CATS Winners

2019 Winners

Best Female Performance

Sponsored by STV

Lucianne McEvoy (Ruth Davenport), Ulster American, Traverse Theatre Company


Best Male Performance

John Michie (Fireman), The Mack, A Play, a Pie and a Pint at Òran Mór, presented in association with the Traverse Theatre

Best Ensemble

Sponsored by Equity

Lost At Sea, Perth Theatre at Horsecross Arts and Morna Young

Best Director

Sponsored by the Scottish Drama Training Network

Ian Brown, Lost at Sea, Perth Theatre at Horsecross Arts and Morna Young

Best Design

Shona Reppe (design concept), Ailsa Paterson (design realiser), Selene Cochrane (costume designer and maker) and Chris Edser (animator), Baba Yaga, Imaginate and Windmill Theatre Company


Best Music and Sound

Claire McKenzie (music and lyrics), Scott Gilmour (music and lyrics) and Richard Thomas (additional songs),My Left Right Foot – The Musical, Birds of Paradise and National Theatre of Scotland


Best Technical Presentation

Sponsored by BECTU

The End of Eddy, Untitled Projects and the Unicorn Theatre


Best Production for Children and Young People

Sponsored by Young Scot

Stick by Me, Andy Manley and Ian Cameron, produced by Red Bridge Arts


Best New Play

David Ireland, Ulster American, Traverse Theatre Company


Best Production

Ulster American, Traverse Theatre Company


The CATS judging panel for 2019 was made up of: Mary Brennan (The Herald), Mark Brown (The Herald on Sunday, Sunday National and the Daily Telegraph), Anna Burnside (Daily Record), Paul F Cockburn (BroadwayBaby), Neil Cooper (The Herald), Michael Cox (Across the Arts), Thom Dibdin (The Stage and, Mark Fisher (The Guardian), Joyce McMillan (The Scotsman), David Pollock (The Independent), Allan Radcliffe (The Times), Amy Taylor (The Skinny) and Joy Watters (Across the Arts).

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