Ballymoney Town Hall last week played host to the 77th annual Ballymoney Drama Festival.
The results are as follows: Committee Cup for Overall Winner - Theatre 3, Newtownabbey (A Walk in the Woods).
Sir Robert Lynn Cup for Best Irish Dialect Play: Lifford Players – A Crucial Week in the Life of a Grocer’s Assistant; Route Cup for Best Actor: Paul Cuming for his performance as Andrey Botvinnik in Theatre 3’s production of A Walk in the Wood.
Dalriada Cup for Best Actress: Dorothy Wiley for her performance as Lily in the Clarence Players’ production of Brighton; Tom Dale Trophy for Best Supporting Actor: James McGarrigle for his performance as Alec Brady in Lifford Players’ production of A Crucial Week in the Life of a Grocer’s Assistant;
Tom Dale Trophy for Best Supporting Actress: Kate Redmond for her performance as Mona in Lifford Players’ production of A Crucial Week in the Life of a Grocer’s Assistant.
Vin Smyth Memorial Trophy for Best Producer: Maureen Dunn - Theatre 3 - A Walk in the Woods
Malachy McLaughlin Cup for Stage Lighting: Theatre 3 – A Walk in the Woods. Wreath Cup for Most Ambitious Choice of Play: Rosemary Drama Group - Kindertransport.
O’Cahan Cup for Décor: Theatre 3 – A Walk in the Woods; Edmund Gordon Memorial Trophy for Best Moment of Theatre: Neil Heaney in Newpoint Players’ production of Time and Remembering. Friers Trophy for Décor: Rosemary Drama Group - Kindertransport
Certificates of Merit: Drew McConnell & Paul Parkhill – The Clarence Players. Eddie Flanagan – Lifford Players. Alan Kennedy – Rosemary Drama Group.
Sarah Donnelly – Rosemary Drama Group. Andrew Tinney – Lifford Players. Des Loughridge – The Clarence Players. Austin Branagh – Belvoir Players. Helina King – Belvoir Players.