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Audition notice for our Christmas Production

6th to 9th December 2017

GOODNIGHT MR TOM

by DAVID WOOD adapted from the novel by MICHELLE MAGORIAN


One of the most uplifting stories ever written,

set during the dark and dangerous build-up to the Second World War.

CAST

TOM OAKLY – mid to late 60s, a loner.

WILLIAM BEECH -10, a deprived evacuee

ZACH -11, Jewish evacuee from a theatrical family

MRS BEECH – William’s mother, strict, prim, mentally disturbed

CARRIE & GINNIE – 11, twins, Carrie is academic, Ginnie is practical

GEORGE FLETCHER – 10, youngest son of Mrs Fletcher

MRS FLETCHER – Housewife and mother

MRS ANNIE HARTRIDGE – young village schoolteacher

DAVID HARTRIDGE – her husband, trainee RAF pilot

CHARLIE RUDDLES – ARP warden

DOCTOR LITTLE – the local doctor – could be male or female

MR SKELTON, a psychiatrist


In addition there are lots of lovely small parts – MR MILLER, proprietor of the local Post office,  MISS MILLER, his daughter, MISS THORNE, librarian, VICAR, young and enthusiastic, ARP Warden (London), POLICEMAN, HOSPITAL SISTER, NURSE, GLAD, warm-hearted Londoner, plus EVACUEES, VILLAGERS, LONDONERS, MEDICAL STAFF.

READTHROUGH – Thursday  31st August starting at 7.00pm (so as to include children)

AUDITIONS – Thursday 7th and Friday 8th September, starting at 7.00pm

Hope to see lots of you there.


RUTH PROCTOR – Director

LUCY DRIVER – Associate Director