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Brooklands Theatre Company scoops four awards
A college theatre company has swept the board at an annual drama festival, taking four awards away with them.
Brooklands Theatre Company, which is affiliated to the performing arts department at Brooklands College, won the best youth production, best youth player, best actress and the runner up award for coming in second place at the Woking Drama Festival on Saturday, October 19.
The youth company were also nominated for best director for their performance of Footfalls by Samuel Beckett.
Iain Patterson, founder of Brooklands Theatre Company and director of Footfalls, said: “We were truly overwhelmed with the response to our current production and delighted with our success at the Woking drama festival, particularly as Brooklands Theatre Company has been dormant for the last couple of years.
“It’s been fantastic to return to the festival circuit, receive such a positive response to our work and to see the students’ rewarded so well in this highly competitive arena. I am extremely proud of their achievement.”
The group with be performing Footfalls at the college open evening on November 19 before entering festivals in 2014.
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