Winners

Daily Echo: Curtain Call

Time for our finest performers in 2010 to take a bow

THE curtain has come down on the Oscars of the South.

A sold-out audience of 450 theatre lovers got dressed up in their finest for the most glamorous event in the amateur dramatics calendar – the Daily Echo Curtain Call Awards.

The glittering 11th annual awards, held at the De Vere Grand Harbour Hotel, were presented by special guest star actor Graham Cole.

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Daily Echo: Curtain Call winners 2010

And the winners are...

Full list of the 2010 Curtain Call winners:

Best Newcomer:

Kevin Jones, director of The Last Five Years, Stickman Productions

Best Supporting Actor in a Drama:

Shaun Dodimead. Blue Remembered Hills by RAODS

Best Supporting Actress in a Drama:

Hannah Cutting. Rhinoceros by Southampton University Students Union Theatre Group

Best Supporting Actor in a Musical:

Matthew Ronchetti. Jekyll and Hyde, Showstoppers

Best Supporting Actress in a Musical:

Jenny Deacon. Company by Showstoppers

Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy or Comic Drama:

Richard Calver. The Play’s The Thing by Bursledon Players

Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy or Comic Drama:

Ruth Wagstaffe. Murdered to Death by Lymington Players

Best Supporting Actor in a Youth Production:

Lewis Philpott. Footloose by Performing Arts Company

Best Supporting Actress in a Youth Production:

Natalie Thorne. 42nd Street by Footlights Youth Theatre

Best Supporting Actor in a Shakespeare Play:

David Penrose. Macbeth by Bench Theatre

Best Supporting Actress in a Shakespeare Play:

Marina Hopkins. Twelfth Night by Peter Symonds English Literature Department

Best Lighting, Sound and Effects:

Rhinoceros by Southampton University Students Union Theatre Group

Best Choreographer:

Megan Gibson. Jekyll and Hyde by Showstoppers

Best Opera / Musical:

Jekyll and Hyde, Showstoppers

Best Actor in a Drama:

Neil Gwynne. Blue Remembered Hills by RAODS

Best Actress in a Drama:

Eleanor Marsden. Pygmalion by Chesil Theatre

Best Actor in a Musical:

Sean Ridley. Our House by CCADS

Best Actress in a Musical:

Emily Cotton. The Rise and Fall of Little Voice by Ringwood Musical and Dramatic Society

Best Actor in a Comedy or Comic Drama:

Matthew Ellison. The Caretaker by RAODS

Best Actress in a Comedy or Comic Drama:

Christine English. Noises Off by RAODS

Best Actor in a Youth Production:

Doug Revolta. Godspell by Encore Youth Theatre

Best Actress in a Youth Production:

Ella Williams. 42nd Street by Footlights Youth Theatre

Production of the year:

Jekyll and Hyde Showstoppers

Best Pantomime:

Jack and the Beanstalk. Westfield Productions

Best Performance in a Pantomime:

Kirsty Turner. Once Upon a Time by Worthy Players

Best Actor in a Shakespeare Play:

Joe Sleight. Romeo and Juliet by RAODS

Best Actress in a Shakespeare Play:

Sarah Parnell. Macbeth by Bench Theatre

Best Set and Props:

Simon Sketchley. The Rise and Fall of Little Voice by Ringwood Musical and Dramatic Society

Best Costumes:

Jean Jones, Elizabeth Watton and Sue Bunyan. The Twelve Days of Christmas by Performing Arts Company

Best Performance in an Opera:

Michael Bolton. The Mikado by Salisbury Amateur Operatic Society

Best Director of a Musical or Opera: Akhil Gowrinath and Steve Hosking. Jekyll and Hyde by Showstoppers

Best Musical Director:

Daf Hughes. Our House by CCADS

Best Director of a Drama:

Paul Green. Mindgame by RAODS

Best Director of a Comedy or Comic Drama:

Brian Stansbridge. The Servant of Two Masters by The Maskers Theatre

Best Director of a Youth Production:

Noel Jones. Godspell by Encore Youth Theatre

Best Director of a Shakespeare Play:

Damien Wakelin and Jaspar Utley. Macbeth by Bench Theatre

Youth Ensemble Award:

One Million to Stop the Traffik. Oasis Youth Theatre