DRAMATIC Societies from Trafford walked away from the National Operatic and Dramatic Association (NODA) awards ceremony.

Altrincham Garrick Theatre won six including Best Drama for their production of an Inspector Calls.

Anthony Morris who played Adam in Enlightenment and Beverley Stuart-Cole who was Lea in the same play received, respectively, the award for Best Actor and Actress in a Drama.

Erika Pickard, Mary Tilford in The Children’s |Hour, won the Best Female Youth Performance in an Adult Production in The Children’s Hour.

Other Garrick winners were Ros Greenwood for playing Helen Kroger in Pack of Lies winning her Best Supporting Female in a Drama. Vicki Stott was chosen as Best Supporting Female in a Musical. She played Miss Berta in Acorn Antiques.

Sale Nomads panto, Jack and the Beanstalk won two accolades. The Best Female Comedy Performance went to Laura Floyd who was Freckles and the back stage staff took the Best Staging award.

Urmston Juniors clinched the Best Choreographer prize for a Youth Production. Another trophy went to Emma Harris for her work on Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat.

The Unsung Hero prize went to David Holstein from the Canterbury Players.