Winners at the Brighton and Hove Arts Council Drama Awards 2019

Pictures reveal winners of Brighton and Hove Arts Council Drama Awards 2019

Winners of the Brighton and Hove Arts Council Drama Awards 2019 were revealed last night at a glittering ceremony, attended by members of the five Sussex theatre companies taking part this year.

Actress Kate Dyson, this year’s adjudicator, said she was a great champion of amateur theatre and spoke of its important contribution to the arts, bringing people together to share their laughter, tears, joys and grief. Burgess Hill Theatre Club, Southwick Players, Wick Theatre Company, Rottingdean Drama Society and Henfield Theatre Company all won awards on the night, with Wick Theatre Company claiming the big prize, best overall production, for Taking Sides.

Martin Oakley won best lighting design for Wick Theatre Company's Taking Sides
Martin Oakley won best lighting design for Wick Theatre Company's Taking Sides
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Peter Joyce accepts the award for best publicity for Wick Theatre Company's Taking Sides
Peter Joyce accepts the award for best publicity for Wick Theatre Company's Taking Sides
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Jenny Burtenshaw won best supporting actress for her performance as Wynne in Dinner for Southwick Players
Jenny Burtenshaw won best supporting actress for her performance as Wynne in Dinner for Southwick Players
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John Garland accepts the award for best supporting actor on behalf of Graham Till, who played Helmuth Rode in Wick Theatre Company's Taking Sides
John Garland accepts the award for best supporting actor on behalf of Graham Till, who played Helmuth Rode in Wick Theatre Company's Taking Sides
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