For their compelling performance of Brian Friel’s 'Philadelphia Here I Come', Brideview Drama Group received the Bill Canning Award for Best Play in the Open Section at the 2019 West Waterford Drama Festival in St Michael’s Hall, Ballyduff on Sunday night.

The curtain came down on the festival on Sunday night and it was a sterling night for Brideview Drama Group, claiming Best Play, Best Director (Jack Aherne), Adjudicator's Award (Kris Cowming and John Stack),  Best Supporting Actress (Helen Aherne) and Best Supporting Actor (Sean Ahern).

Ballyduff, in second place, took three awards – Best Set and Best Presentation with Valerie O'Leary taking 'Best Actress'.

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