Les has written many award winning plays, featured below:

 

March 2017:

All England Theatre Festival. Mitchell Arts Theatre, Stoke-on Trent.

Festival Winner:  “Green.”

Overall Best Adult Group:  Mop Cow Players.  “Green.”

Best Director:  “Green.”

Best Supporting Actor:  “Green.”

Best Actor Under 21:  “Green.”

 

March 2017

Somerset Fellowship of Drama One-Act Playwriting Competition.

Highly Commended/Runner-up:  “Joe’s Comeback.”

Commended:  “The Love I Lost.”

March 2016:
Somerset Fellowship of Drama One-Act Playwriting Competition.
Winner: “Tommo and Me.”

September 2015:
Roister Doister Publishers, Playwriting Competition.
Runner-up: “Sticky.”

July 2015:
The Scottish Community Drama Association, Geoffrey Whitworth One-Act Playwriting Competition.
Best Original play in The All England Festival.
Winner: “I’m still the same person inside”

March 2015:
Dorset Drama League. All England Theatre Festival. Shaftesbury, Dorset:
The Veronica Hemsley-Sharman Trophy:
Best Stage Presentation: “I’m still the same person inside.” Shaftesbury Arts Centre.
The Janet Wilson Trophy-Adjudicator’s Choice:
Jenny: “I’m still the same person inside.” Shaftesbury Arts Centre.
The Leslie Banks Trophy:
Best Actor: Paul: “I’m still the same person inside.” Shaftesbury Arts Centre.
The Dorset Drama League Trophy:
Most Preferred Play by the audience: “I’m still the same person inside.” Shaftesbury Arts Centre.

January 2015:
Somerset Fellowship of Drama One-Act Playwriting Competition:
Commended: “First Class Delivery.”

January 2014:
Playscript Competition A. S. Magazine.
Short Listed: “Joined.”

February 2013:
MADF Drama Festival Isle of Man.
Best Supporting Actress: Ruthie: “The Reluctant Witnesses.” Rushen Players, Port Erin.

August 2011:
Pint-sized plays.
Runner-up: “Highly Commended” : “The non date, date.”

June 2011:
The Scottish Community Drama Association, Geoffrey Whitworth One-Act Playwriting Competition.
Best Original play in The All England Festival.
Winner: “Sinking.”

May 2011:
The All England Theatre Festival, Semi Final. The Merryfield Theatre, Verwood, Dorset.
Festival Runners-up: “Sinking.” Troupers, Frome.
The Stanley and Madge Williams Shield, Adjudicators Choice: Jessica and Paulie: “Sinking.” Troupers, Frome.

April 2011:
The All England Theatre Festival, Western Divisional Final, The Town Hall, Chipping Sodbury.
Festival Winner: “Sinking.” Troupers, Frome.

April 2011:
County Drama Festival: King’s College, Taunton.
The County Shield: Festival Winner: “Sinking.” Troupers, Frome.
The Cely Trevillian Cup: Best Production: “Sinking.” Troupers, Frome.
Best Actress: Jessica, “Sinking.” Troupers, Frome.
Best Actor Nomination: Paulie, “Sinking.” Troupers, Frome.
Best Actress Nomination: Jill, “Say Goodbye to Jill, Everybody!” St. Gregory Players.
Best Actress Nomination: Tina, “Say Goodbye to Jill, Everybody!” St. Gregory Players.

February 2011:
The Somerset One-Act Play Festival, The Merlin Theatre, Frome.
Best Production: “Sinking.” Troupers, Frome.
Best Actress: Jessica. “Sinking.” Troupers, Frome.
Best Actor: Paulie. “Sinking.” Troupers, Frome.

January 2011:
Somerset Fellowship of Drama One-Act Playwriting Competition:
Winning Plays: “Sinking.” & “Say Goodbye to Jill, Everybody!”

November 2010:
Doonbeg Drama Festival, Ireland.
Third place: “Watching the Magpies.” Amphitheatre Theatre Company, Ireland.

November 2010:
Rossmore Drama Festival, Ireland.
Third place: “Watching the Magpies.” Amphitheatre Theatre Company, Ireland.

November 2010:
Maudebawn Drama Festival, Ireland.
Festival Runners-up: “Watching the Magpies.” Amphitheatre Theatre Company, Ireland.

November 2010:
Cavan Drama Festival, Ireland.
Best Actress: Dottie: “Watching the Magpies.” Amphitheatre Theatre Company, Ireland.
Festival Runners-up: “Watching the Magpies.” Amphitheatre Theatre Company, Ireland.

