The Ovation Awards

A celebration of new writing for theatre

Winners & HONOURABLE MENTIONS


2012 winners:
Awards presented to:
Judges Choice Best New Writing - 'Bus Stop' by Elizabeth Godber
Judges Choice Best Actor - David Wilkinson for 'Soup for Starters' (by Margaret Holbrook)
Audience Choice Best Production - 'When the Weather Allows' by Phil McCarthy

2012 judges honourable mentions for new writing went to:
Margaret Bulleyment for 'Guarding the Woolly Mammoth'
Margaret Holbrook for 'Soup for Starters'
Mike Stewart for 'Death, Resurrection and A Good Place to Fish'

2012 judges honourable mentions for acting went to:
Sammy T Dobson for 'A Question of Faith' (by Adrian Marks)
Will Hutchby for 'Guarding the Woolly Mammoth' (by Margaret Bulleyment)
Elizabeth Godber for 'Bus Stop' (by Elizabeth Godber)

Audience vote:
Second place - 'Death, Resurrection and A Good Place to Fish' by Mike Stewart
Third place - 'Bus Stop' by Elizabeth Godber


2011 winners:
Awards presented to:
Judges Choice Best New Writing - 'Man With A Plan' by Paul Ekert
Judges Choice Best Actor - Karen McCarthy for 'Ages and Stages' (by Penelope Maclachlan)
Audience Choice Best Production - 'Daughter of the Moon' by Graham Sellors

2011 judges honourable mentions for new writing went to:
Graham Sellors for 'Daughter of the Moon'
Adrian Marks for 'And The Rock Cried Out "No Hiding Place"'
Penelope Maclachlan for 'Ages and Stages'

2011 judges honourable mentions for acting went to: 
Alex Babic for 'Man With A Plan' (by Paul Ekert)
Claire Eden for 'Saturday Afternoon in the Rhubarb Triangle' (by Sarah Wallis)
Gillian Rea for 'The Power of Dreams' (by Helen Bromley)

Audience vote:
Second place - 'Man With A Plan' by Paul Ekert
Third place - 'Saturday Afternoon in the Rhubarb Triangle' by Sarah Wallis 

 

 

2010 winners: 
Awards presented to: 
Judges Choice Best New Writing - 'Trust' by Rosalind Wyllie
Judges Choice Best Actor - Emma Rydal for 'One Last Walk'
Audience Choice Best Production - 'One Last Walk' by Emma Rydal

2010 judges honourable mentions for new writing went to:
Laura Murray for 'The Handmaiden, The Knight and The Coconut Milk'
Patricia Anderson Smyth for 'A Bed For Rose'
Emma Rydal for 'One Last Walk'

2010 judges honourable mentions for acting went to:
Laura Murray for 'The Handmaiden, The Knight and The Coconut Milk' (by Laura Murray)
Richard Graylin for 'The Handmaiden, The Knight and The Coconut Milk' (by Laura Murray)
Elisa Cowley for 'A Bed For Rose' by (Patricia Anderson Smyth)
Alex Kinsey for 'Trust' (by Rosalind Wyllie)
Jessica Johnson for 'Trust' (by Rosalind Wyllie)

Audience vote:
Second place - 'Escape' by Mark A. Oakley 

 

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