2007 Winner (in the UK) of 'Acid Theatre's 'Freedom of Speech Monologue Competition'     ( for  'Putting the Fun Back Into School Shootings' )

First Place winner, Wisconsin State AACTFest, 1999, USA ( for 'Dogs of the Blue Gods').

FNB-Vita Award nomination for ‘Playwright of the Year.’ South Africa, 1994 ( for 'The Accidental Antichrist').

Special FNB-Vita Award for ‘Most Outstanding New Production. 1994 (for 'The Accidental Antichrist').

Pick of the Fringe Award Grahamstown Arts Festival. South Africa, 1993 ( for 'The Sugar Plum Fairy').

‘CNA Literary Awards,’ Debut section nomination, 1994     ( for Penguin Books, autobiography 'My Own Private Orchestra')

Winner of the Amstel Playwright of the Year Award. South Africa, 1992 ( for 'Heart Like a Stomach').

Amstel Playwright of the Year nomination. South Africa, 1991 (for 'Butterfly Jam').

Pick of the Fringe Award Grahamstown Arts Festival. South Africa, 1991 ( for 'The Gospel According to the Mafia').

Tonight AA Life Vita Award for Comedy. South Africa, 1990. ( for 'Dogs of the Blue Gods').

Amstel Playwright of the Year nomination. South Africa, 1989 ( for 'Blitzbreeker & the Chicken from Hell').

Amstel Playwright of the Year nomination. South Africa, 1989 ( for 'Charles Manson').

Pick of the Fringe Award Grahamstown Arts Festival, South Africa, 1990 ( for 'Blitzbreeker & the Chicken from Hell').