WINNERS ANNOUNCED FOR ACTING FOR OTHERS GOLDEN BUCKET AWARDS 2018
The winners were today announced for theatrical charity Acting For Others’ Golden Bucket Awards 2018. The ceremony took place at the Prince of Wales Theatre and was hosted by musical theatre star, Carl Mullaney. The awards celebrate the most supportive and successful fundraisers who have helped the charity raise in excess of £390,000 in the last twelve months.
The awards were attended by nominees and friends of the charity. Presenters include Dame Maggie Smith, Ben Forster, Hannah Waddingham, Cleve September, John Patridge, Danielle Hope, Tracie Bennett and Sir Derek Jacobi.
FULL LIST OF WINNERS
IT STARTS WITH A SPEECH
This award is for those that made the speech night after night and made a huge impact during the Bucket Collections in 2017.
Winner: Ashley Day for An American In Paris
TOUR DE FORCE
This award goes to the theatre group or touring production that have excelled in fundraising across the country and for encouraging their companies to participate and make our all-important speech.
FABULOUS FUNDRAISING AWARD
This award is for the most inventive way of fundraising for Acting for Others.
Winner: Sophie Simms for West End Bake Off
TTT TOP TWEETER AWARD
This award goes to someone that has gone wild on social media with selfies, images, videos, boomerangs, live streaming and always a making noise about our campaigns.
Winner: Harriet Thorpe
WHERE WOULD WE BE WITHOUT YOU AWARD
So many people in the industry help to ensure the theatre collections are successful and they actively promote the collections throughout their companies – they are Acting For Others’ ‘go to’.
Winner: Steve Hayes at The National Theatre
This is the award for someone that has gone above and beyond with their support for Acting for Others.
Winners: David O’Reilly and Alex Lodge from The Book of Mormon
THE REGIONAL GOLDEN BUCKET AWARD
This is the regional theatre that raised the most in the 2017 Theatre collections.
Winner: The Wipers Times and The Yvonne Arnaud Theatre
THE GOLDEN BUCKET AWARD LONDON
This is the London theatre that raised the most in the 2017 Theatre collections.
Winner: The Book of Mormon raising over 40K