1 – 31 May 2015

Award-Winning Shows

This year 25 of our participants were rewarded for their hard work at Brighton Fringe 2013. Take a look at the lucky winners...

artrepublicawardartrepublic Visual Arts Award

The artrepublic Visual Arts Award 2013 was awarded to Brighton artist Scott Salvage for his piece Captain Obama, who received £250 in artrepublic vouchers, £250 cash and a free registration for Brighton Fringe 2014.


New Writing South Best New Play awardnwsaward

Silva Semerciyan won the award for Best New Play at Brighton Fringe 2013 for her play Gather Ye Rosebuds, a look at the controversial issue of female circumcision.
The judges praised Semerciyan’s writing as "timely, complex, political and thought-provoking – but funny and full-hearted, too".
Gather Ye Rosebuds has already been selected for a run at London’s new writing powerhouse, Theatre 503.

fishpieimpactImpact Award for Best Printed Publicity

The Impact Award for Best Printed Publicity 2013 was awarded to Colossal Crumbs for their poster for the play Fish Pie. The poster was designed by Uylsses Black. They received a £250 cash prize and £500 worth of racked leaflet distribution by Impact for Brighton Fringe 2014.


Argus Angel Awards

These are awarded by the Argus newspaper in recognition of artistic excellence.

bpoint1 Bash at The Globe
bpoint1 Mess at The Nightingale
bpoint1 Jane Austen's Northanger Abbey at Upstairs at the Three and Ten
bpoint1 Bianco at the NoFit State Big Top
bpoint1 Falsetto Sings Gilbert and Sullivan at Brighton Unitarian Church
bpoint1 You and Me at The Nightingale
bpoint1 The Visitor at Brighton Media Centre
bpoint1 Luisa Omielan: What Would Beyonce Do? at Komedia
bpoint1 You Left Me in the Dark at Old Police Cells Museum
bpoint1 Big Boys Don't Dance at The Warren

Audience Choice: Bernard Shaw Invites You! at Hove Town Hall

Latest Festival and Fringe Awards

These are presented by Latest 7 magazine at the end of Brighton Fringe.

bpoint1 Best Cabaret: Mikelangelo and the Black Sea Gentlemen
bpoint1 Best Comedy: A Puppet Named Desire
bpoint1 Best Female Performer: Heather Urquhart (The Maydays)
bpoint1 Best Literature/Workshop: Ben Haggety (Philosophy Garden)
bpoint1 Best Male Performer: Jonathan Brown (The Silent Stream and The Well)
bpoint1 Best Music Event: Nick Pynn and Kate Daisy Grant
bpoint1 Best Theatre Performance: The Bite-Size Breakfast
bpoint1 Best Venue: The Dukebox Theatre
bpoint1 Most Groundbreaking Act: Horlicks and Armageddon
bpoint1 Star of the Festival: Mikelangelo

Click here for a full list of winners and nominees.

FringeReview Outstanding Theatre Award

Awarded to Festival Shakespeare Company for their production of A Taming of the Shrew at St Ann's Well Gardens.

Fringe Guru's One to Watch

Awarded to Sleeping Trees Odyssey.

Brighton Fringe Emerging Talent Award

This award was presented to an outstanding show or theatre company at Edinburgh Fringe, who then bring their production to Brighton Fringe. The winner of the Emerging Talent Award 2012 was Scrawl Theatre, who presented Chapel Street at The Marlborough in 2013.


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