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Crosby performing arts companies scoop NODA awards

GLITTERING accolades were won by Crosby performing arts companies in the NODA awards.

The Waterloo and Crosby Theatre Company came away with three awards at the regional National Operatic and Dramatic Association annual awards night.

The theatre company was nominated in eight categories at the event at the Royal Clifton Hotel in Southport.

It was nominated for its production last year of Separate Tables by Terrence Rattigan, which was performed at the Southport Little Theatre.

The company won Best Play, Best Staging of a Play a personal award for Andrew Wolfenden, who won Best Supporting Actor in a Play for his portrayal of Charles Stratton.Š

ŠPamela Foy, chairman of the company, who starred in the play and co-directed with Leo Appleton, said: “We are absolutely elated because it was a real team performance. There were a lot of people involved in getting it on stage.

“It was a real team performance and it was lovely to be honoured for it.”

Leo Appleton, who co-directed the play said he was “delighted” the company won the awards.