Auditions happening: Saturday 14 December 2019
Show season: 21 March to 4 April 2020.
Directed by Lorna Ashton.
A play by David Wood based on the story by Roald Dahl. The play starts at Sophie’s birthday party when the surprise entertainers do not turn up. Sophie and her family and friends decide that to perform The BFG, her favourite book, will be the entertainment. Sit back and enjoy this exciting production with all the best bits of the book on show. A play for all the family
AUDITIONS WILL BE HELD ON 14 DECEMBER 2019 AT RIVERLEA THEATRE.
PLEASE CALL ANN ON 021 472 667 FOR AN AUDITION TIME.
Ages are an indication only. The Director is open minded and will select the best person for the task.
|Dad, also The BFG||Adult||Enormous role|
|Mum, also The Queen||Adult||Largish role|
|Guy, Fleshlumpeater||14+||Large role|
|Daniel, (Sophie's friend), Head of Army||14+||Large role|
|Sam (Sophie’s friend), Head of Airforce||14+||Large role|
|Katherine (Sophie’s friend), Mary||10 to 14||Middling|
|Rebecca (Sophie’s friend), Undermaid||10 to 14||Middling|
|Sophie's friend Blood Bottler||11+||Middling|
|Sophie's friend Child Chewer||11+||Middling|
|Sophie’s friend Flesh Lump Eater||11+||Middling|
|Sophie’s friend Gizzard Gulper||11+||Middling|
|Sophie’s friend Bonecrusher||11+||Middling|
|Miss Plumbridge, also Queen of Sweden||Adult||(Dancer)|
|Headmaster and Mr Tibbs||Adult||Could be SM|
|Mr Simpkins||Adult||Backstage person|
All cast are used to move set and make some scene changes.
There will be some dancing and although this is not a wordy script, there is a lot of action.
All children when not acting out their part are part of the party and watching the action taking place.