Major Achievements

2014 Zebbie Awards 

Shortlisted – David Ireland for Summertime

2013 Irish Times Award

Best Actor – Nomination – Ryan McParland as Isaac in Summertime

2012 Irish Times Award

Best Lighting Design – Nomination – Ciaran Bagnall for Guidelines For A Long And Happy Life

2011 Meyer Whitworth Award 

WINNER – David Ireland for Everything Between Us
Shortlisted – Jimmy McAleavey for The Sign of The Whale

David Ireland, Mick Duke and Jimmy McAleavey at the Stewart Parker Awards 2011

2011 Stewart Parker Trust New Playwright Bursary

WINNER – Jimmy McAleavey for The Sign of the Whale

2011 Stewart Parker Trust BBC Radio Drama Award

WINNER – David Ireland for Everything Between Us 

2011 Zebbie Awards 

Shortlisted – David Ireland for Everything Between Us

2010 Ulster Bank Belfast Festival at Queens Audience Award

WINNER – God’s Country by Colin Bell

2009 Stewart Parker Trust Awards

Shortlisted – James Johnson for Choking the Butterfly

2008 Susan Smith Blackburn Award

SPECIAL COMMENDATION – Girls and Dolls by Lisa McGee

2007 Stewart Parker Trust New Playwright Bursary

WINNER – Lisa McGee for Girls and Dolls

2007 Irish Times Theatre Awards – Best New Play

Nominated – Girls and Dolls by Lisa McGee

Barbara Adair and Julian Glover at TMA awards

Barbara Adair and Julian Glover at TMA awards

2005 Stewart Parker Trust Awards

Shortlisted – Michael Duke for Revenge

2005 Irish Times / ESB Theatre Awards – Best New Play

Nominated – Revenge by Michael Duke

2004 TMA UK Theatre Awards

Best Supporting Actress – WINNER – Barbara Adair in Revenge

Best New Play – Nominated – Revenge by Michael Duke

2003 Stewart Parker Trust New Playwright Bursary

WINNER – Tim Loane for Caught Red Handed

2003 Irish Times / ESB Theatre Awards

Best New Play – WINNER – Caught Red Handed by Tim Loane

Best Actor – Nominated – Dan Gordon in Caught Red Handed

Best Supporting Actor – Nominated – Alan McKee in Caught Red Handed

2000 Irish Times / ESB Theatre Awards

Best production – WINNER – Convictions

Best Company – Nominated – Tinderbox Theatre Company

Best Design – Nominated – Houston Marshall for Convictions

2000 Critics Pick of the Year

Convictions – multi authored production staged in Crumlin Road Courthouse, Belfast

Chosen by BBC Radio 4 Front Row, BBC2 Review Programme, The Observer, The Guardian and the Sunday Tribune

1999 Stewart Parker New Playwright Bursary

WINNER – Joseph Crilly for Second Hand Thunder

1999 Belfast Arts Awards

Best Drama – WINNER – Northern Star by Stewart Parker

Best Partnership – WINNER – Co-production by Tinderbox and Field Day of Northern Star by Stewart Parker

1998 Irish Times Theatre Awards

Best Company – WINNER – Tinderbox Theatre Company

Best Lighting Design – WINNER – Conleth White for Northern Star

1998 Arts Council of England / Meyer Whitworth Award

WINNER – Daragh Carville for Language Roulette

1997 TMA / Barclays UK Theatre Awards

Best New Play – Nominated – Language Roulette by Daragh Carville

1997 Stewart Parker Trust New Playwright Bursary

WINNER – Daragh Carville for Language Roulette

1994 Belfast Telegraph EMA Award for Best Production

WINNER – Pentecost by Stewart Parker