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Posted on: 22 January 2024

This audition process is now complete.

AUDITION NOTICE: THE DARLING BUDS OF MAY
A comedy by H.E. Bates
Audition date: Sunday, February 11, 2024 in 52 Up
Production dates: July 1-6, 2024
Dir. Mary Jones

ABOUT THE PLAY
Based on the hugely popular 1991 TV series of the same name (which starred David Jason, Pam Ferris, and Catherine Zeta Jones). There was also a 2021 remake, The Larkins, starring Bradley Walsh.
Your final chance to get involved with an LDS mainstage production this season. Something for all ages, with many roles adjustable, so come along and have a go!

CHARACTERS
POP LARKIN (M) and MA LARKIN (F) – they have a large family
MARIETTE (F) – 19 – Already cast
MONTGOMERY (M) – 17
PRIMROSE (F) – 13
PETUNIA (F) – 11
ZINNIA (F) – 11
VICTORIA (F) – 9
(Auditions for these younger children will be later in the season, but do register any interest)

MR CHARLTON (M) – AKA Charlie; a shy, earnest young man
MISS PILCHESTER (F) – A hearty, middle-aged spinster
PAULINE JACKSON (F) – A seductive young lady
ANGELA SNOW (F) – A sexy rival to her peers
THE BRIGADIER (M) – 40+, the Larkins’ neighbour
SIR GEORGE BLUFF-GORE (M) – 50+
LADY BLUFF-GORE (F) – 50+
TAX INSPECTOR – Any working age

Production dates: July 1-6, 2024 (rehearsals begin mid-May)
Director: Mary Jones
Contact info: adamary86@hotmail.com or 07814 510 059

Please get in touch to register interest for this amateur production or with any queries. Scripts are available in the theatre office now.

 

Click below to view the audition notices for this play:

The Darling Buds of May Audition Notice

 

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