Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Tilbury actor wins Best Dame at Great British Pantomime Awards

A TILBURY actor has won a much-coveted prize at the British Pantomime Awards.

Damian Williams is known by many Thurrock residents for his years treading the boards at the Thameside Theatre pantomimes.

In the ten years since he has made the role of the dame in Sheffield his own.

The ‘Limelight Scripts’ Award for Best Dame

Paul Morse – Snow White – Hexagon Reading – Imagine
Andrew Pollard – Peter Pan – Greenwich – Independent
Damian Williams – Snow White – Sheffield Lyceum – Evolution
Michael Batchelor – Peter Pan – The Hawth Crawley – Evolution

YT spoke to Damian. He said: “I am delighted to have received the award in what is the first year of the Great British Pantomime Awards.

“It also indicates that pantomimes are becoming more and more popular. They really are the show for everyone from five to 95!”.

Photo courtesy of Matthew Lee. Williams


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