7th December, 2005
South Bank Show Nominations
(Middle) Mary Stuart
(Bottom) Ben Silverstone in Man and Boy
ITV's flagship arts programme the South Bank Show has announced the
nominations for its annual awards, made across all art forms.
In the theatre section, three productions are up for awards: The
Philanthropist and Mary
Stuart, both at the Donmar Warehouse, and My
Name Is Rachel Corrie at the Royal Court.
In the Breakthrough section, actor Ben Silverstone is nominated along
with nine others, one from each arts form: Film, Dance, Opera, Pop,
Visual Arts, TV Drama, Literature, Classical and Comedy. Also nominated
are Joe Wright (Film), Billie Piper (TV Drama), Rupert Pennefather (Dance)
and Kate Royal (Opera).
Other nominations are:
Wallace and Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit
The Constant Gardener
Dr Who - BBC One
Elizabeth I - Channel 4
Twenty Thousand Streets Under The Sky - BBC Two/BBC Four
Sylvie Guillem and Russell Maliphant - Push
Ashley Page - work with Scottish Ballet
Matthew Bourne - Edward
Guilio Cesare - Glyndebourne
The Cricket Recovers - Aldeburgh Festival/Almeida Opera
Mary, Queen of Scots - English Touring Opera
Arts Council England - decibel award
Chris Ofili - Freeness
Jonzi D - Breakin' Convention at Sadler's Wells
Madani Younis - Director of Asian Theatre School, Bradford
The winners will be announced at a special ceremony at the Savoy Hotel
on 27th January, which will be broadcast on Sunday evening, 29th January.
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