THE Northallerton drama group Allerton Players won several nominations and a comedy award for the third time at Saltburn Drama Festival.

Two plays were performed as part of the recent All England Theatre Festival – and can be seen again tomorrow at the Georgian Theatre Royal, in Richmond.

Sweet Caroline Sweet, directed by member Olwyn Richardson, was nominated for “best set”, “best actor”, “best supporting actor” and “best comedy moment”.

The Dreaming, directed by Katie Bowie, her directorial debut, was nominated for “best director”, and member Chris Donnelly won the “best comedy moment”, the third successive time the group has won this award.

New cast member Simon Gibson won “best actor”. The play was third overall in the festival.