5 wins for Arcola at OffWestEnd awards

Arcola Theatre has won in five categories at this year’s OffWestEnd awards.

Linda Bassett received the award for Best Female for her performance in Visitors. The play’s author, Barney Norris, won Most Promising New Playwright.

Vicki Lee Taylor was the recipient of Best Supporting Female for her performance in Carousel.

In the public vote, Arcola was declared the Most Welcoming Theatre in East London; Arcola Bar the Best Theatre Bar.

Arcola received 9 nominations in this year’s shortlist – more than any other London theatre. The full list of winners is on the OffWestEnd website.

Arcola’s 2015 Winter/Spring season includes major productions about global politics and the state of the British media.