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Priscilla, Queen of the Desert receives three London theatre award nominations at Hornchurch’s Queen’s Theatre

PUBLISHED: 17:00 14 May 2018

L-R: Mark Inscoe and Daniel Bailey in Priscilla, Queen of the Desert.

L-R: Mark Inscoe and Daniel Bailey in Priscilla, Queen of the Desert.

Mark Sepple

The regional professional premiere of a feel-good musical about three drag queens hoping to fulfil their dreams has received three London theatre award nominations.

Mark Inscoe, Josh Tye, Adam Gerber and Tom Self have been nominated for Off West End Theatre Awards for their participation in Priscilla, Queen of the Desert at the Queen's Theatre.Mark Inscoe, Josh Tye, Adam Gerber and Tom Self have been nominated for Off West End Theatre Awards for their participation in Priscilla, Queen of the Desert at the Queen's Theatre.

Assessors from the prestigious Off West End Theatre Awards (Offies) have nominated Mark Inscoe for Male Performance, Josh Tye for Male Performance in a Supporting Role and a joint Musical Director nomination for Adam Gerber and Tom Self.

Speaking about the theatre’s decision to produce the musical, Douglas Rintoul, artistic director at the Queen’s Theatre said: “Priscilla, Queen of the Desert is absolutely ripe for a new more intimate, stripped back, actor-musician midscale production.”

The Queen’s Theatre in Billet Lane is part of more than 80 participating venues across London and a final shortlist will come out early next year.

Priscilla, Queen of the Desert runs until Saturday, May 26, with a special dementia friendly performance on Thursday, May 24.

For tickets call 01708 443333.

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