BHAC : 1992

1992 : Brighton & Hove Arts Council’s Full-Length Drama Competition

Adjudicator : Mrs Judy Buchanan

Competitors : in order of appearance

September 9 – 12

Wick Theatre Company

Daisy Pulls It Off
By Denise Deegan
Produced by Antony Muzzall

September 12 – 13 & 15 – 19

New Venture Theatre Company

By Henrik Ibsen
Produced by Robin Potter

October 7 – 10

Southwick Players

Arsenic and Old Lace
By Joseph Kesselring
Produced by Des Young

October 12 – 17

Hurstpierpoint Players

The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui
By Bertholt Brecht
Produced by Kit Wood

October 14 – 17

Breakthrough Theatre Group

Come Blow Your Horn
By Neil Simon
Produced by Sue Fearnley

October 15 – 17

Hassocks Theatre Guild

Lloyd George Knew My Father
By William Douglas Home
Produced by Keith Jefferies

November 5 – 7

Saltdean Drama Group

Count Dracula
By Ted Tiller
Produced by Sue Orlowski

November 5 – 7

Sackville Players

I Remember Mama
By John Van Druten
Produced by Peter Milner

November 19 – 21

Armchair Theatre Group

The Opposite Sex
By David Tristram
Produced by Bob Harris & Lorraine Walker

December 2 – 5

Newick Amateur Dramatic Society

Outside Edge
By Richard Harris
Produced by John Young

1992 : Brighton & Hove Arts Council’s Drama Awards Evening

When : December 14 1992

Where : Hove Norton Road Town Hall Banqueting Room

Challenge Cup for Best Overall Production


The Arthur Churchill Award For Excellence – runners-up

Armchair Theatre Group

Gabbus Denney Director’s Award

Bob Harris & Lorraine Walker
Armchair Theatre Group

Adjudicator’s award

John Prideaux
Breakthrough Theatre Compnay
for his convincing role as Buddy Baker

Special Commendation

Justin Finn
Southwick Players
for his believable role as Dr Einstein

Merit Award

Keith Jeffries
Hassocks Theatre Guild
for his great character study in this portrayal of General Sir William Boothroyd

Merit Award

Wick Theatre Company
for their energy and warmth, especially the choreography of the Hockey Match and novel audience participation

Merit Award

Southwick Players
for their staging

Merit Award

Dennis Evans
New Venture Theatre Company
for his believable portrayal of Pastor Manders

Merit Award

Dominic Hecht
Hurstpierpoint Players
for his role as Young Dogsborough – a promisng performance for a young actor