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Readers’ Awards

WINNERS announced... With over 50,000 votes cast in the What’s On Readers’ Awards 2018 we are delighted to announce your winners... Midlands Large Theatre

Best Kids Show

Best Dance Production

WINNER Gangsta Granny RUNNER-UP The Snowman

Best Festive Show

WINNER Birmingham Royal Ballet’s The Nutcracker RUNNER-UP Matthew Bourne’s The Red Shoes

WINNER A Christmas Carol - The RSC RUNNER-UP The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe - Crescent Theatre

Best Classical Production inc Opera

Best Pantomime In The Midlands 2017/18

WINNER CBSO Spectacular Classics RUNNER-UP Birmingham Bach Choir: Handel’s Messiah

WINNER Birmingham Hippodrome RUNNER-UP Wolverhampton Grand

Best Orchestra/Choir WINNER Birmingham Philharmonic Orchestra RUNNER-UP CBSO

Best Touring Musical WINNER Jersey Boys RUNNER-UP Billy Elliot

Best Midlands Arts/ Cultural Festival

Best Touring Play WINNER The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time RUNNER-UP Shirley Valentine

Best Touring Company

WINNER Jack and The Beanstalk Wolverhampton Grand Theatre RUNNER-UP Cinderella Birmingham Hippodrome

Best Panto Dame WINNER Ian Adams - Jack and The Beanstalk at Wolverhampton Grand Theatre RUNNER-UP Sam Rabone - Aladdin at Lichfield Garrick Theatre WINNER The Fizzogs RUNNER-UP Motionhouse

Best Home-Produced Show In The Midlands WINNER Nativity! The Musical Birmingham Repertory Theatre RUNNER-UP Alice in Wonderland The Old Rep 6

Best Amateur Dramatic Group WINNER West Bromwich Operatic Society (WBOS) RUNNER-UP Mad Cow Productions

Best Amateur Production WINNER Hairspray - Get Your Wigle On RUNNER-UP Present Laughter - Mad Cow Productions

WINNER Birmingham Weekender RUNNER-UP Lichfield Fuse Festival

Best Exhibition WINNER Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2017 - Wolverhampton Art Gallery RUNNER-UP Quentin Blake: Inside Stories - Compton Verney Art Gallery

Best Independent Cinema WINNER Electric Cinema - Birmingham RUNNER-UP Light House Media Centre - Wolverhampton

Birmingham What's On April 2018  

The Midlands ultimate entertainment guide

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