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Titanic rules the waves at the Off West End Theatre Awards

The Southwark Playhouse production took home four awards from last night’s ‘Offies’ including Best Musical Production

Following on from its success at the WhatsOnStage Awards last weekend, the Southwark Playhouse production of Titanic was celebrating again last night, picking up 'Offies' for Best Choreographer, Best Lighting Designer, Best Costume Designer and Best Musical Production.

Recent Critics' Circle award winner Phoebe Waller-Bridge is also a multiple award winner, picking up the gongs for Most Promising New Playwright and Best Female for her solo show Fleabag at the Soho Theatre.

Full list of winners:

Most promising new playwright

Phoebe Waller-Bridge for Fleabag at the Soho Theatre

Best female

Phoebe Waller-Bridge for Fleabag at the Soho Theatre

— Nick Hern Books (@NickHernBooks) March 3, 2014

Best male

Jamie Samuel for Jumpers for Goalposts at the Bush Theatre

— Jamie Samuel (@_JamieSamuel) March 2, 2014

Best new play

The Match Box by Frank McGuinness at the Tricycle Theatre

— Tricycle Theatre (@TricycleTheatre) March 2, 2014

Best director

Michael Strassen for Billy at the Union Theatre

— Michael Strassen (@strassen) March 2, 2014

Best choreographer

Cressida Carre for Titanic at the Southwark Playhouse

— Cressida Carré (@CressidaCarre) March 2, 2014

Best ensemble

Simple8 for Moby Dick and The Cabinet of Dr Caligari (both at the Arcola Theatre)

— The Theatres Trust (@TheatresTrust) March 2, 2014

Best producer

Sasha Regan at the Union Theatre

— All Male Pinafore (@HMSPinaforeTour) March 2, 2014

Best artistic director

David Byrne at the New Diorama Theatre

— David Byrne (@mrdavebyrne) March 3, 2014

Best lighting designer

Howard Hudson for Titanic (Southwark Playhouse) and Lizzie Siddal (Arcola Theatre)

— Howard Hudson (@howardhudson) March 3, 2014

Best sound designer

Ben and Max Ringham for Ring at Battersea Arts Centre

— max ringham (@MaxRingham) March 2, 2014

Best set designer

Oliver Townsend for Grounded at the Gate Theatre

— Oliver Townsend (@OFTownsend) March 2, 2014

Best costume designer

David Woodhead for Lizzie Siddal at the Arcola Theatre and Titanic at Southwark Playhouse

— richard reddrop (@richardreddrop) March 2, 2014

Best production

Grounded at the Gate Theatre

— Gate Theatre (@gatetheatre) March 2, 2014

Best musical production

Titanic at Southwark Playhouse

— Oliver Hembrough (@OliHembrough) March 2, 2014

Best new musical

Glasgow Girls at Theatre Royal Stratford East

— Stratford East (@stratfordeast) March 2, 2014

Best opera production

Puppet Opera Triple Bill by Third Hand at the Rosemary Branch

— Rosemary Branch (@rosemarybranch) March 2, 2014

Best production for young people

Egg by Cahoots NI at Polka Theatre

— Polka Theatre (@polkatheatre) March 3, 2014

Best TBC production (recognising productions that defy all other categories)

Tomorrow’s Parties by Forced Entertainment at Battersea Arts Centre

— Forced Entertainment (@ForcedEnts) March 3, 2014