86th Welwyn Drama Festival – Awards

Our digital festival ran online 17-22 May 2021

Adjudicator: Walker Ewart OBE

These are the recipients of our Special Awards

Technical Awards

  • Harry Thomas for his work on A.I. Love You, Big Squirrel
  • Theo Berkhout for the Sound track on The Strange Case of Henry Jekyll & Edward Hyde, The Company of Players
  • Richard Martin for his editing on ‘…Jekyll & …Hyde’, The Company of Players
  • John Cude & Nigel Rive for The Best Man, Barn Theatre Club

Acting Awards

  • Tom Heritage as Toby in AI Love You, Big Squirrel
  • Kattreya Scheurer-Smith as Cass in AI Love You, Big Squirrel
  • Harry Harding as Jekyll/Hyde, The Company of Players
  • Kathy Young as Margaret in Seven Movies, CADS
  • Georgina Bennett as Girl in Girl Walks into a Bar, Shattered Windscreen
  • Rosamund Barnes as Tracey in Girl Walks into a Bar, Shattered Windscreen
  • Robert Thomson as Man in The Tenant, Tiger Theatrical
  • Danny Swanson as The Best Man, Barn Theatre Club

Direction

  • Laura Ilinca for ‘The Strange Case of Henry Jekyll & Edward Hyde’, The Company of Players
  • Michael Young for Seven Movies (Acting & Directing), Corvus Amateur Drama Society
  • Andy Barker for The Book Club, Digswell Players
  • The entire creative team for ‘Girl Walks into a Bar’, Shattered Windscreen Theatre Company

‘I wasn’t expecting that’ Awards

  • The murder of the film maker in ‘…Jekyll & … Hyde’, The Company of Players
  • The build-up and revelation about Rose’s death in Seven Movies, CADS
  • The ensemble playing and music in Book Club, Digswell Players

The Adjudicator’s Choice: Overall Best Productions

  • Single Player: The Best Man, Barn Theatre Club
  • Shorter Production: Book Club, Digswell Players
  • Longer Production: The Strange Case of Henry Jekyll & Edward Hyde, The Company of Players

Overall Winning Production

The Best Man, Barn Theatre Club

Congratulations to all our special award winners!