YFCU Award Drama Accolades at Annual Dinner

9 May 2018

YFCU Award Drama Accolades at Annual Dinner

NEWTOWNARDS YFC winners of 1st place in 1 Act Drama.

 

The Young Farmers’ Clubs of Ulster (YFCU) drama dinner took place at the Royal Hotel, Cookstown on Friday 4th May. This annual dinner celebrated the success of the association’s 2018 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 evening was 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 Deputy President, Zita Blair.

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

 

One Act awards & certificates

Certificates of Merit for Acting

Gareth Baird (Straid YFC)

Jamie McCowan (Straid YFC)

Alison Chestnutt (Kilraughts YFC)

Rachel Rankin (Kilraughts YFC)

Becky Campbell (Kilraughts YFC)

James Kirkpatrick (Kilraughts YFC)

Lowry McCollum (Holestone YFC)

Adam Alexander (Kilrea YFC)

Robert Sloane (Kilrea YFC)

Peter Smith (Derg Valley YFC)

Alison Rea (Donaghadee YFC)

Judith McKinley (Trillick & District YFC)

Alan Fleming (Cappagh YFC)

 

Most Promising Actor

Andrew Patton (Newtownards YFC)

 

Most Promising Actress                                                                                           

Joy Dalzell (Newtownards YFC)

Certificate of Merit for Production

David Linton, (Kilrea YFC)

 

Best Set

Kilrea for ‘Business is Business’        

 

Best Moment of Theatre

Derg Valley YFC for Cecil jumping out of the coffin in ‘Who wants to be a Million Heir’ 

 

 

Best Producer          

1st place - Perpetual Challenge Cup & plaque

Lynda Girvin & Karen Patton for ‘The Burning Question’

 

Overall

1st Place

Newtownards YFC – The Burning Question

 

2nd place

Kilrea YFC – Business is Business

           

3rd place

Kilraughts YFC – Looking for Love

 

 

Three Act Awards and Certificates    

                                   

Certificates of Merit for Acting

Rebecca Stewart (Moycraig YFC)

Mark Mc Allister (Moycraig YFC)

 

Most Promising Actress

Lorraine Lyons (Moycraig YFC)

 

Most Promising Actor

Andrew Lyons (Moycraig YFC)

 

Certificate of Merit for Production

Moycraig YFC

 

Best Set

Moycraig YFC

 

Best Producer

Emma-Jayne Anderson and Judith McConaghie

 

1st place

Moycraig YFC

 

 

 

Photo 1: NEWTOWNARDS YFC winners of 1st place in 1 Act Drama. Newtownards YFC also won best producers with Lynda Girvin, (front row second from left) and Karen Patton (front row, second from right) picking up the 2018 plaque. Joy Dalzell Newtownards (back row, far left) was awarded most promising actress and Andrew Patton (back row, second from left) won most promising actor.

 

Photo 2: MOYCRAIG YFC – Winners of the 3 Act Drama. Rebecca Stewart (middle row, 4th from left) and Mark McAllister (back row, second from left) also collected certificates of merit for acting. Lorriane Lyons (back row, second from right) was awarded most promising actress and Andrew Lyons (front row far right) was awarded most promising actor. Moycraig also lifted awards for the Best Set, Certificate of Merit for Production and Best Producer.

 

Photo 3: KILREA YFC were awarded 2nd place in 1 Act Drama and also collected the award for best set. Kilrea YFC members are pictured with David Cairns, (front row, far right) NFU Mutual sponsors of the 1 Act Drama.

Photo 4: KILRAUGHTS YFC were awarded 3rd place in the 1 Act Drama. Kilraughts YFC members are pictured with David Cairns, (front row, far left) NFU Mutual sponsors of the 1 Act Drama.

Photo 5: Pictured are recipients of Certificates of Merit for Acting for their performance in 1 Act Dramas.

Photo 6: David Cairns, NFU Mutual presents Joy Dalzell Newtownards YFC with a plaque for the most promising actress, 1 Act Drama. Andrew Patton, Newtownards YFC collects a plaque for the most promising actor, 1 Act Drama from YFCU deputy president, Zita Blair.