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National Drama Festivals Association

Please find below results from some member festivals for the 2017/18 Season:

October 2017
Woking One Act Festival
Winner: Thursday Night Project “Heads” by Howard Brenton
Runners up: Simply Theatre “We Are the Multitude” by Laura Harper
Youth Winner: Applause Youth Theatre “A Vampire Story” by Moira Buffini

October 2017
Spelthorne & Runnymede One Act Festival
Winner: Horsell Amateur Dramatic Society “Every Child Matters” by Christopher Reasons
Runners up” Back to Front Theatre “North of Providence” by Edward Allan Baker

Nov 2017
Newtownabbey One Act Festival
Winner: Holywood Players “Absurd Person Singular” Act 11 by Alan Ayckbourn

February 2018
Birmingham BFAME Festival

Winner: Total Arts Community Theatre “The Thrill of Love” by Amanda Whittington
Runners up: Raw Talent Youth Theatre “Planet of the Capes” by Sami Cornick & Phil Hyde
Youth Winner: Impact Senior Youth Group “Grimm Tales” by Carol Ann Duffy/Tim Supple
Youth Runners up: Stage 2 “Arsehammers” by Claire Dowie

March 2018
Newtownabbey Full Length Festival

Winner: Clarence Players “John Gabriel Borkman” by Henrik Ibsen
Runners up: Newpoint Players “Seduction and Murder at the Red Barn and Associated Events” by Sean Treanor

March 2018
Waltham Forest One Act Festival
Winner: St Augustine’s Players “Breaking and Entering” by Mark Davenport
Runners up: Woodhouse Players ” Glass Hollow” by Simon Mawdsley
Youth Winner: ASD Theatre Company “On With The Show” by Lucy Ashton
Runners up: Waltham Forest Youth Theatre “Round The World with Class Six” by Nick Warburton

March 2018
Welwyn Garden City Youth Festival

Senior Winner- Archer Academy with ‘Girls Like That’
Senior Runner Up – Company of Teens with ‘My Fear vs The World’
Junior Winner – Archer Academy with ‘When One Door Closes…’
Junior Runner Up – Haberdashers’ Aske’s with ‘Twelfth Night, Abridged’
Stage Presentation – Barn Errol with ‘Blood Brothers’
Adjudicator’s Award – Barn Hermes with ‘Scuttlers’