Pepperdine Scotland's Interference wins first Bobby Award at EdFringe 2016

Our exclusive Bobby Award has found its first EdFringe home, in the hands on Pepperdine Scotland for their 5-star show Interference at C venues.

Broadway Baby Editor Henry St Leger handed over the Bobby to the cast immediately following their performance on 12th August. This is hot on the heels of a Fringe First win for the company on the same day. 

Broadway Baby reviews more shows at the Fringe than anyone else, and we have a large crop of outstanding five-star shows. The Bobby is there to recognise the best-of-the-best, and Interference was a unanimous victor amongst our judging panel of senior editors.

There are no set number of Bobby Awards, but a typical year will only see four or five trophies handed over.

The Bobby is modelled on the iconic Greyfriar's Bobby, and stands for 'Best on Broadway Baby'.

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