YFCU award One Act & Three Act winners at Drama Dinner

8 May 2017

YFCU award One Act & Three Act winners at Drama Dinner

The Young Farmers’ Clubs of Ulster (YFCU) drama dinner recently took place at the Tullyglass House Hotel in Ballymena to celebrate the success of the Association’s 2017 drama season. Sponsored by the NFU Mutual Insurance Society Limited, the YFCU One Act and Three Act drama festivals took place in venues throughout Northern Ireland and showcased the talent that exists within the association. Each of the evenings were a great success and well supported by the public. At the drama dinner, the results of the adjudication of all the plays were revealed and the prizes were read out by YFCU President James Speers.

The results of the One Act and Three Act Drama Festival are as follows:

One Act Awards & Certificates

Certificates of Merit for Acting

Jason Clyde, Finvoy YFC
Charlotte McKeeman, Finvoy YFC
Robert Shannon, Kilraughts YFC
Rachel Rankin, Kilraughts YFC
Rachel Livingston, Randalstown YFC
Jonathan Gillespie, Randalstown YFC
James Robson, Holestone YFC
Robyn Marshall, Holestone YFC
Ross Lorimer, Lisnamurrican YFC
Hannah O’Neil, Lisnamurrican YFC
Zara Townley, Newtownards YFC
Joy Dalzell, Newtownards YFC
Philip Henry, Coleraine YFC
Ruth Adams, Coleraine YFC
Gillian Hunter, Straid YFC
Jane Kilpatrick, Donaghadee YFC
Adam Alexander, Kilrea YFC
Melissa Millar, Kilrea YFC
Matthew Wilson, Cappagh YFC
Zara Preston, Cappagh YFC
Judith McKinley, Trilick YFC

Most Promising Actor

Andrew Patton, Newtownards YFC for his performance in ‘The Strawberry’

Most Promising Actress

Emily Moore, Newtownards YFC for her performance in ‘The Strawberry’

Certificate of Merit for Production

Randalstown YFC for ‘The Church Meeting’

Best Set

Randalstown YFC for ‘The Church Meeting’

Best Moment of Theatre

Kilrea YFC for Adam Alexander in ‘My Best Trifle Dish’

Best Producer
1st place - Perpetual Challenge Cup & plaque: Karen Patton and Lynda Girvin, Newtownards YFC for ‘The Strawberry’

2nd place - John Galloway, Randalstown YFC for ‘The Church Meeting’

3rd place - Elaine Adams, Coleraine YFC for ‘Glen’s House’

 

Three Act Awards and Certificates

Certificates of Merit for Acting

Judith McConaghie
Jenny Mairs
Rebecca Stewart
Mark McAlister

Most Promising Actress

Lorraine Lyons, Moycraig YFC as Lucy McGarry

Most Promising Actor

Niall McCracken, Moycraig YFC as Ernest Gillespie

Certificate of Merit for Production

Moycraig YFC for ‘Widows Paradise’

Best Set

Moycraig YFC for ‘Widows Paradise’

Best Producer

Emma-Jayne Anderson, Moycraig YFC for ‘Widows Paradise’

1st place 

Moycraig YFC for ‘Widows Paradise’


Newtownards YFC 1st place winners of the One Act Drama Festival and the Perpetual Challenge Cup. Also pictured are the winners of the Best Producer award Karen Patton (far left in back row) and Lynda Girvin (far right in back row). Winners of most promising actor, Andrew Patton (far right front row) and Most Promising Actress, Emily Moore (middle, back row with plaque), YFCU President James Speers and Judge Paul Bennington are also pictured.


The cast of Randalstown YFC, winners of the Certificate of Merit for Production, Best Set and 2nd Place overall of the One Act Drama Festival.


YFCU President James Speers and One Act adjudicator Paul Bennington is pictured with One Act 1st place winners Newtownards YFC, 2nd place winners Randalstown YFC and 3rd place winners Coleraine YFC at the YFCU Drama Dinner.


(L-R) YFCU President James Speers, Adam Alexander from Kilrea YFC who was awarded Best Moment of Theatre from the One Act Drama Festival and One Act adjudicator Paul Bennington.


YFCU President James Speers is pictured with Three Act Drama Festival winners, Moycraig YFC at the YFCU Drama Dinner.


Recipients of the One Act Certificates of Merit for Acting at the YFCU Drama Dinner.

 


YFCU President James Speers is pictured with Most Promising Actor from the One Act Drama Festival, Andrew Patton, Newtownards YFC and Most Promising Actress from the One Act Drama Festival Emily Moore, Newtownards YFC at the YFCU Drama Dinner.

 

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