The South Bank Show Award 2018 nominations announced

South Bank Show Awards
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The nominations for this year’s South Bank Show Awards can now be revealed.

Concerning film and television, the film award is between Lady Macbeth, Dunkirk and Paddington 2; the comedy award is between Channel 4’s Catastrophe, BBC Two’s Inside No. 9 and BBC Three’s This Country; and the TV drama is between BBC One’s police drama Line of Duty, it’s adaptation of Howards End and Netflix’s The Crown. The awards will be announced on 1st July at the Savoy. Here is the full list of nominations:

VISUAL ART

  • Mat Collishaw – Thresholds, Somerset House 
  • Paula Rego – The Boy Who Loved the Sea and Other Stories, Jerwood Gallery
  • Rose Wylie – Quack Quack, Serpentine Sackler Gallery

COMEDY

  • Catastrophe – Channel 4
  • Inside No. 9 – BBC Two
  • This Country – BBC Three

THEATRE

  • The Ferryman – Royal Court / Gielgud. Produced by Sonia Friedman Productions, Neal Street Productions & Royal Court Theatre Productions
  • Follies – National Theatre
  • The Jungle – A Young Vic and National Theatre co-production with Good Chance Theatre. Commissioned by the National Theatre

FILM

  • Lady Macbeth
  • Dunkirk
  • Paddington 2

DANCE

  • Maliphantworks– Russell Maliphant Company
  • Flight Pattern– The Royal Ballet
  • Pina Bausch’s Le Sacre du printemps (The Rite of Spring) – English National Ballet

CLASSICAL MUSIC

  • Gurrelieder – BBC Philharmonic and the Hallé
  • Enescu’s Oedipe – London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • This is Rattle – London Symphony Orchestra

LITERATURE

  • Home Fire – Kamila Shamsie
  • Ma’am Darling: 99 Glimpses of Princess Margaret – Craig Brown
  • La Belle Sauvage: The Book of Dust Volume One – Philip Pullman

OPERA 

  • Pelléas and Mélisande – Scottish Opera
  • Hamlet – Glyndebourne
  • Albert Herring – The Grange Festival

POP

  • Stormzy – Gang Signs & Prayer
  • Loyle Carner – Yesterday’s Gone
  • Dua Lipa – Dua Lipa

TV DRAMA 

  • Line of Duty – World Productions / BBC One
  • The Crown – LEFT BANK Pictures / Netflix
  • Howards End – Playground / BBC One

THE TIMES BREAKTHROUGH AWARD

  • Pop – Nubya Garcia 
  • Comedy – Sophie Willan
  • TV Drama – Alex Lawther
  • Dance – Dickson Mbi
  • Theatre – Monica Dolan
  • Classical Music – Oliver Zeffman
  • Opera – Rachel Redmond
  • Literature – Imogen Hermes Gowar
  • Film – Francis Lee
  • Visual Art – Heather Agyepong

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

  • To be announced
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