Break A Leg’s Top Performers in 2016

Selecting the performers who have impressed me above others this year has been almost as difficult as choosing my award winners! At least I had a panel to assist with that, though!! I’ve given some thought to the various actors and actresses on stage and screen who have ‘made’ 2016 for me, and these choices are from my heart and my head…

Top 25 Performers On Stage:

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Gregory Ashton and Joseph Martin

Gregory Ashton ~ Two Short Plays About Gays, The Hope Theatre

Matt Barber ~ Breakfast at Tiffany’s, Touring

Stephanie Beattie ~ Steel Magnolias, The Hope Theatre

Steven Blakeley ~ The Roundabout, The Park Theatre

Judy Buxton ~ Blast From The Past, Upstairs at the Gathouse

Ken Christiansen ~ The Fix and The Rise and Fall of Little Voice, The Union Theatre

Robert Daws ~ Rehearsal For Murder, Touring

Charlotte Gorton ~ The Rise and Fall of Little Voice

Ariel Harrison ~ Steel Magnolias, The Hope Theatre

Jeffrey Holland ~ And This Is My Friend Mr Laurel, Jermyn Street Theatre

Louise Jameson ~ The Mousetrap, Touring and Two Short Plays About Gays, The Hope Theatre

Rebecca Johnson ~ Present Laughter, Touring

Julie Legrand ~ The Rivals, Touring

Phyllis Logan ~ Present Laughter, Touring

Nicholas Le Prevost ~ How The Other Half Loves, Duke of York Theatre

Joseph Martin ~ Two Short Plays About Gays, The Hope Theatre

Lee Mengo ~ The Rivals, Touring

Steve Nallon ~ Dead Sheep, Touring

Richard Rhodes ~ Blast From The Past, Upstairs at the Gatehouse

Amy Robbins ~ Rehearsal For Murder, Touring

Maggie Robson ~ Steel Magnolias, The Hope Theatre

Lin Sagovsky ~ Steel Magnolias, The Hope Theatre

Samantha Shellie ~ Steel Magnolias, The Hope Theatre

Jo Wickham ~ Steel Magnolias, The Hope Theatre

Lucy Williamson ~ The Fix, The Union Theatre

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Stephanie Beattie and Jo Wickham

Top 25 Performers On Television:

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Andrew Buckley, Lorraine Cheshire and Sandra Huggett in a scene with fellow cast members in In The Club

Mark Addy ~ Young Hyacinth

Chizzy Akudolu ~ Holby City

Laurie Brett ~ Eastenders

Andrew Buckley ~ In The Club

Lorraine Cheshire ~ In The Club and Trollied

Dominic Coleman ~ Trollied

Jason Durr ~ Casualty

Lloyd Everitt ~ Casualty

Amanda Henderson ~ Casualty

Sandra Huggett ~ In The Club

Faye McKeever ~ Trollied

Kevin McNally ~ Lost Sitcoms: Hancock’s Half Hour

John Michie ~ Holby City

Brendan O’Carroll ~ Mrs Brown’s Boys 

Sarah Parish ~ Trollied

Neil Pearson ~ In The Club

Claire Price ~ Home Fires

Carol Royle ~ Casualty

Daniel Ryan ~ Home Fires and Mount Pleasant

Cath Shipton ~ Casualty

Derek Thompson ~ Casualty

Charles Venn ~ Casualty 

Alex Walkinshaw ~ Holby City

Jason Watkins ~ Are You Being Served and Trollied

Adam Woodyatt ~ Eastenders

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Robin Sebastian and Kevin McNally with the rest of the cast of Hancock’s Half Hour

And that’s all folks! See you next year for more of the same.

 

 

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