First Edinburgh Awards

Published: 14 August 2011
Reporter: Peter Lathan

The first awards for the 2011 Edinburgh Fringe have been announced.

Fringe Firsts

  • Fishamble for Silent at Dance Base
  • The Comedians Theatre Company / Festival Highlights for Somewhere Beneath It All, A Small Fire Burns Still at the Gilded Balloon
  • Analogue Theatre for 2401 Objects at the Pleasance
  • Blind Summit for The Table at the Pleasance
  • TEAM for Mission Drift at the Traverse
  • National Theatre Of Scotland for The Wheel at the Traverse
  • Traverse / Dundee Rep Ensemble for Futureproof at the Traverse

Bank of Scotland Herald Angel Awards

  • Fishamble for Silent at Dance Base
  • TEAM for Mission Drift at the Traverse
  • National Theatre of Scotland for The Strange Undoing of Prudentia Hart at the Traverse Ghillie Dhu
  • Zecora Ura for Hotel Medea at Summerhall
  • Junction 25 for I Hope My Heart Goes First at St George's West
  • Mat Ricardo for Three Balls And A New Suit at the Voodoo Rooms
  • Bank of Scotland Herald Archangel is awarded to Heathcote Williams for Zanzibar Cats at the Gilded Balloon
  • The Little Devil Award goes to Lorne Campbell for Tonight Sandy Grierson Will Lecture, Dance, and Box for channelling the spirit of ‘the show must go on!’ at the Assembly George Square

Fringe Review Outstanding Theatre Award