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Ayckbourn read-through and auditions 
Tuesday 16th October 2018

We'd like to announce the read-through and auditions for our Spring 2019 production Round and Round the Garden from "The Norman Conquests" by Alan Ayckbourn.

The Norman Conquests is a trilogy of plays written in 1973 by Alan Ayckbourn. Each of the plays depicts the same six characters over the same weekend in a different part of a house. Table Manners is set in the dining room, Living Together in the living room, and Round and Round the Garden set in the garden.

In Annie's garden on a weekend she is supposed to go off for a secret tryst with her brother-in-law, Norman. Annie's gotten tired of waiting for dim veterinarian neighbor, Tom, to sweep her off her feet. Her brother Reg and wife Sarah arrive to care for Annie and Reg's mum, so Annie can leave. Norman shows up, hiding in the bushes, and before he can signal Annie, he's spotted and has to pretend he's come to visit. Tom pops round for food, and Norman's wife, the cool and tough Ruth, comes to visit mum. In the garden, Norman tries to spirit Annie away, Reg and Tom speculate on who Norman's got as his "bit on the side," and Ruth sunbathes. Will peace ever return to the garden?


Characters

Norman Dewers (20s-40s)

Ruth Dewers (20s-40s)

Reg (20s-40s)

Sarah (20s-40s)

Annie (20s-40s)

Tom (20s-40s)

Those wishing to audition on Thursday 8th Nov are also required to attend the read-through on Wednesday 7th Nov.

Readthrough will take place at Clarence Road Baptist Church Hall at 7.45 pm on Wednesday 7th November with auditions on Thursday 8th November also at the same venue.

Production Dates: 19th - 23rd March 2019.
Director Graham Smerdon

click on the link below to download an audition pack

Audition Pack
 
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