Total Theatre Awards announced
The Total Theatre Awards for the Edinburgh Fringe have been announced by Total Theatre Magazine.
The awards were presented at a ceremony at the Hunt and Garton Cafe on Thursday 23 August to six shows in three categories.
Emerging companies / artists
- XXXO (Charlotte De Bruyne & Nathalie Marie Verbeke, Supported by Ontroerend Goed & Richard Jordan, in association with Pleasance) at Pleasance Courtyard
Physical / visual theatre
- Caesarean Section – Essays on Suicide (Teatr Zar) at Summerhall
- (remor) (Res de Res) at C Nova
Innovation, Experimentation & Playing with Form
- All That is Wrong (Ontroerend Goed, Laika, Richard Jordan Productions, Drum Theatre Plymouth) at Traverse
- Bullet Catch (Arches presents Rob Drummond) at Traverse
- Doctor Brown – Befrdfgth (Soho Theatre and the Mason Sisters @ PBJ) at Underbelly Cowgate
A special award for a significant contribution to "total theatre" was presented to Helen Lannaghan and Jospeh Seelig, co-directors of the London International Mime Festival.