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All Company of Ten auditions are open, which means everyone is free to turn up and be considered, irrespective of previous experience.

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Details of auditions will be posted below as they become available.

The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett, adapted for the stage by Neil Duffield

Director Katherine Barry writes:

This classic children’s story was last seen at the Abbey Theatre in 2004. The performances dates are: 12, 13, 17-20, 22, 23, 27-30 December. Saturdays and Sundays and Bank Holiday Monday at 2.30pm; all other days at 7.30pm.

I will be holding auditions on Thursday 1 October by Zoom at 8.00pm; and on Sunday 4 October at 11.00am and  Monday 5 at 8pm at the theatre in the Studio. Please contact me if you are interested: you will need to book a time slot for auditions.

Cast requirements are as follows:

Mary Lennox – a young girl brought up in India but sent to live with her uncle in Yorkshire after an outbreak of cholera

Martha – a young maid

Mrs Medlock – housekeeper to Mr Craven

Dickon – Martha’s younger brother

Colin – Mr Craven’s invalid son

Ben Weatherstaff – a gardener

Mr Craven – Mary’s uncle

Mr Craven and Ben Weatherstaff will be doubled so I need a cast of 6. The playing age for Mary should be 11–13-ish but I will cast Mary, Dickon and Colin from those aged 16 and over (who have done their GCSEs) to avoid the need for chaperones backstage. Martha could be 20s/30s as long as she looks younger and Mr Craven/Ben and Mrs Medlock 40+.

I look forward to seeing you at the auditions.

Katherine Barry

kabarry@btopenworld.com