Leatherhead Drama Festival winners announced at gala awards night
PUBLISHED: 14:21 16 May 2011 | UPDATED: 19:21 20 February 2013
A fortnight of extraordinary performances by aspiring actors and actresses from across the south east came to a close with Leatherhead Drama Festival's gala awards evening on Saturday.
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A fortnight of extraordinary performances by aspiring actors and actresses from across the south east came to a close with Leatherhead Drama Festivals gala awards evening on Saturday.
The winners were announced at Leatherhead Theatre by adjudicator Arthur Rochester and presented by Surrey Lifes own Nicholas Owen, who was standing in for festival patron Sir Michael Caine.
Nicholas proved a worthy stand in, delighting the audience with his acting anecdotes and, indeed, the time he won a best actor award in 1977.
Another very special guest on the night was former best junior (2004) and senior actress (2005), Amanda Fairbank-Hynes, who is on her way to becoming a household name, with recent film credits including The Boat That Rocked and An Education.
So, without further ado, here are all the results from this years Leatherhead Drama Festival:
Winners: Woking College Theatre Company
Runners-up: Leatherhead Performing Arts
Best actress: Rosie Lloyd, Leatherhead Performing Arts
Best actor: Jack Flammiger, Applause Youth Theatre Company
Richard Haughton Award, for outstanding contribution to the festival: Applause Youth Theatre Company
New writing award: Lauren Meek, Charlotte Reilly, Alfie Cranmer and Lucy Pugh, Goffs School, for All Things Bright and Beautiful
Winners: Prometheus Theatre Company
Runners-up: The Pranksters Theatre Company
Best actress: Vanessa Morley, Capricorn Theatre Company
Best actor: Duncan Wigman and Jamie Sims, Prometheus Theatre Company (joint)
Richard Haughton Award, for outstanding contribution to the Festival: The Green Theatre Company
New writing award: Tony Earnshaw, for Visiting Time