Winners Announced For Acting For Others' Golden Bucket Awards 2019
Theatrical charity, Acting for Others today announces the winners for the Golden Bucket Awards 2019. The ceremony took place at the Prince of Wales Theatre and was hosted by Carl Mullaney. The awards celebrate some of the most supportive and successful fundraisers who have helped the charity raise over £400K in the last twelve months both through bucket collections across UK theatres and a variety of events throughout the year.
The awards were attended by nominees and friends of the charity including Jenny Agutter, Christina Bianco, Samantha Bond, Kara Lily Hayworth, Sara Kestelman, Robert Lindsay and Dame Monica Mason. Presenters include Ben Forster, Ginny Holder, Danielle Hope, Geraldine James, John Partridge, Harriet Thorpe and Hannah Waddingham.
Stephen Waley-Cohen, said today, "We are delighted to see so many of our supporters at this year's Golden Bucket Awards. Congratulations to all the nominees and winners and a huge thank you to everyone who has so generously donated throughout 2018 and made this a record-breaking year for Acting for Others!"
FULL LIST OF WINNERS
IT STARTS WITH A SPEECH
This award is for those that made the speech night after night encouraging audiences to donate, making a huge impact during the Bucket Collections in 2018.
Winner: John Partridge
FABULOUS FUNDRAISING AWARD
This award is for the most inventive way of fundraising for Acting for Others.
Winner: Patti LuPone
This category is for those supporters that have spread the 'Acting for Others' message in person, on social media and always make a noise about our campaigns.
Winner: The Theatre Cafe
WHERE WOULD WE BE WITHOUT YOU AWARD
This recognises those in the industry that actively promote donations throughout their companies and help to ensure the success of the theatre bucket collections - they are Acting for Others' 'go to'.
Winner: Bill Kenwright Ltd
This is the award for someone that has gone above and beyond with their support for Acting for Others.
Winner: Cleve September
FANTASTIC FRONT OF HOUSE AWARD
The generosity and dedication from the theatre management and front of house staff are invaluable. They are there for us coordinating the team and ready with the collection buckets each night.
Winners: Victoria Palace Theatre and Hamilton
THE GOLDEN BUCKET AWARD - REGIONAL
This is the regional theatre that raised the most in the 2018 Theatre collections.
Winner: Wicked and The Mayflower Theatre
THE GOLDEN BUCKET AWARD - LONDON
This is the London theatre that raised the most in the 2018 Theatre collections.
Winner: The Book of Mormon and Prince of Wales Theatre