Piers Nicholson Award

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The Piers Nicholson Award was instituted in 1969 by the parents of the late Piers Nicholson, a promising young actor with PACOFS who was killed in a car accident .

The Piers Nicholson Award is awarded to a Free Stater who contributes continuously in the field of drama/theatre over a period of time. Experience is therefore a requirement.

Previous winners were Gerrit Geertsema, James Borthwick, Ernst Eloff, Anton Welman, Pierre Knoesen, Nico Luwes among others. The last known recipient was Dr Nathan Bagarette in 2003.


The Citizen, 13 October 1969.

Express, 14 November 2003.

Volksblad, 8 December 2003.

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