Total Theatre Awards announced

Published: 24 August 2012
Reporter: David Chadderton

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.