The Wharfedale Festival of Theatre was extremely exciting for LIDOS this year, with lots of our members nominated for our pantomime, The Snow Queen!
The awards won by LIDOS members were:
Best pantomime dame: Simon Field
Best choreographer: Donna Wells and Emma Tempest
A massive congratulations to Simon, Donna and Emma for those well-deserved awards!
Other members were also nominated for awards:
Best Pantomime Villain - Gemma Beck
Best Principal Girl - Sophie Ketteringham
Best Principal Boy - Jack Brindle
Best Comedy Support - Matt Tempest
Best Director - Jane Ellaway
Best Musical Director - Wil Jones
Best Pantomime - The Snow Queen
A huge congratulations to these nominated members too!
The evening also saw success for current / recent LIDOS members who worked on productions with other societies:
Bryan & Carolyn Craven, Graham Siddle, Graham Middleton and Paul Harding - (Drama) Special Award for Excellent Staging - Cosmopolitan Players - Neville's Island
Dave & Jane Collins and Emma Stirk - (Drama) Full cast award for Comedy Performance - S.T.A.R.S. - A Kick in the Baubles
James Sidgwick - (Musicals) Best Actor - KAOS - The Producers
Dave Collins - (Panto) Best Comedy Support - S.T.A.R.S. - Cinderella
Garry Darby - (Panto) Special Slaptick Award - S.T.A.R.S. - Cinderella
A big Congratulations to all of our members who took part in any nominated shows, any particularly those individually nominated and winning awards!