Public voting open for The Offies awards

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As reported here in September, Andrew Gower has been nominated for an Offie award for his role as Seiffert in Conquest of the South Pole at the Arcola Theatre.

Public voting has now opened! If you are already a subscriber to the Off West End emails you should have received a secure link to place your vote; if not you can subscribe here. On your sign up form you will also be able to place your vote.

The Offies are the Off West End Theatre Awards, recognising independent theatres across London. Andrew’s nomination was made by the panel and falls under the Best Male category, along with fellow cast member O-T Fagbenle who played Suplianek and Sam Crane who played Braukmann. Stephen Unwin has also been nominated for Best Director while the play itself has been nominated for Best Production.

We wish Andrew the very best of luck! 🍀

Off West End Theatre Awards nomination

Andrew Gower has been nominated for an Offie award for his role as Seiffert in Conquest of the South Pole at the Arcola Theatre.

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The Offies are the Off West End Theatre Awards, recognising independent theatres across London. Andrew’s nomination was made by the panel and falls under the Best Male category, along with fellow cast member O-T Fagbenle who played Suplianek and Sam Crane who played Braukmann. Stephen Unwin has also been nominated for Best Director while the play itself has been nominated for Best Production.

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Conquest of the South Pole reviews

The Guardian, 1 May 2012 (Lyn Gardner)

…a scrupulously acted production…a playful and edgily comic approach…

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What’s On Stage, 1 May 2012 (Emma Watkins)

…a snappy and humorous show…

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The Telegraph, 3 May 2012 (Daisy Bowie-Sell)

Karge’s language is a great burst of poetic brilliance. It tumbles out of the mouths of the ensemble cast in fast rhyming rhythm. It’s bolshie, full of bravura and feels fresh, despite the script’s age.

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Under the Floorboards Theatre, 18 May 2012

…(a) darkly comic tale, which is handled expertly by the hugely talented cast…

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