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Auditions – A Bunch of Amateurs

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Date(s) - 18/10/2017
7:30 pm

Poole And Parkstone Productions


Type of Event: Audition
Start Time: 19:00
Start Date: 1st November 2017
End Date: 1st November 2017
Add Other Dates and Times: Read through on 18th October at Poole Day Centre 7.30pm ahead of the audition date.
Group Name: Poole and Parkstone Productions
Name of the Event: A Bunch of Amateurs
Name of Venue: Poole Day Centre
City or Town: Poole
County: Dorset
Postcode: BH14 0JW
Region: South West
Country: United Kingdom
Description of Event: Audition Notice; A Bunch of Amateurs- by Ian Hislop and Nick Newman

Poole and Parkstone Players are thrilled to have secured the rights for ‘A Bunch of Amateurs’ by Ian Hislop and Nick Newman, the hilarious adaptation of the 2008 film of the same name.

Keen to boost his flagging career, fading Hollywood action hero Jefferson Steele arrives in England to play King Lear in Stratford – only to find that it is not the birthplace of the Bard, but a sleepy Suffolk village.

Instead of Kenneth Branagh and Dame Judi Dench, the cast are a Bunch of Amateurs trying to save their theatre from developers. Jefferson’s monstrous ego, vanity and insecurity are tested to the limit by the enthusiastic am-dram thespians.

As acting worlds collide and Jefferson’s career implodes, he discovers some truths about himself – along with his inner Lear!

There will be a play reading on Wednesday 18th October 7.30pm at Poole Day Centre, Commercial Road, Parkstone; auditions will be held on Wednesday 1st November 7.00 pm at same venue.

Please email membership [at] pandp [dot] org [dot] uk or visit for more information.

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