OffFest: 2022 for 2023

2022 – announced 2023

Nominations for 2022 are listed below – the finalists are in blue and winners are in red – these were announced:

    • at the end of the festival or
    • at the Offies Awards Ceremony 2023 held on 12 February 2023.

The assessment process varies depending on the nature of the festival – it may be via a team of existing online reviewers and bloggers or it can be via peer reviewers.

  • Festivals covered in 2022 are listed below:
    • Voila! Europe (November)
    • Edinburgh Fringe (August)
    • Camden Fringe (August)
    • Greater Manchester Fringe (July)
    • Brighton Fringe (May-June)

VOILA! EUROPE (3-13 November)

Nominations are as follows – the winner is noted in red:

999 / Chance of the Hunter

Enos / Donald Craigie

Let Go Home / son. theatre

On the 20th of November / Theatro Gíria

Pourquoi les vieux, qui n’ont rien à faire, traversent-ils au feu rouge? / In Itinere Collectif

This Is Why We Live / Open Heart Surgery Theatre


Nominations are as follows – the winner is noted in red:

9 Circles / Assembly Festival George Square

Age is a Feeling / Summerhall

Bette Midler and Me / Space at Symposium Hall

Brown Boys Swim / Pleasance Dome

Drag Queens vs Zombies / Gilded Balloon Patter Hoose

Earwig / Assembly Rooms

Eulogy / Summerhall

Fantastically Great Women Who Changed The World / Pleasance Courtyard

Feeling afraid as if something terrible is about to happen / Roundabout / Summerhall

For Queen and Country / Drill Hall

Head / Lining / Space at Symposium Hall

Heroin to Hero  / The Army

Love Them To Death  / Underbelly

Mary, Chris, Mars / Summerhall

Ode To Joy (How Gordon got to go to the nasty pig party)  / Summerhall

Olive Tree, The / Space at Surgeons Hall

Please, Feel Free To Share / Pleasance Courtyard

Psychodrama / Traverse

Rob Madge: My Son’s A Queer But What Can You Do? / Underbelly, George Square

SAP / Roundabout / Summerhall

Soho Boy / Space at Symposium Hall

Something in the Water / Summerhall

Starship Improvise / Pleasance Dome

You’re Dead, Mate / Space at Surgeons Hall


Nominations are as follows – the winner is noted in red:

All This Must Pass  / Lion & Unicorn

Colloquium / Hen & Chickens

Dog / Actor / Etcetera Theatre

Dreamworld / Camden People’s Theatre

I Heart Michael Ball / Etcetera Theatre

Moral Panic / Etcetera Theatre

Rob Or Rose / Lion and Unicorn

The Midnight Snack / Lion and Unicorn

The Party / Hope Theatre

Wasteman / Etcetera Theatre

Wolf / Cockpit Theatre


Nominations are as follows – the winner is noted in red:

A Midsummer Night’s Dream – International Anthony Burgess Foundation

Garry Starr: Greece Lightning – Kings Arms Theatre

The Coffee Shop Musical – Foundation NQ

The Crisp Review – Kings Arms Theatre

The Day the World Came to HuddersfieldKings Arms Theatre

Totally Trucked – Peer Hat

We Need to Talk… a Jazz Cabaret – International Anthony Burgess Foundation

After Shark – Online

Alice – The Empty Space

Earwig – The Empty Space

Not Being Mean – Salford Arts Theatre

Much Ado About Nothing – Victoria Baths

Not Drunk But Disorderly – The Empty Space

On Me – Seven Oaks Pub

Roll the Dice  – Kings Arms Theatre

Waitin for Robbo – Chapeltown Picture House


The finalists for the Brighton Fringe 2022 are as follows – the winner is noted in red:

Lachlan Werner: Voices of Evil – The Rotunda Theatre

No-One – The Rotunda Theatre

WINNER: Underdogs – Rialto Theatre

Vermin – Laughing Horse @ The Walrus

The winner was announced on the evening of Sunday 5 June 2022.