Cousin Rachel by
Diana Morgan - Adapted from the novel by Daphne du Maurier
Sunday 5th November 2017 - 10 am to
Production Dates Monday 16th to Saturday 21st April 2018
Philip Ashley travels to Italy to find his cousin Ambrose
has died suddenly and Rachel, Ambrose's wife, has gone.
Philip returns to England convinced Rachel was responsible
for Ambrose's death, hoping to inherit his possessions.
When Rachel arrives in England Philip falls in love with
her. One small event after another causes a kind of see-saw
of belief and disbelief. Is Rachel a scheming murderess
or a grossly maligned woman?
Rachel Ashley - part Italian heritage, mysterious
and beautiful in her 30s
Philip Ashley - 24 - sensitive - the image of Rachel's
Nicholas Kendall - Godfather to Philip Ashley -
50s and confident
Louise Kendall - daughter to Nicholas - 18 years
old - pretty
Antonio Rainaldi - 40s - Italian - dark and good
Seecombe - eldery steward to the Ashley family
James - young boy - Seecombe's 'apprentice'
Scripts are available
from Gill Bowser (01926 855175, 07715 631317, email@example.com)
Midsummer Night's Dream
Sunday 19h November 10.30 am to 3.00
Shakespeare's wonderful comedy will close our season for
the summer in June 2018.
As this will be a long day, the director,
Chris Carpenter (firstname.lastname@example.org tel:01926856282)
would appreciate expressions of interest in advance of
the audition, along with details of timings which suit
you best and parts in which you are interested This is
to try to avoid keeping you hanging around at the audition
unnecessarily. You are most welcome to work on speeches
from the play in advance and perform them at the audition
but this is not essential.
There will be a couple of Sunday Workshops before the
play goes into full rehearsal, doubling of parts* as deemed
desirable, or necessary, and there will be opportunities
for some cross sex casting. The director's aim is to be
as flexible and all-inclusive as possible in casting.
Theseus* - Duke of Athens
Hippolyta* - Queen of the Amazons
Egeus - Father to Hermia
The Lovers: Lysander, Hermia, Demetrius, Helena
(The lovers will need to be physically fit!)
Philostrate - Master of the Revels
The Mechanicals: Quince - a carpenter; Flute
- a bellows mender; Snug - a joiner; Snout
- a tinker; Starveling - a tailor; Bottom
- a weaver
The Fairies: Oberon*- King of the Fairies; TItania*
- Queen of the Fairies; Puck - Oberon's Hench-fairy;
Peaseblossom,. Cobweb, Mustardseed,. Moth, and
Please feel free to contact the director if you have any
questions or need more information, or to borrow a script..