The 14th Annual International Windsor Fringe have announced the shortlisted winners for The Kenneth Branagh Award For New drama Writing. 257 Scripts were submitted from 17 countries, including; Australia, S. Africa, England, N. Zealand, Canada, N. Ireland, Malaysia, Wales, Germany, Eire, USA, France, Russia, Isle of Man, Scotland, Austria and Taiwan.
Each script received is numbered and evaluated anonymously by 38 readers and a short list of ten by judges Sophie Ivatts and Rob Cowen. The judges have selected three winners who will now have their plays performed at the 14th Annual International Windsor Fringe.
The three winners are:
Clara at Noon by Wendy Dickinson
Fade-Out by Lyndsey Honour
HOME TIME by David Hendon (Birmingham)
The other short-listed plays are:
Sheep For a Lamb by David Weir
A Beginning And An End by William Lyons
Time and Tide by Fiona Ritchie- Walker
An Encounter so Brief by Mark Robberts
Vital Signs by Jonathan Skinner
Nell Gwynn & The Puritan Poet by Roger Elliott
Keep On Rilin’Me Miste by Neil Stone
The performances will be during the FRINGE FESTIVAL on Oct 5th ,6th, 7th at The Brigidine School, Windsor SL4 2AX. Tickets can be bought from the box office: 01753 743570 or online at www.windsorfringe.co.uk
Windsor Fringe Festival is 22nd Sep -8th Oct 2017.