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COUNTDOWN to CHRISTMAS

BCP are delighted to announce OPEN AUDITIONS for their 2017/2018 Season Opening production of Alan Ayckbourn’s Season’s Greetings. 
 
This black, often farcical comedy, follows a dysfunctional family for a period of four days over the Christmas festivities.  Petty (and not so petty) squabbles abound.  Christmas presents are rifled.  Mechanical toys are set off.  Hilarious highlights include a drunken game of snakes and ladders, a chaotically incompetent puppet show and a midnight love scene!
 
There is ample opportunity for actors to create and develop good characterisations and stereotypical traits.  
 
Roles available:
Neville - easy going, runs his own business (30s-40s)
Belinda - Neville’s attractive wife (30s-40s)
Phyllis - Neville’s (usually slightly drunk!) sister (40s-50s)
Harvey - Neville’s uncle, retired security worker, military background (60s-70s)
Bernard - married to Phyllis, ineffectual doctor, little sense of humour (40s-50s)
Rachel - Belinda’s older sister, anxious, unconventional in dress
Eddie - Neville’s friend, less successful in business, lazy (30s-40s)
Pattie - married to Eddie, heavily pregnant (30s-40s)
Clive - writer, shy, Rachel’s boyfriend (30s-40s)
 
Auditions will be held on Thursday 13 July at The Mill Arts Centre, Banbury, 7.30pm.  The auditions will include a warm up session, some improvisation work, and some set pieces from the script.  For further details, contact Director Trish Thompson on 01608 737235 or 07496146151 or by email to i.thompson901@btinternet.com.
 
Production dates are 8-11 November 2018 at The Mill Arts Centre.  You will need to be available from Sunday 5 November for Technical and Dress Rehearsals. 
 
You do not need to be a member to audition but will be required to join if cast.  Click for further details on BCP membership.
 
If you are interested in auditioning but are unable to make the above date, please get in touch



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