Prizes and Trophies

CLASS 1 OPEN:
First: The Maidenhead Advertiser Trophy
Second: The Biggs Drama Shield
Third: The Dorcas Gowing Memorial Trophy


CLASS 2 YOUTH GROUPS (18 and under at the start of Festival):
The Maidenhead Youth Drama Trophy


CLASS 3 THE BEST UNPUBLISHED PLAY:
The Fred Stone Trophy


CLASS 4 THE BEST PERFORMANCE OF A SHORT PLAY (Range 20-30 minutes):
The Joan Beckley Memorial Cup


CLASS 5 ALL-ENGLAND THEATRE FESTIVAL (Minimum qualification – 70 marks):
The Lynda Whitworth Trophy plus
The Roy Bates Memorial Fund donation to the AETF winners


CLASS 6 BEST COMEDY:
The John Rigg Trophy


SPECIAL AWARD FOR STAGE PRESENTATION:
The South of England Building Society Bowl
(In making this award, the Adjudicator will look for imaginative and appropriate decor and lighting. It by no means follows that this will be the most elaborate. Costume, make-up, properties, etc., will also be taken into consideration.)


BACKSTAGE AWARD:
Awarded by the Committee for the non-visible part of the group which shows best organization, technical ability, preparedness and consideration of others and helps to put on a seamless production.


ADJUDICATOR’S AWARD:
The Moyra Hutchison Trophy


Any of the awards may be withheld if, in the opinion of the Adjudicator, the required standard has not been attained.