production genre: Period Drama
region: Greater London | society: Theatre 62 (directory) | performance venue: Wickham Theatre Centre, West Wickham
production dates: 03 Dec 2018 - 08 Dec 2018
who can audition?:
24 Jul 2018 - 8pm
26 Jul 2018 - 8pm
Wickham Theatre Centre, West Wickham
Posing as amateur musicians, Professor Marcus and his ruthless gang of criminal misfits rent rooms in the lopsided house of sweet but strict Mrs Wilberforce. The villans plot to involve her, unwittingly, in Marcus' brilliantly conceived heist job. The police are left stumped but Mrs Wilberforce becomes wise to their ruse and Marcus concludes that there is only one way to keep the old lady quiet. With only her parrot, General Gordon, to help her, Mrs Wilberforce is alone with five desperate men.But who will be forced to face the music?
Mrs Louisa Wilberforce
Old lady.Sweet and unassuming.She has to interact with her parrot,General Gordon. Age 70+ but female of any age welcome to audition.
The leader of the group of would-be robbers.Devious yet dissarmingly charming.Age 40+ but again can be aged up.
A trypical army type,gone through Eton and Sandhurst "What what".Age 50+
Young "Spiv" and "Teddy boy" type.
Ex Boxer.Unfortuanately as his name suggests famous for not winning in the first round.Big guy though and still tough.
The most sinister of the gang with an air of menace and trusting no one.
Good old fashioned,solid,Bobby. Loves walking the beat and checking up on old ladies who'll offer him a cuppa.
Mrs Jane Tromleyton
A friend of Mrs Wilberforce.Loves Tea,Cake and gossip.Age 70 + but can be aged up.
Mrs Wilberforce's guests:5 females who attend the musical soiree hosted by Mrs Wilberforce who have non-scripted parts,but make plenty of noise.