The BFG emailAuditions 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.

Character Age  Role Size 
Sohpie 10  Enormous role
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.