The 2017 Festival winners

Trophies on a table

On the final night of the festival, Jennifer Scott-Reid announced the following award winners for the 49th Cambridge Drama Festival. Congratulations to everyone who took part, and a big thank you to every audience member who supported us during the week.

Special congratulations go to Meridian Theatre, BAWDS and Big Squirrel Productions for coming third, second and first respectively.

The awards given on the final night were as follows:

First PlaceUKE BELONG TO MEBig Squirrel Productions
Second PlaceANYONE CAN DANCEBAWDS
Third PlaceAFTERPLAYMeridian Theatre
Audience AppreciationUKE BELONG TO MEBig Squirrel Productions
Adjudicators Award Oli Stephens, THE MURDER OF RED RIDING HOODStagefright
Best ActorJames Inman, ANYONE CAN DANCEBAWDS
Best ActressKattreya Scheurer-Smith, UKE BELONG TO MEBig Squirrel Productions
Best Actor (under 19)Archie Burlton, SHAKESPEARE’S SHREWDramawise/Sky Blue Theatre
Best Actress (under 19) Lotti Knights, WHAT ARE THEY LIKE?Swavesey Youth Theatre
Best CameoHelen Holgate, PAVEMENT IS MY PILLOWWriteOn
Best Junior GroupGRAHAM, THE WORLD’S FASTEST BLIND RUNNERSamuel Ward Academy
Best New PlayANYONE CAN DANCE by Sean BakerBAWDS
Backstage AwardTHE MURDER OF RED RIDING HOOD Stagefright
Best Stage PresentationAFTERPLAYMeridian Theatre
Best LightingANYONE CAN DANCEBAWDS
Best CostumeSHAKESPEARE’S SHREW Dramawise/Sky Blue Theatre
Best SoundTHE DUMB WAITERWaterbeach Community Theatre

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