Star Fireworks was crowned 'Champion of Champions' at the British Firework Champions on Plymouth Hoe on Wednesday night.
The Berkshire company beat Pendragon Fireworks into second place and Selstar came third.
Six companies entered this year's two-day spectacular spread over Tuesday and Wednesday evenings.
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