Audition Notice

Neville’s Island

Directed by Sean Duxbury

Audition Date – Sunday 28 November 11 am at Chorley Little Theatre

Production Dates – Monday 28 February – Saturday 5 March

Four out-of-condition, middle-aged businessmen sent off on a team building exercise in the Lake District succeed in being the first people ever to get shipwrecked on an island on Derwentwater. Bound in fog, menaced by wildlife and cut off from the world, their pathetic attempts to get themselves rescued are hampered by their inability to cooperate as much as by their ineptitude in the Great Outdoors What should have been a bonding process for Gordon, Angus, Roy and Neville turns into a muddy, bloody fight for survival. Because when night settles in, strange things happen out in the wilds. And what took place on Neville's Island that foggy November weekend none of this particular middle-management team would ever forget

The four characters are:

Neville, whom the others have elected Captain and who has promptly proved his unfitness for the post by leading his team confidently in the wrong direction.

Gordon, the dour malcontent whose cruel sarcasm provides many of the play’s funniest one-liners

Angus, the somewhat dim-witted loser who appears to have bought up a camping shop’s entire stock for the trip.

Roy, a born-again Christian who has recently returned to work following a prolonged breakdown – and who is heading, in the play’s considerably darker second half, for a spectacular relapse.

In addition to the audition, I will be having a read-through of Act 1 on Tuesday the 23 November at the theatre starting at 8pm.  Do not worry if you cannot come to the read-through, this is simply a way of familiarizing yourself with the play before the audition.

If anyone has any problems attending the audition or has any questions please contact Sean Duxbury on 07976 111209 or use the contact form on this website.



Thanks to all who came to the Acting Auditions last weekend. Now it's the time for the dancers! It's a chance to appear in the town's biggest show of the year, take part in a parade through Chorley and help switch on the Christmas Lights. Plus, of course, have a great time in a fun show.

Sunday 26th September 2010 @ St Mary’s Club, Devonshire Road, Chorley
Sleeping Beauty Choreographed by
Anna McGarr and Rebecca Dickinson.

11am Registration – 11.30am Start (Aim to finish by 2:30pm)
Dancers aged 8years and over to form two groups:
Group one – age 8 – 12 years Group Two – Age 13 years and over.

Ballet training an advantage but not essential, big smile lots of energy, commitment and confidence would be a bonus.

Production dates – December 10th to 18th (not Mon 13th) Matinees 11th/12th/18th.
Christmas parade & lights switch-on: Thursday 25th Nov

Sleeping Beauty tickets go on sale on Monday 27th September
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