UK Theatre Awards

UK Theatre Awards are the only nationwide Awards to honour outstanding achievement in regional theatre throughout England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

The 2014 UK Theatre Awards will be held on Sunday 19 October 2014 at Guildhall, London.  Further details TBC.


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Winners 2013 UK Theatre Awards

Best New Play
BULL by Mike Bartlett a Sheffield Theatres production

Best Performance in a Play
Cush Jumbo for A DOLL’S HOUSE a Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester production

Best Supporting Performance
Siân Phillips for THIS IS MY FAMILY a Sheffield Theatres production

Best Musical Production
THIS IS MY FAMILY directed by Daniel Evans a Sheffield Theatres production

Best Performance in a Musical
Janie Dee for HELLO, DOLLY! a Curve, Leicester production

Best Show for Children and Young People
THE BORROWERS a Northern Stage, Newcastle production
MISTER HOLGADO a Unicorn Theatre production

Best Director
Blanche McIntyre for THE SEAGULL a Headlong and Nuffield, Southampton production in association with Derby Theatre

Best Design
Jonathan Fensom and Charles Balfour for THE ACCRINGTON PALS, a Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester production

Best Touring Production
THE FULL MONTY a Sheffield Theatres production, presented by David Pugh and Dafydd Rogers

Achievement in Dance
Independent dance artist Wendy Houstoun for her insightful, funny solo 50 ACTS

Achievement in Opera
Welsh National Opera for the productions of LULU & LOHENGRIN, conducted by Lothar Koenigs

The Renee Stepham Award for Best Presentation of Touring Theatre
Scottish Opera

Achievement in Marketing
Northern Ballet

Theatre Employee/Manager of the Year
Brenda Walliss – Princess Theatre, Torquay

Promotion of Diversity
Contact Theatre Manchester

The Stage Award for Outstanding Contribution to British Theatre
Simon Callow


Most Welcoming Theatre

After more than 55,000 public votes were cast in a period of less than three weeks, the winning venue was The Bike Shed Theatre, Exeter.

Find out more about the My Theatre Matters! campaign here

Information about the panellists and judging process can be viewed here

Past UK Theatre Awards winners can be viewed here

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