groups in Brean and Burnham celebrate success at awards night
of Burnham's Pantomime Society and Brean's Coastline Players are
celebrating this week after scooping several top accolades
at an annual awards night for pantomime groups across the region.
two local groups attended the annual Somerset Fellowship of Drama
Cinderella Trophy Awards in Yeovil on Saturday.
Coastline Players won the award for the Best Village Pantomime
in Somerset after its performance of 'Snow White and The Seven
Dwarfs' in Brean in February, featured here.
Producer Anne Allen and choreographer Clare Hunter are pictured
above holding The Spotlight Shield.
Players' Phil Crossland told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "We are
delighted to have won this award. We were up against 26 other
panto groups from across the county, so it is quite an achievement
to win and we have now come first seven times in the past 12 years!"
Outstanding Performance of the Year went to the group's Clare
Hunter, who was also named Best Female Villain. And the Solo Musician
of the Year award went to the Players' Brian Goodwin while the
Young Principal Boy of the Year was won by Katrina Doyle.
was also plenty to cheer about for members of Burnham District
Pantomime Society, who won the Roger Cuff Award for Best Comic
Scene after its kitchen scene attracted acclaim.
the award for the best Principal Boy of the Year went to Lisa
Davis, who played Idle Jack (pictured here on the left).
Cooper, Chair of Burnham District Pantomime Society, said: "We
had a great evening with 12 nominations in all, which was even
better than last year."
were delighted to pick up the award for the best comic scene and
it was great that Lisa's super performance won the Principal Boy
of the Year award."