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The 2013 One-Act Play Festival was held:
Dates: Thursday 25th- Saturday 27th April 2013 at 7pm.
Venue: The Sony Theatre, Bridgend College, Cowbridge Road, Bridgend CF31 3DF
Tickets cost £8 per night (£6 for concessions), but a special 3-night Festival Ticket was available at £20 (£15 concessions).
The adjudicator was Jan Palmer-Sayer GoDA.
Full details of the winners are listed below. And photos of the awards are also available.
Wales Final: Theatr Hafren, Newtown, 31st May & 1st June 2013
Adjudicator: Chris Jaeger GoDA
The Wales One-Act finalists this year were
Friday 31st May 2013
|1. Phoenix Theatre Company (Clwyd)||Festival Nightmare|
|2.Tredegar Thespians (Gwent)||After I'm Gone|
|3. Solva Amateur Dramatic Society (Pembrokeshire)||A Little Box of Oblivion|
Saturday 1th June
|1. Players' Theatre (Glamorgan)||A Universal Sorrow|
|2. Saundersfoot Footlights (Pembrokeshire)||A Night Under Canvas|
|3. Cardiff Players (Glamorgan)||Albert|
And the winners were Solva Amateur Dramatic Society (Pembrokeshire) for A Little Box of Oblivion.
Cardiff Players won the award for Best Set for Albert, and Graham J Evans again won the Playwriting award for the best new play in the regional rounds for A Universal Sorrow.
Once again Glamorgan was very well represented and despite not going through to the British Final, both productions have a great deal to feel proud of.
Full details of the winners are available on the Drama Association of Wales website. (clicking this link will open a separate window)
Winners at the 2013 Glamorgan Festival were:
name of award
The David Davies Memorial Trophy for the adult production attaining the highest marks in the competition
|The Company||Albert||Cardiff Players|
|Bob McTurk Memorial Trophy for Best Director||Gareth Gibbs||A Universal Sorrow||The Players' Theatre|
Best Individual Performance Award
|Chris Powell||Station||The Unknown OUTCasts|
The Bea Wells Memorial Trophy for the Best Comedy Performance (shared trophy in 2013)
|Peter Stickler & Christopher Johnson||Albert||Cardiff Players|
Youth Trophy the Youth production attaining the highest marks in the competition - donated by Mari Major
|The Company||Making the Grade||The Unknown Theatre Company|
The Jean Howell Trophy Adjudicator's Award
|Ieuan Briers for Community Spirit||A Case of Good Intentions/A Year in the Death of Eddie Jester||Bridgend Castle Players|
The running order for the 2013 Festival was:
|Thursday 25th April 2013|
|The Unknown Theatre Company (Cardiff)||Making the Grade||Peter Hartley|
|Bridgend Castle Players||A Year In The Death Of Eddie Jester (1st Act)||T. Gregory Argall|
|Friday 26th April 2013|
|Bridgend Castle Players||A Case Of Good Intentions||Peter Stallard|
|Cardiff YMCA Players||Albert||Richard Harris|
|Saturday 27th April 2013|
|Players' Theatre (Gelligaer)||A Universal Sorrow||a new play by Graham J Evans|
|The Unknown OUTCasts (Cardiff)||Station||Emily Steel|
Full details of the winners of the next rounds will be listed below when available.
British Final: Theatre (Host country Northern Ireland), July 2013
Millennium Forum Theatre, Londonderry/Derry 5th & 6th July.
Adjudicator: Tom Doherty
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