News: Offies Winners 2023


Artistic Director: Tarek Iskander, Artistic Director, Battersea Arts Centre
Producer: Bush Theatre
Special Achievement: John and Katie Plews, Upstairs at the Gatehouse

ONE OFF – Occasional Awards

Maggie Norris, The Big House
Blueprint Festival, Queens Theatre Hornchurch
Intervention 01, New Diorama

PEOPLE’S VOTE – awards for venues, voted by the public

Foodie Experience: Drayton Arms Theatre
Programmes: Orange Tree Theatre
Theatre Bar: The Vaults
Facilities: The Vaults
Most Comfortable: Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch
Most Welcoming: Barons Court Theatre
Online Info & Booking: Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch
Programming & Policy: Polka Theatre
Social Media Presence & Activities: Jack Studio Theatre

OnComm – awards for online theatre

Into The Night / Original Theatre

Online (Audio)

The Waves / Holy Mountain Productions / Tamasha Theatre Company

OffFest – awards for theatre at fringe festivals

Camden Fringe
Dog/Actor / Threedumb Theatre /Etcetera Theatre

Voila! Europe
Pourquoi les vieux, qui n’ont rien à faire, traversent-ils au feu rouge? / In Itinere Collectif / Cockpit Theatre

Edinburgh Fringe
Earwig / Time and Again Theatre Company / Assembly Rooms



Costume Design

Reuben Speed / Doctor Faustus / Southwark Playhouse

Set Design

Grace Smart / The Wonderful World of Dissocia / Theatre Royal Stratford East

Sound Design

Calum Perrin / Ten Days in a Madhouse / Jack Studio Theatre

Lighting Design

Aaron J Dootson / The Night Larry Kramer Kissed Me / New Wimbledon Studio

Video Design

Douglas Baker / Ten Days in a Madhouse / Jack Studio Theatre


Opera Performance

Company & Orchestra / The Cunning Little Vixen / HGO / Jacksons Lane

Opera Production

Patience / Charles Court Opera / Wilton’s Music Hall

New Musical

Olivia Thompson / La Maupin / Lion & Unicorn

Musical Director

Jamie Noar / Say Yes to Tess / Camden People’s Theatre

Director (Musicals)

Matthew Parker / Thrill Me / Jermyn St Theatre

Supporting Performance in a Musical

Michael Mather / But I’m a Cheerleader / Turbine Theatre
Yuki Sutton / Ride / Charing Cross Theatre

Lead Performance in a Musical

Luke Bayer / Diva: Live from Hell / Turbine Theatre
Liv Andrusier / Ride / Charing Cross Theatre

Production (Musicals)

Operation Mincemeat / Southwark Playhouse



set Sam Wilde, lighting Sherry Coenen / I Want My Hat Back / Little Angel Theatre

Original Music/Sound

composer Jon Ouin; sound design George Bellamy / Kinder / Smoking Apples Theatre / Little Angel Theatre


Azan Ahmed / Daytime Deewane / Half Moon Theatre /


Ellie Carroll, Hector Dogliani, Will Lawrence, Lauren Cambridge, Jonny Morton / Jack / Chickenshed


Kinder / Smoking Apples Theatre / Little Angel Theatre


IDEA Design

Cages / Scenario Two / Woolf & The Wondershow / Riverside Studios

IDEA Performance

Louise Mothersole & Rebecca Biscuit / Evita Too / Soho Theatre

IDEA Production

It Don’t Worry Me / Bert & Nasi / ATRESBANDES / New Diorama


Perfect Show for Rachel / Zoo Co Theatre / Barbican
The Paradis Files / Graeae / Queen Elizabeth Hall

Choreography / Movement

Dannielle “Rhimes” Leconte / Fantastically Great Women Who Changed the World / Theatre Royal Stratford East


Nkhanise Phiri / Alice in Wonderland / Poltergeist Theatre / Brixton House

Performance Ensemble

Michael Fatogun, Anyebe Godwin, Doreene Blackstock, Tosin Alabi,  Nemide May / Foxes / Seven Dials Playhouse


Reuben Kaye / The Butch Is Back / Soho Theatre


Sleeping Beauty / Queens Theatre Hornchurch


Most Promising New Playwright

Waleed Akhtar / Kabul Goes Pop / Brixton House (and also for The P Word at the Bush Theatre)

New Play

Tyrell Williams / Red Pitch / Bush Theatre

Director (Plays)

Matthew Iliffe / Bacon / Finborough

Supporting Performance in a Play

Oliver Hembrough / All My Sons / Queens Theatre Hornchurch
Caitlin Fielding / Monster / Park Theatre

Performance Piece

Liz Kingsman / One Woman Show / Soho Theatre

Solo Performance in a Play

Joseph Potter / The Poltergeist / Arcola
Dame Maureen Lipman / Rose / Park Theatre

Lead Performance in a Play

Rebecca Humphries / Blackout Songs / Hampstead Theatre (Studio)
William Robinson / Bacon / Finborough
Corey Montague-Sholay / Bacon / Finborough

Production (Plays)

The Solid Life of Sugar Water / Orange Tree Theatre

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