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A whole load more Fringe awards

By | Published on Saturday 27 August 2011


And even more awards for you now. In fact, it’s that point in the Edinburgh Fringe when all sorts of Festival awards are dished out. So, here’s a quick summary of some of the more recent prize givings.

The last batch of Scotsman Fringe Firsts:
‘Leo’, Circle Of Eleven, St George’s West (pictured)
‘You Once Said Yes’, Look Left Look Right, meet at Underbelly
‘Minute After Midday’, 15th Oak Productions, Gilded Balloon Teviot
‘A Reply To Kathy Acker: Minsk 2011’, Belarus Free Theatre, Pleasance Courtyard
‘Mad About The Boy’, Iron Shoes, Udderbelly’s Pasture

The wonderful Malcolm Hardee Comedy Awards
For Comic Originality: Johnny Sorrow
Cunning Stunt Award: Kunt And The Gang and Bob Slayer for ‘Cockgate’
Act Most Likely To Make A Million Quid Award: Benet Brandreth

The inaugural Scottish Contribution For Drama On The Fringe Award, presented by Scottish Arts Club and EdinburghGuide.com:
Winner – ‘One Thousand Paper Cranes’, Lu Kemp, Assembly
Runner Up 1 – ‘Ten Plagues’, Traverse Theatre Company, Traverse Theatre
Runner Up 2 – ‘Federer Versus Murray’, Assembly, Assembly Hall

The winner of the Jack Tinker Spirit Of The Fringe Award was Remarkable Arts, for their programmes at the Hill Street Theatre and St George’s West.

And the winner of the Carol Tambor Award, which comes with a New York season, was ‘Leo’, performed at Remarkable Arts’ St Georges West.

Meanwhile, with the Fringe now reaching its climax, let’s round up what shows were given awards from two fellow members of the Festival Media Network. We already knew FringeReview had presented a prize to ‘Anton’s Uncles’ at the Bedlam Theatre, but what about their other awards this year? And what about the Bobbys, the new gongs presented by Broadway Baby to five-star shows they believe stood out above all the rest? Well, let’s find out…

FringeReview Outstanding Theatre Awards
‘Anton’s Uncles’, Theatre Movement Bazaar, Bedlam Theatre
‘Translunar Paradise’, Theatre Ad Infinitum, Pleasance Dome
‘The One Man Show’, SHUNT, C

FringeReview also have a Hidden Gem Award which went to Leith On The Fringe.

The winners of Broadway Baby’s new Bobbies:
‘In The Dust’, 2Faced Dance, Zoo Southside
‘Max And Ivan Are Holmes & Watson’, Pleasance Courtyard
‘Baby Wants Candy’, Assembly George Square
‘Outland’, Belt Up Theatre, C soco

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