2024 Easter Festival of Plays Winner

The Full Length Plays awards:

The F.M. Cubbon Trophy – Best Play: The Father performed by White Cobra

The Dick Craine Cup – 1st Runner Up: Lilies of the Land performed by White Cobra

The Vanda Lambert Award – Best Female Performance: Victoria Miles as Margie in Lilies on the Land

Victoria Miles as Margie in Lilies on the Land
Kate Bilingham as Anne in The Father
Kim Arkle as Laura in The Father

The S. E. Benn Award – Best Male Performance: Ian Spiby as Andre in The Father

Ian Spiby as Andre in The Father
Richard Jordan as Pierre in The Father
Joseph Maclean as O’Brien in 1984

The Raven Players Award – Best Producer/Director: Martin Borley-Cox for The Father

The Jackie Banner Award for Comedy: Lilies on the Land performed by White Cobra

The Michael J. Lees Award for Drama: The Father performed by White Cobra

Youth Awards:

Cyril Spencer Trophy – Best Play – Youth (Under 20) Category:
Viral performed by Platform Theatre School

John Bowring Trophy – Best Director in Youth Festival: Leandra Lawler for Viral

Olga Gray Award – Best Youth Actress: Eve Puzzar for Viral
Mia Quine for Two
Eve PuzzarSeren KirkpatrickScarlet Brophy for Viral

One Act Adult Plays Awards:

Northern Arts Rose Bowl –  Best Festival Play:
Victoria Station performed by Parodos Theatre Company

Service Players Trophy – Best Play Runner Up:
Dumb Waiter performed by Service Players

Caine Family Trophy – Best Director: Sharon Walker for Dumb Waiter

Jean C Webb Award – Best Actress: Jude Dicken for Two
Danny Berry for Escaped Alone
Jude Dicken for Two

Mark Clift Trophy – Best Actor: Geoff Pugh for Victoria Station
Geoff Pugh and Lorcan O’Mahony for Victoria Station
Jack Verity
 for Two
Tom Cain and Toby Smith for Babysitting Calvin

Nadine Talbot Award – Best Dramatic Moment:
Victoria Station – “I have a POB”
Cat phobia speech in Escaped Alone
Cracking the bottle in Two
The instructions during the Dumb Waiter

Daphne Clark Memorial Trophy – Best Comedic Moment in Festival:
The can of beer moment from Babysitting Calvin
Fred &Alice and Mrs Eiger from Two
Bob and the mirror from Babysitting Calvin
The suit jacket from Babysitting Calvin
The can of beer moment from Babysitting Calvin

Festival Awards:

Sure Mobile Award – Best use of Sound & Lighting in Festival: 1984
The Father

The David Sugden Memorial Trophy for Set Conception, Design and Construction: Dumb Waiter
The Father
Lilies on the Land
Dumb Waiter

The J & B Green Award for Costume and Makeup: Lilies on the Land
Lilies on the Land
Babysitting Calvin
Dumb Waiter

The Olga Gray Adjudicator’s Award – Outstanding Contribution:
The slapstick double act Bob and Calvin – Babysitting Calvin