Czech acting prizes for 2016 handed out

Czech acting prizes were handed out during the annual Thalie awards on Saturday night. Actress Alena Vránová was given a lifetime award for her contribution to theatre. The 2016 awards were given to Hana Tomáš Briešt’anka for the role in Petrol Lamps at Brno’s National Theatre and Milan Kňažko in Shylock at the Na Jezerce Theatre in Prague. Ballet soloist Yui Kyotani from the Olomouc Theatre won the prize in her category.

Author: Chris Johnstone