Winner

Company

Award for Best Variety/Revue/Pantomime

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Sodbury Players

Coup de Théâtre Award

Holmes Sweet Holmes and Jekyll in Hiding – transformations Oldland Players

Award for Best Opera/Operetta

The Mikado Bath Operatic & Dramatic Society

Stage Electrics Award for Technical Achievement

The Sound of Music – lighting Dursley Operatic & Dramatic Society

Award for Best Supporting Performance (Drama)

Graham Billing as Enobarbus in Antony & Cleopatra  The Bradfordians Dramatic Society

Theatek Award for Best Supporting Performance (Musical)

Simon Vardakis as Judge Turpin in Sweeney Todd
St Mary’s Players

Walter Hawkins Award for Creativity and Design

A Small Family Business – setting Argyle Players

Award for Best Publicity Material

The Memory of Water St Alban’s Players

Bristol School of Performing Arts Youth Award for Best Actor

George Caporn as Pirate Kingin The Pirates of Penzance
Bristol Amateur Operatic Society Youth

Barbara Macrae Youth Theatre Award for Best Actress

Danielle Wiley as Thomasina Coverly in Arcadia Kelvin Players

Jean Fennell Award for Best Youth Production

Animal Farm Zenith Youth Theatre Company

Joan Hawkins Award for Best Shakespeare

Measure for Measure The Cotswold Arcadians

Award for Best Actor (Drama)

Phil Domaille as Salieri in Amadeus Thornbury Amateur Dramatic Society

Eileen Hartly Hodder Award for Best Actress (Drama)

Melanie Palmer as Nora in A Doll’s House Cotswold Players

David Whitehead Award for Best Actor (Musical)

Ian Taylor as Acting Captain Terri Dennis in Privates on Parade
Ship & Castle Theatre Company

Melanie Evans Award for Best Actress (Musical)

Tabitha Cox as Maria in The Sound of Music  Frome Amateur Operatic Society

John Coe Award for Best Dramatic Production

The 39 Steps The Actonians

The Bristol Evening Post Award for Best Musical Production

Chess Bristol Amateur Operatic Society

Award Winners 2012

Award

Winner Company

Bristol Hippodrome Award for Best Variety/Revue/Pantomime

Aladdin Sodbury Players

Coup de Theatre Award

Easter Day, Godspell Tiverton Junior Operatic Group

Award for best Opera/Operetta

The Vampire Bristol Opera

Stage Electrics Award for Technical Achievement

Singin’ in the Rain

Bristol Musical Youth Productions

Thatchers Gold Cider Award for Best Supporting Performance (Drama)

Alistair Murray as Rev Arthur Humphrey in See How they Run

West Huntspill Players

Theatek Award for Best Supporting Performance (Musical)

Alan Forster as Noah (Horse) in The Full Monty Taunton Amateur Operatic Society

Walter Hawkins Award for Creativity and Design

The Titfield Thunderbolt – set Ship & Castle Theatre Company

Evening Post Award for best publicity material

Damages Cotswold Players

Youth Award for Best Actor

Tom Carpenter as Gaston inBeauty and the Beast Frome Amateur Operatic Society

Barbara Macrae Youth Theatre Award for Best Actress

Sabrina Messer as Evita inEvita Zenith Youth Theatre

Jean Fennell Award for Best Youth Production

Evita Zenith Youth Theatre

Joan Hawkins Award for Best Shakespeare

A Midsummer Night’s Dream Cotswold Players

John Lewis Award for Best Actor (Drama)

David Alexander as Thomas More inA Man for All Seasons Kelvin Players

Eileen Hartly Hodder Award for Best Actress (Drama)

Claire Vincent as Ursula Loyer inVincent in Brixton Kelvin Players

Marks & Spencer Award for Best Actor (Musical)

Dylan Cheasley as Tateh inRagtime Weston-super-Mare Operatic Society

Melanie Evans Award for Best Actress (Musical)

Tracy Sullivan as Nellie Forbush inSouth Pacific Trowbridge Amateur Operatic Society

John Coe Award for Best Dramatic Production

A Man for All Seasons Kelvin Players

Evening Post Award for Best Musical Production

Sweeney Todd Bridgwater Amateur Operatic Society

Award winners 2011

Award Winner Company
Marks & Spencer award for best actor in a musical
Matthew Toffolo as Ko-Ko in The Mikado Bristol Catholic Players
Melanie Evans Award for best actress in a musical
Katy Gunningham as Charity in Sweet Charity Bridgwater Amateur Operatic Society
John Lewis Award for best actor in a drama drian Thorpe as Toad in Wind in the Willows The Amateur Players of Sherborne
Eileen Hartly-Hodder award for best actress in a drama Sarah Down as Elizabeth in The Barretts of Wimpole Street St Albans Players, Bristol
Jean Fennell award for best youth production Billy Elliot Bristol Musical Youth Productions
Barbara Macrae youth award for best actress Sabrina Messer as Katherine Mompesson in Roses of Eyam Zenith Youth Theatre Company, Bath
Youth award for best actor Ben Richer as Billy in Billy Elliot Bristol Musical Youth Productions
Joan Hawkins award for best Shakespeare production The Winter’s Tale Actonians Drama Group,Nr Bristol
Award for best supporting performance in a musical Brendan Casey as Lescaut in Manon Lescaut Bristol Opera
Award for best supporting performance in a drama Robbie Creer as Autolycus in The Winter’s Tale Actonians Drama Group,Nr Bristol
Walter Hawkins award for creativity and design Choreography for Jesus Christ Superstar Bristol Amateur Operatic Society
Stage Electrics award for technical achievement A huge variety of techniques for Beauty and the Beast Bristol Light Opera Club
Evening Post award for best publicity material Merlin Theatre
Bristol Hippodrome Award for best variety/revue/pantomime Aladdin Starlite Productions,Bristol
Award for best opera/operetta The Mikado Bristol Catholic Players
Evening Post Award for best musical production A New Brain Exit Stage Left,Bath
John Coe award for best dramatic production The Wind in the Willows Amateur Players of Sherborne
‘Coup de theatre’ award Curtains – Christine Richards playing Jessica Cranshaw Nailsea Musicals,North Somerset