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Tuesday, 21 March 2017 09:54

Students Shine at BBC Carleton Hobbs Award


carleton hobbs 2017

Earlier this month four of our students took part in the BBC Carleton Hobbs Award at Broadcasting House, competing against students from the other top UK drama schools to win five prestigious BBC radio drama contracts. 

We are proud and delighted to announce that our talented students won two of the five offered awards while another was named as one of the four runners up. Our students also received commendations across the board. You can find details of the results on the BBC Soundstart website here

Competing schools were RADA, Central School of Speech & Drama, Royal Welsh College, Mountview, Guildford School of Acting, LAMDA, East 15, ArtsEd, ALRA, Rose Bruford College, Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, Italia Conti, Drama Centre, Oxford School of Drama and more.

2017 Winners

Isabella Inchbald (Drama Studio London)
Adam Fitzgerald (Drama Studio London)
Abbie Andrews (ALRA)
Gary Duncan (Italia Conti)
Taylor Kovacevic-Ebong (Rose Bruford College

2017 Runners Up

Lauren Cornelius (Drama Studio London)
Madeline Hatt (Guildford School of Acting)
Patricia Allison (East 15)
Ralph Davis (RADA)

Extra Commendations went to our students for:

Excellent Prose Sight-Reading
Lauren Cornelius
Isabella Inchbald

Outstanding Duologues
Isabella Inchbald & Adam Fitzgerald
Timothy Blore & Lauren Cornelius

Outstanding Teamwork in the Team Piece
Isabella Inchbald, Adam Fitzgerald, Timothy Blore & Lauren Cornelius

Everyone at Drama Studio London is overjoyed at the success of our students this year and offer very special thanks to our radio drama coaches Carl Prekopp and Tracy Wiles.