Habeas Corpus Auditions

Tuesday 30th May

Auditions for our October production of 'Habeas Corpus' by Alan Bennett, directed by Jo Warrick, will take place on Tuesday 6th and Wednesday 7th June at 7.30pm.

The production will take place at Blackfriars Theatre Boston from Wednesday 18 October to Saturday 21 October inclusive.

Mismanaged lust - mistaken identity - dropped trousers...'Habeas Corpus' has all the ingredients of a classic farce, spiced with the warmth and humanity of Alan Bennett's razor-sharp wit. It originally starred Alec Guinness, Phyllida Law and Andrew Sachs.

Characters: (playing age in brackets)
Arthur Wicksteed, a General Practitioner (50s)
Muriel Wicksteed, his wife (50s)
Dennis Wicksteed, their son (20 to 30s)
Constance Wicksteed, the doctor's sister (35-40s)
Mrs Swabb, a cleaning lady (40+)
Canon Throbbing, a celibate (35-40s)
Lady Rumpers, a white settler (50s)
Felicity Rumpers, her daughter (20-30s)
Mr Shanks, a sales representative (30+)
Sir Percy Shorter, a leading light in the medical profession (40-50s)
Mr Purdue, a sick man (30+)

If you have any questions or can't make either audition date please contact Jo Warrick.

Audition pieces are available to download from this link: https://1drv.ms/f/s!AvJbJHq_aTsH5xb9kqPmgyoDRPvA