Leon Sinden Awards 2019 – Fiona Wood and David Rankine

Huge congratulations to Fiona Wood and David Rankine, who each picked up an award at Pitlochry Festival Theatre’s 25th annual Leon Sinden Awards.

Audiences and visitors throughout the theatre’s Summer Season have been placing their votes for Best Actor and Actress in a Supporting Role, and the annual awards were presented onstage after the final performance, in the full six-show Season, of Summer Holiday, at the Theatre on Saturday night, ahead of an extra week of the musical due to popular demand.

This year’s winner of Best Supporting Actress was Fiona Wood for her portrayal of Lily, the ukelele-playing Nun in Blonde Bombshells of 1943, and David Rankine picked up the award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance as Eddie, the nice-but-dim ‘maid’, in Blithe Spirit.

Artistic Director, Elizabeth Newman presented both actors with their awards.

Well done, Fiona and David!


Latest News

The Nest – BBC One

The Nest is a new six-part thriller from the writer of Three Girls, coming to BBC One and featuring BAA’s Lisa Livingstone and Rosalind Sydney. Set in Glasgow, the series follows a…Read More

The Importance of Being Earnest – Perth Theatre

The fantastic Amy Kennedy plays Cecily in Perth Theatre’s spring production of The Importance of Being Earnest, opening on 7th March. Directed by Lu Kemp, this version of Earnest also…Read More

Children’s Classic Concerts – Tartan Tales

Tartan Tales is a musical journey through the swirling mists of Scottish myths and legends, backed by Children’s Classic Concerts’ mini orchestra, and featuring BAA’s James Mackenzie as a guest…Read More

When The Penny Drops – A Play, A Pie, and A Pint

BAA’s Angela Darcy directs When The Penny Drops, a new play at Oran Mor which also features Michele Gallagher and Simon Donaldson. Penny is a 46-year-old teacher who has it sussed.…Read More

Smile – Dundee Rep

Penned by theatre and television writer Philip Differ and directed by Sally Reid, Smile comes to Dundee Rep this spring, and features BAA’s Barrie Hunter and Chris Alexander. Jim McLean might…Read More

Camino – A Play, A Pie, and A Pint

Irene Allan features in Camino – a new play at Oran Mor, written by novelist, scriptwriter and veteran TV comedy producer, Sean Hardie (Not The Nine O’Clock News, Spitting Image,…Read More