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Michael Players guardians of Manx dialect manuscripts

Group awarded RBV award for 2017

The Michael Players have safeguarded community traditions and inspired generations - so says the chair of Culture Vannin, Chris Thomas.

The community-based drama group was recognised for over 60 years of cultural contributions through the award of the Reih Bleaney Vanannan 2017, or Mananan's Choice of the Year.

An annual award from Culture Vannin, it's given to an individual or group who has made the greatest contribution to the Island’s cultural heritage

Mr Thomas praised the Players for presenting, preserving and promoting Manx dialect theatre. 

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