Nominations announced for South Bank Show Awards
Liam Scarlett among those nominated.
Good luck to the Royal Ballet’s Liam Scarlett, Brian Maloney and ex Jette Parker Young Artist Pumeza Matshikiza for tomorrow’s South Bank Show Awards (25th January). Liam is nominated for his recent ballet Asphodel Meadows and Brian and Pumeza are up for the Times Breakthrough Award.
• Akram Khan’s Gnosis, Sadler’s Wells
• Asphodel Meadows, Royal Ballet, Liam Scarlett
• Hofesh Shechter’s Political Mother, Sadlers Wells
The Times Breakthrough Nominees:
• Comedy: Greg Davies
• Classical music: Nicholas Collon
• Dance: Brian Maloney
• Film: Clio Barnard
• Literature: Neel Mukherjee A Life Apart
• Opera: Pumeza Matshikiza
• Pop Music: Everything Everything
• Theatre: Andrew Scott
• TV Drama: Michelle Dockery
• Visual Art: Simon Fujiwara
If you can’t catch the awards live, but you love Liam, we have an audio treat for you. Listen to Liam Scarlett and fellow Royal Ballet dancers Kristen McNally and Sam Raine discuss contemporary choreography. They talk about what motivates them, how they work and their future plans. Listen here.