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The Mousetrap Awards


Mousetrap's Youth Forum devise, coordinate and run this exciting annual award ceremony to congratulate the incredible individuals and productions who have made their theatre year!

The 2017 Award Ceremony took place at Charing Cross Theatre on Sunday 7 May 2017.


The full list of nominees for 2017:

Best Ensemble


School of Rock

Ma Rainey

Mischief Theatre

The Shakespeare Trilogy


Show that We’ll Miss in the West End

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Billy Elliot

War Horse

Guys & Dolls

Sunny Afternoon


Best Actor

Adrian Lester as Ira Aldridge in Red Velvet

Tyrone Huntley as Judas in Jesus Christ Superstar

Sam McKay Usnavi in In The Heights

Reece Shearsmith as Norman in The Dresser

O-T Fagbenle in Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom


Best Actress

Noma Dumezweni as Hermione in Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Denise Gough in People, Places and Things

Billie Piper as Yerma

Sharon D. Clarke as Ma Rainey in Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom

Rebecca Trehearn as Julie La Verne in Showboat


‘Welcome to the Westend’ Best Newcomer in West End Debut

Anthony Boyle as Scorpius Malfoy  in Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Amber Riley as Effie White in Dreamgirls

Jade Anouka as Wagner in Dr.Faustus

Anoushka Lucas, Mary Magdalene in Jesus Christ Superstar

Frankie Fox as Liam in Boy


Best Understudy

Alice Fearn in Wicked

Natasha Barnes in Funny Girl

Ria Jones in Sunset Boulevard

Tosh Wanogho-Maud in Showboat

Joshua Dever in Jesus Christ Superstar


Jaw-dropping Set

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

This Houseat The Garrick Theatre


Threepenny Opera at The National Theatre

Peter Pan Goes Wrong


New play on the block (best new play)

Cuttin’ It –Young Vic/ The Yard

Imogen – The Globe

People, Places, Things – The National/ Wyndham's Theatre

A Comedy about a Bank Robbery - Criterion Theatre‎

King Learat The Old Vic


Musical that landed with a bang (Best New Musical) 

School of Rock


Jesus Christ Superstar

Half a Six-Pence


Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour


Most Legendary Show (long running show) 

The Lion King

Les Miserables

Curious Incident of The Dog in the Night-time

Jersey Boys

Mamma Mia!


Most Welcoming Venue

Lyric Hammersmith Theatre

Novello Theatre

Young Vic Theatre

Playhouse Theatre

New London Theatre


Band that Rocked our world (best band)

School of Rock

Guys & Dolls

Sunny Afternoon

Funny Girl


Jersey Boys

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