August 2010:
Pint-sized plays:
Short Listed: “Joseph’s bad day.”
Short Listed: “Two old men.”

February 2010:
The Harold Jolliffe One Act Play Festival, Swindon.
Best Director: “Green.” Pewsey Vale Amateur Dramatic Society.
Best Supporting Actor: Arthur. “Green.” Pewsey Vale Amateur Dramatic Society.

June 2009: The Drama Association of Wales Playwriting Competition:
Short Listed: “I’m still the same person inside.”
Short Listed: Sticky.” Youth play.

June 2009: The Scottish Community Drama Association Playwriting Competition:
Short Listed: “I’m still the same person inside.”
Short Listed: “Sticky.” Youth play.

April 2009::
All England Theatre Festival. Mitchell Memorial Theatre, Hanley.
Overall Festival Winners: “Green”: Caversmill Drama Society.
Best Actor: Dave: “Green”: Caversmill Drama Society.
Best Actor Over 21: Dave: “Green”: Caversmill Drama Society.
Best Adult Production: “Green”: Caversmill Drama Society.

March 2009:
Tamworth Hastilow Drama Festival.
Best Supporting Actor: Arthur: “Green”. Caversmill Drama Society.
Best All Male Production: “Green”. Caversmill Drama Society.

June 2008:
National Drama Festivals Association Playwriting Competition, George Taylor Memorial Award:
Highly Commended: Runner-up: “The people that live in boxes.”

June 2008:
The Scottish Community Drama Association, Geoffrey Whitworth One-Act Playwriting Competition.
Commended: “You’re in room eight.”
Highly Commended: Runner-up: “When we were full of hope.”

June 2008:
Drama Association of Wales One-Act Play Festival Final. Blackwood Miners Institute Theatre, Wales.
Finalist: “Watching the magpies.” Telstars Theatre Company.

May 2008:
The All England Theatre Festival, Semi Final. The Merryfield Theatre, Verwood, Dorset.
“Green”: St. Austell Players.
The Stanley & Madge Williams Shield, Adjudicator’s Choice: Roger and Edna: “You’re in room eight.” Taunton Thespians.

April 2008:
The All England Theatre Festival, Central Divisional Final. The Princess Hall Theatre, Clevedon.
Winner: “You’re in room eight.” Taunton Thespians.

April 2008:
The Glamorgan One-Act Play Festival, The Dylan Thomas Theatre, Swansea.
The Glamorgan County Cup for Overall Festival Winner: “Watching the magpies.” Telstars Theatre Company.
Best Individual Performance. Dottie. “Watching the magpies.” Telstars Theatre Company.

April 2008:
Cornwall One-Act Play Festival. Arts Theatre, St. Austell.
Festival Winner: “Green.” St. Austell Players.
Best Actor: Joint. Dave, Chris, Arthur. “Green.” St. Austell Players.

March 2008:
The County Festival. King’s College, Taunton.
The Cely Trevillian Cup: Best Production: “You’re in room eight.” Taunton Thespians.
Best Actor: Roger. “You’re in room eight.” Taunton Thespians.
Best Actress: Edna. “You’re in room eight.” Taunton Thespians.
The County Shield: Festival Winner: “You’re in room eight.” Taunton Thespians.

March 2008:
Dorset Drama League One-Act Play Festival. Shaftesbury Arts Centre.
Janet Wilson Trophy Adjudicators Choice: Joe. “The people that live in boxes.” Poole & Parkstone Players.

March 2008:
Ilminster One-Act Play Festival. Warehouse Theatre, Ilminster.
Festival Winner: “You’re in room eight.” Taunton Thespians.
Best Actor: Roger. “You’re in room eight.” Taunton Thespians.
Best Actress: Edna. “You’re in room eight.” Taunton Thespians.
Adjudicators Choice Trophy: “When we were full of hope.” Ilminster Entertainments Society.

February 2008:
SCDA Caithness District Youth One-Act Play Festival.
Festival Winner: “Please don’t tell!” Thurso Junior Players.
Halkirk Drama Club Trophy: Best Acting: “Please don’t tell!” Thurso Junior Players.

February 2008:
Moray Firth District One-Act Play Festival.
Douglas Hunter Trophy: Festival Winner: “Watching the magpies.” Dingwall Players.
Vera Hallet Trophy: Best Acting: “Watching the magpies.” Dingwall Players.

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