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Previous Winners of Tap Water Awards


2006 Winners

NICOLE & MARTIN
‘Hansel & Gretel, The Musicians of Bremen, The Fisherman & His Wife’

The White Tent at George Square Theatre

LICEDEI
‘The Family Semianyki’

Assembly @ St George's West

MYOSUNG
‘Streetdance’

Assembly @ George Street

THE FREAKS IN THE BOX
‘Variety cabaret Spectacular’

C central

JANE BUSSMANN
‘Bussmann's Holiday’

Assembly @ St George's West

THAT 1 GUY
‘That 1 Guy’

The Spiegel Garden

PBH FREE FRINGE
60 free comedy shows in four venues

Lindsayís, The Canonís Gait, The Meadow Bar, The Jekyll and Hyde


2005 Winners

THEATRICUM BOTANICUM
‘Children of the Sea’

Royal Botanic Gardens

WESTMINSTER SCHOOL
‘Halo Boy and the Village of Death’

C Venue

SOMA
‘Cabaret Decadanse’

Gilded Balloon Teviot

NO FIT STATE CIRCUS
‘Immortal 2’

The Big Top @ Out of The Blue Tramworks

OWEN O'NEILL
‘Chasing My Tale’

The Stand Comedy Club

GAMARJOBAT
‘A Shut Up Comedy from Japan’

C Electric

ROBERT NEWMAN
‘Apocalypso Now’

The Bongo Club

AURORA NOVA VENUE AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING OVERALL PERFORMANCES Aurora Nova, St Stephen's Church


2004 Winners

STEWART LEE
‘Stand Up Comedian’

Smirnoff Underbelly
(Denounced Nestlé & Perrier daily in his show - "Every time you laugh a baby dies")
www.stewartlee.co.uk

TANYA KHABAROVA, DEREVO
‘Reflection’

Aurora Nova, St Stephens
(Physical Theatre - astounding dedication, skill & artistry, a brave & complete solo show)
www.derevo.org

TRAVERSE THEATRE COMPANY
‘When The Bulbul Stopped Singing’

by Raja Shehadeh - Adapted by David Greig
The Traverse
(Theatre - Powerful portrayal of complex political situation in Ramallah)
www.traverse.co.uk

MARK WATSON
‘Overambitious 24-Hour Show’

Wilkie House, Cowgate Central
(Comedy - in the true spirit of the Fringe. An Innovative, quirky & intelligent performer)

THE PARAGON ENSEMBLE
‘The Rage’

Assembly Rooms
(Contemporary Classical Music - challenging musically relevant & superbly executed)
www.paragon-ensemble.com

IAN SAVILLE
‘That Old Red Magic’

Komedia, Roman Eagle Lodge
(Magic with a message! - Politics and magic ! Magnificently bonkers!)
www.redmagic.co.uk

WORD POWER FRINGE BOOK FESTIVAL
The Roxy Art House
(Independent Book Festival supporting Radical & Multi-Cultural authors)
www.word-power.co.uk

GHAZI HUSSEIN & PAPILLON
‘Under the Skin'

El Funoun, Polwarth Church
(Arabic Poetry & Contemporary Dance - a beautiful & moving boundary crossing collaboration exploring culture & confinement inspired by Ghazi’s imprisoned writings)

IONA KEWNEY
no venue, no publicity, impromptu street performances
(Dance - Improvisational double jointed, acrobatic contortionist. Arrived from Sweden for a few days to perform on her suitcase. A world class performer, in true fringe spirit)

TERRAFOLK
Speigeltent
(Live band - Balkan, Gypsy, Jazz & Klezmer music with a whacky comedic touch)
www.terra-folk.org


2003 Winners:

Bongo Fury (Music)
Johnny Sinclair (Storytelling)
Francesca Beard of Express Excess (Spoken Word)
Mikelangelo and the Black Sea Gentlemen (Musical Theatre)
The Illusion Brothers (Physical Theatre)
Pluck (Cabaret)
Tony Carter (Comedy)
Harem Scarem (Band)


2002 Winners

Peter Alerman (theatre)
Attic People (Physical Theatre)
Stephen Barnaby (Spoken word/performance poetry)
Moving laboratory (Dance)
Allan Francis (Comedy)
Mrigya (Music)
A Night in November (Martin Maguire – actor, Marie Jones – writer) (Theatre ii)
Ruth Barrie (Film)
Jenny Lindsey (Spoken Word/performance Poetry)
Phawie Gow (Music)
Des Bishop (Comedy)
Andrew Bailey (Special award)


2001 Winners

Perky Pete
(Bingo Maestro and singer)
Katsuro Kan (Japanese Butoh Dancers)
Andy Gunn & the Glasshammer (Blue/Rock band)
Echoes of Egypt (Egyptian dance)
Steven Garling (German Silent film percussionist)
Nierika (Mexican musicians)
Junior & Tschweu (South African musicians)
Randy Wilson (US Comic/musician)
Michael Parker (Singer/musician)
Lynne O’Neill & Nigel Clark (Singer/musician)
Otley and Perry (Comic poets from the Gilded Balloon)