Nidderdale and District Drama Festival
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This year's All-
The participants were as follows:
HOG THE LIMELIGHT (Isle of Man) who performed THE PERFECT GENTLEMAN by Sharon Mitchell -
THE ROYALTY THEATRE, SUNDERLAND who performed TOO FAITHED by Lee Stewart -
WEIGHTON YOUNG PLAYERS (Market Weighton) who performed HIGH STAKES by the US playwright Alan Haehnel -
SEDGEFIELD PLAYERS who performed THE JEWISH WIFE by Bertolt Brecht. Part of a larger play, 'Fear and Misery of the Third Reich' this stark and challenging play looks at the impact on a relationship in which the wife is Jewish and the husband is not and the sacrifices that have to be made in order to stay alive.
PATELEY BRIDGE DRAMATIC SOCIETY who performed ON FALSE PREMISES by Keith Burton. This finely crafted and imaginative farce is set in a plush New York apartment which Jake, pretending to be a city slicker, is showing off to his new girlfriend to impress her but which he has simply borrowed from a friend at Vacation Swappers.com. His plan is rudely interrupted by the arrival of another couple and hilarious consequences ensue.
SALTBURN '53 DRAMA GROUP who performed A TIDING OF MAGPIES by Susan Pierce. This multi-
The Harry Mellor Cup (Best Décor) went to Saltburn '53
The Paul Dyson Trophy (Adjudicator's Discretionary Award) went to Sedgefield Players
The TSB Silver Salver (Best Actress) went to Olivia Bowarn of The Royalty, Sunderland
The Elma Trophy (Best Actor) went to John Walker of Hog The Limelight.
For the second year running the recipients of the Silver Stag -
Congratulations to Saltburn '53 who go on to contest the AET Grand Final at the Mitchell Arts Centre, Hanley, on 2 June.
IAN CLARKE -