Auditions for Dick Whittington – Revised Dates

Audition, Pantomime

06 September 2022 to 21 September 2022

Tuesday 6th September 7pm or Saturday 17th September 5pm or Wednesday 21st September 7pm

Admission: Free

We have a script Dick Whittington by Nigel Haynes and Adrienne Power, and a venue at The British Home with performance dates provisionally agreed for 19th to 21st January 2023 (subject to any more pandemics!).
Now we are holding auditions for the main roles (see below) and issuing an open invite for chorus and backstage help. If you’d like to audition for a main part, or take part in a lesser role, please come along to one of the auditions.
  • Tuesday 6th September 7pm
  • POSTPONED Sunday 11th September 3pm
  • POSTPONED Monday 12th September 7pm
  • NEW DATE Saturday 17th September 5pm
  • NEW DATE Wednesday 21st September 7pm

It’s free to audition and you don’t need to be a member, though you will have to be a member to take part in the production. Subs are only £10 per year. Rehearsals will start in the week beginning 26th September, initially two evenings per week. Later there will be weekend rehearsals.

PS we are also being videoed for a documentary!

Characters (in order of appearance) Characteristics
Rita, the Cat Lady Mystical fortune-teller/batty cat lady
Dick Simple country lad with dreams of a better life
Idle Jack Dopey lazy bloke who works in Shillingland
Sarah Traditional Dame. Cook
Alderman Fitzwarren  (AF) Kind hearted businessman and shopkeeper. Father of Alice
Alice Fitzwarren Beautiful daughter who works in AF’s shop. Brains of the outfit
Tommy Big cat. Cuddly but undeniably large.
King Rat Baddy wide-boy East End Gangster type
Syd Rat Sharp barrow boy type. Syd is 2IC rat, smarter than KR.
Rat Pack
(Spike, Squeak, Spud & Smiffy)
Part of the gang. Squeak is a girly rat.
Captain Captain of the ship to Morocco
Betty King Rat’s cousin. A resident of Morocco
Sultana Sultana of Morocco
Vizier Officious Moroccan Head of Guards
Princess Very idle and very much a princess
Lord Chancellor/Archbishop of Canterbury Cameo Role