Awards and nominations round-up January 2016
It's awards season with the BAFTA and Oscar nominations having just been announced this week. Below is a round-up of awards and award-nominations for RADA alumni in the last few months.
Technical Theatre Awards 2015
RADA technical graduates nominated this year are: Nigel Pentland for The Douglas Turnbull Award for Outstanding Achievement in Company Management (an award named after a RADA Stage Management graduate) and Robin Morgan for PW Productions Award for Outstanding Achievement in Prop Making.
The Evening Standard Theatre Awards 2015
RADA once again picked up accolades at the Evening Standard Theatre Awards. Gemma Arterton and Imelda Staunton won Best Newcomer in a Musical and Best Musical Performance respectively. Ralph Fiennes, Kenneth Cranham, Gugu Mbath-Raw and Patsy Ferran were all nominated for awards.
New Year’s Honours
Congratulations to Dame Siân Phillips DBE who has been honoured for her services to drama and to Imelda Staunton who has been awarded a CBE in the Honours List this year.
Golden Globe Awards 2016
This year Tobias Menzies and Mark Rylance have been nominated for Golden Globe Awards. Rylance for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in any Motion Picture and Best Performance by an Actor in a Limited Series or Motion Picture Made For Television; Menzies for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Limited Series or Motion Picture Made For Television.
WhatsOnStage Awards 2016
Public voting is open for the WhatsOnStage awards until the end of January. Nominations are: Mark Rylance for Best Actor in a Play, Imelda Staunton for Best Actress in a Musical, Bertie Carvel and Ciaran Hinds for Best Supporting Actor in a Play, Patsy Ferran and Sian Brooke for Best Supporting Actress in a Play and takis for Best Set Design.
BBC Audio Drama Awards 2016
RADA acting graduates nominated this year are: Susan Wokoma for Best Supporting Actor or Actress in an Audio Drama and Anton Lesser for Best Actor in an Audio Drama. Congratulations to Jane Horrocks, John Hurt and Phoebe Fox for being shortlisted.
Oscar nominations 2016
The Oscar nominations are out and Mark Rylance has been nominated for Best Supporting Actor for his role in Stephen Spielberg's Cold War drama Bridge of Spies. See the full list of nominees here.
BAFTA nominations 2016
Another nomination for Mark Rylance for Supporting Actor in Bridge of Spies. We were also thrilled that recent graduate Taron Egerton has been nominated for the EE Rising Star Award for his role in Kingsman. The Award is on public vote and you can vote here.Taron has also been included in the under 30s Forbes List.