DarkChat - Reviewing the Edinburgh Fringe since 2008


2011 DarkChat Awards

Can it really be 5 years of DarkChat and DarkChat Awards?

Rhetorical question, of course it is and for the 1st time in it's history, the prestigious DarkChat Awards ceremony was held in Poole, including a delicious Chinese take-away with 2 , yes 2 bars of chocolate for pudding.

So, with no further ado let's hand out those coveted DarkChat awards to the winners and commiserate with the losers.

The big winners of the night were the National Theatre Of Wales production of " The Dark Philosophers" at the Traverse Theatre with 3 awards, the full list of winners is as follows:-

Best Event - The Dark Philosophers

Best Play - The Dark Philosophers

Best Actor - Martin McCreadie - A Clockwork Orange

Best Actress - Keira Malik - Rose

Best Supporting Performance - Violet Ryder - Lullabies of Broadmoor

Best Director - Paul Hunter - The Dark Philosophers

Best Music - Jamie Blake

Best Comedy - Wit-Tank

Best Comedy Performance - Humphrey Ker - Dymock Watson:Nazi Smasher!

Best Free Show - Marc Burrows - The 90s In Half An Hour

Best Musical - Ten Plagues

Best Performance In A Musical/ Dance - Marc Almond - Ten Plagues

Best Song - Coming ( Chicago) - Late Night Gimp Fight

Best Entertainment - 101

Best Venue - Pleasance Courtyard

Best Moment - Japanese Geisha - The Great Big Sketch Off

Special Award - John Otway - Carl Sagan Is My God ...

Audience Award (for most votes) - David Reed -Shamblehouse

Lifetime Achievement award - JOHN OTWAY