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2011 DarkChat Awards

 

Can it really be 5 years of DarkChat and DarkChat Awards?

 

Rhetorical question, of course it is and for the 1st time in it's history, the prestigious DarkChat Awards ceremony was held in Poole, including a delicious Chinese take-away with 2 , yes 2 bars of chocolate for pudding.

 

So, with no further ado let's hand out those coveted DarkChat awards to the winners and commiserate with the losers.

 

The big winners of the night were the National Theatre Of Wales production of " The Dark Philosophers" at the Traverse Theatre with 3 awards, the full list of winners is as follows:-

 

Best Event - The Dark Philosophers

 

Best Play - The Dark Philosophers

 

Best Actor - Martin McCreadie - A Clockwork Orange

 

Best Actress - Keira Malik - Rose

 

Best Supporting Performance - Violet Ryder - Lullabies of Broadmoor

 

Best Director - Paul Hunter - The Dark Philosophers

 

Best Music - Jamie Blake

 

Best Comedy - Wit-Tank

 

Best Comedy Performance - Humphrey Ker - Dymock Watson:Nazi Smasher!

 

Best Free Show - Marc Burrows - The 90s In Half An Hour

 

Best Musical - Ten Plagues

 

Best Performance In A Musical/ Dance - Marc Almond - Ten Plagues

 

Best Song - Coming ( Chicago) - Late Night Gimp Fight  

 

Best Entertainment - 101

 

Best Venue - Pleasance Courtyard  

 

Best Moment - Japanese Geisha - The Great Big Sketch Off

 

Special Award - John Otway - Carl Sagan Is My God ...

 

Audience Award (for most votes) - David Reed -Shamblehouse

 

Lifetime Achievement award - JOHN OTWAY