The Nuffield Theatre’s recent production of The Hudsucker Proxy has been nominated for a UK theatre award.
The production, which ran at both the Nuffield and the Liverpool Everyman & Playhouse earlier this year, has received a nod for Best Design, thanks to the efforts of Dick Bird, Paul Keogan (Lighting), Timothy Bird (Video) and Complicte.
Speaking of the nominations, UK theatre’s Chief Executive Julian Bird, stated: “This year’s nominations recognise the vibrant, diverse and world leading theatre sector that exists here in the UK, across a broad range of venues, creative teams and performances. At this time when theatre is under continued threat due to cuts in funding it is important to demonstrate, to those making decisions about the future of arts funding in every town and city, that we continue to produce outstanding work on stages across the country.”
Based on the Coen brothers’ film of the same name, The Hudsucker Proxy followed the story of a hopeless graduate whose wacky invention crumples the conniving, money-making plans of his boss. You can read our review of the play, here.
The UK theatre awards will be presented on Sunday 18th October at a ceremony in London’s Guildhall.