Jan 2, 2020

Reading : People


A read through of the Bennett comedy.

Category: Audition Notices
Posted by: Brian

People by Alan Bennett – Vicky Fox Directing

Reading 23rd March
Casting 30th March
Show 20th May -6th June

A dilapidated stately home is on the brink of being acquired by the National Trust.
Can it be saved from the intrusion of 'people' by a sale of its treasures, or by being hired by a film company?
Bennett's imagination is given free rein in this funny and farcical comedy..

Casting details:

Dorothy Stacpoole

Late middle aged, imperious, upper class

Iris (companion)

Similar age. Poor relation, fun character

June Stacpoole

Sister, bossy, archdeacon

Bevan

Early middle age, insidious, wheeler dealer

Ralph Lumsden

NT representative, posh and glib

Theodore

Film director, former dancer

Bishop

Male, older and posh

Bruce

Grip

Les

Camera

Nigel

Asst director

Louise

Wardrobe

Brit

Latvian girl 20s

Colin

English,20s