Toast is CAMEO winner 2019

Published: 17 March 2019
Reporter: Sandra Giorgetti

Lizzie Muncey and Sam Newton in Toast Credit: The Other Richard
Nigel Slater, James Runcie and team behind stage adaptation of Toast

The winner of this year's award for book to stage adaptation in the Creativity Across Media: Entertainment and Originality Awards is Toast, adapted by Henry Filloux-Bennett from Nigel Slater's autobiography.

Toast beat Sally Cookson's adaptation of A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness and Rona Munro's adaptation of My Name is Lucy Barton by Elizabeth Strout to take the prize.

Other award categories are: book to television, won by PhoebeWaller-Bridge for Killing Eve, her adaptation of Luke Jennings's As Codename Villanelle; book to film, won by director Luca Guadagnino and screenplay writer James Ivory for their adaptation of Call Me By Your Name by André Aciman; and book to audio won by Random House Audiobooks for Phillip Pullman's La Belle Sauvage part of the Book of Dust trilogy.

The winners were chosen by a panel of judges from across the entertainment industry.