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Samuel Beckett Award

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The Samuel Beckett Award is a British award set up in 1983 and awarded to writers and directors, who in the opinion of a committee of critics, producers and publishers, showed excellence in writing or directing for the performing arts. The award was established in honour of Irish avant-garde novelist, playwright, theatre director, and poet Samuel Beckett and in recognition of his distinctive contribution to world theatre and literature.

Award winning writers/directors included:

The Oxford Samuel Beckett Theatre Trust Award was formed in 2003 to support the showcasing of new innovative theatre and is for a company or individual to create a production to be performed at Barbican's Pit Theatre in the City of London.

  • 2003- Dan Hine and Kirsty Housley
  • 2004- Lucy Ellinson, Wendy Hubbard, Mamoru Iriguchi, Sarah Levinsky and Ben Pacey
  • 2005- Gareth Fry, Lu Kemp, Dominic Leclerc, Neil Laidlaw and Chris Dunkley
  • 2006- The Work Theatre Collective
  • 2007- Sophie Hunter, Megan Hefferman, Vanessa Faye-Stanley, Seiriol Cywfan Davies, Kevin Albi Gravener
  • 2008- Slung Low
  • 2009- Levantes Dance Theatre
  • 2010- You Me Bum Bum Train
  • 2013- Kristin McGuire and Davy McGuire
  • 2014- Dickie Beau
  • 2015- Nigel Barett and Louise Mari
  • References

    Samuel Beckett Award Wikipedia

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