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Wild Bore

Soho Theatre, and Malthouse Theatre at Soho Theatre

Silvia Mercuriali, Manuel Vason

Under Glass

Clod Ensemble at Weston Studio, Wales Millennium Centre

Jayaben Desai,

We Are The Lions, Mr Manager!

Townsend Theatre Productions in association with Tara Theatre, Harrogate Theatre, Unite the union, GMB, The Place Bedford and Ruskin College Oxford at Tara Theatre

Harriet Feeny and François Lecomte,


Tooth+Nail Theatre Company in partnership with CaroleW Productions at Alphabetti Theatre, Newcastle

Sachli Gholamalizad (and mother), Sarah Oyserman

A Reason To Talk

Kunstz, KVS, and Richard Jordan Productions with Theatre Royal Plymouth in association with Big in Belgium and Summerhall at The Drum, Theatre Royal Plymouth

John Owen-Jones and water boys, Polly Thomas

Tiger Bay

Wales Millennium Centre, Cape Town Opera at Wales Millennium Centre

Ben Forster and Ensemble,


Michael Rose for Elf The Musical Ltd in association with Bord Cais Energy Theatre (a Theatre Royal Plymouth production) at The Lyric, Theatre Royal Plymouth

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