Nominees announced for inaugural Black British Theatre Awards!
Posted on 19 September 2019
The West End is finally getting the diversity it deserves with the arrival of the inaugural Black British Theatre Awards, which will recognise black talent in the performing arts all across the UK. The shortlist has just been released today for the all-new ceremony, which is set to be held on 27 October 2019. Among the big-name nominees are Death of a Salesman actress Sharon D Clarke for her roles in both DoaS and Caroline, or Change, Arinzé Kene for his monologue Misty, Layton Williams for his portrayal of Jamie New, and Natasha Gordon for her record-smashing play, Nine Night. Read the nominees in full below!
Pictured (from left to right): Layton Williams, Sharon D Clarke, Natasha Gordon (Nine Night), and Arinzé Kene among the nominees for the first-ever Black British Theatre Awards.
2019 Black British Theatre Awards – and the nominees are...
The new Black British Theatre Awards features five different award groups (Recognition, Creatives, Plays, Musicals, Achievements), each with their own set of categories. The Recognition Group is designated for awards for a complete body of work and not a particular work.
Here is the full list of nominees below.
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