Drama production and theatre workers have won four prestigious national awards for Queen's Theatre.

The Hornchurch theatre snapped up four of the nine titles it was nominated for at the 14th annual Off West End awards, held at Woolwich Works music venue at the Royal Arsenal.

The awards were for Best Facilities, Most Comfortable, Online Info and Booking and Social Media Activities.

They were presented to the theatre’s customer services boss Peter Thorne, marketing head Sarah Soliman, box office manager Julia Jones and chief executive Mathew Russell.

The Hornchurch production venue was also nominated for Best Panto for last year’s Dick Whittington, while artistic director Lotte Wakeham was nominated for Best Director for the The Book of Will co-production with the Octagon Theatre in Bolton.

The evening included a song from Queen’s last panto by musical director Tom Self, who wrote the original music and lyrics for Dick Whittington.