We are delighted to announce that we will be collaborating with a local radio station to create dramatic radio-plays of some of our existing scripts and also a few new ones, over the coming months.
We are openly casting for this, and would love to hear from experienced, reliable actors who would like to join in with these projects.
Plays under discussion, include our 2014 script of Les Miserables, as well as various other pieces.
This will be ongoing, we get one recorded and in, then another, and so on. They will be broadcast in regular half hour slots.
Recording, depending on time and ambience needed, will either be at SDP (the community centre), location for outdoors, or at the radio station studio in Paignton,times to be discussed and to be arranged for when everyone in a particular radio play cast can attend together.
Expect anything up to three or four recording sessions per month . There may also be opportunity for other skits and ideas which are currently being thought about.
Clips as soon as broadcast can be used for actors voice reels.
Open to existing SDPers and prospective SDPers. Non-disclosure and actors agreements will apply.
To get involved, please drop us a line, we will respond with the Facebook group link where we will be co-coordinating shows.
We are delighted to announce the castings for Jack The Ripper. We still have some roles to cast, so please get in touch by Saturday evening, if you would like to audition (we will be holding readings for these roles at 12 on Sunday, and then a full cast script reading from 1pm. For new cast members the rehearsal venue is the same as the auditions. If you would like to audition for one of the outstanding roles, please drop us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org as soon as possible.
Ed Stewart - Abberline
Julie Sharp - Martha Tabram & Diemschutz (feminised)
Mason Castree - Dr Llewellyn, and John Pizer
Kerrie Mifsud - Nurse 2, and Thomas Bowyer (feminised to Mrs Bowyer) Kerrie please note that Hutchinson on page 107 is now Mrs Bowyer as well)
Megan Tarrant - Mary Jane Kelly
Emma Hackett - Catherine Eddowes
Erika - Charles Cross and Artist.
Hayley Rushton - Elizabeth Stride
Seamus Mackinnon - Edmund Reid
Steve Stapleton - George Lusk
Josef McKinven- Barratt
Jem Snow - Polly
Carisse Norcott - Annie Chapman , Kirsty
Hannah Cummings - Waldron
Rich Sandford - John Kelly
Laura Jay - Nelly Holland, Nurse 1
Live music in the Ten Bells will be played by Sharon Hubbocks.
- Robert Paul scene on page 40/41 is cut,
- Kerrie and Megan please note that Hutchinson on page 107 is now Mrs Bowyer as well)
- The soliciting scene with Charles (now Charlie) Cross and Mary Kelly on 65-66 is now cut: the girls will now come in, order from Waldron and go and sit down.
- Nelly Holland and Eliza are now combined.
We still need to cast (some of the roles could be combined down)
William Gull (Freemason and well to do expert in medicine)
Henry/ Harry Turner -local pedlar, cheerful, slightly cynical and very practical.
John Reeves - Local workman (could be female if we cut from the freemasons scene and page 81, or we could combine with Carl or Kenneth)
Adam – client of the whores.
PC Watkins - local policeman, gaining his confidence, but not afraid to take on new challenges
Carl - soldier from the local barracks
Kenneth – soldier from the local barracks
Susie - Waldrons serving girl at the Ten Bells, younger and saucy, but tough
Updated by our secretary, Laura
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