Death at Dawn, was a major production commissioned by the Tynemouth World War One Commemoration Project, staged to mark the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of the war. The Cloud Nine premier production, in September 2014 was shortlisted for not one, not two, but three separate awards in The Journal Culture Awards. At the awards ceremony, actor Heather Carroll – who tackled three roles in the play – won the Newcomer of the Year award. Author Peter Mortimer was among a shortlist of three for Writer of the Year, and the play was also nominated in Performance of the Year category. Death at Dawn had already won British Theatre Guide’s regional award for Best Direction.