Two plays are currently being considered for the
autumn production and possible casting is being considered following
a reading/audition on 25th March.
by Charlotte Jones
not well in the Humble hive. Felix Humble is a Cambridge
astro-physicist in search of a unified field theory. Following the
sudden death of his father, Felix returns to his middle England home
and his difficult and demanding mother, where he soon realises that
his search for unity must include his own chaotic home life.
A comedy about broken vows, failed hopes and the joys of
This multi award-winning play was described by
the Sunday Times as 'Sad, very sad; funny, very very funny .... this
is seriously wonderful play.
'Rich, original, intelligent,
funny and touching. I can't recommend this lovely play too highly.'
Characters (playing age):
Felix Humble -
Mercy Lott - 60s/70s
Flora Humble - 50s/60s
George Pye - 50s/60s
Rosie Pye - late 20s/early 30s
by Ronald Harwood
The Dresser tells the story of an
aging actor's personal assistant, who struggles to keep his charge's
life together. Originally staged in 1980, it has recently enjoyed a
revival in the West End.
'The Dresser' .... is a wonderfully
affectionate and intelligent play about the theatre. It captures not
only the equivocal relationship between star and dresser, it also
conveys the bitchiness, the sentiment, the anecdotage, plus the
feeling that the backstage world is itself a little kingdom, a tatty
Camelot worshipping a prop Holy Grail.' Michael Billington, The
Characters: (playing age)
Norman - 50s/60s
Sir - 60s/70s
Her Ladyship - 50s/60s
Irene - 30s
Geoffrey Thornton - 60s/70s
November production will be chosen from the above plays, according
to availability of actors.
Tour dates will run from 8th to
24th November, with between 6 and 8 performances.
If you are
interested in any supporting role for this production (backstage,
front of house, promotion etc), or are unable to attend on 25th
March and would like to audition, please email
firstname.lastname@example.org, who will pass your details on to the
director, Stuart Waterworth.