Roles are advertised on castingcallpro.
If you've been invited to audition, here's what you will be asked to do:
1.Bring along three copies of your CV and a headshot
2. Sing the song ‘Mad World’ - the backing track is above. [Tears for Fears version]
3. Deliver a comedic monologue of your choice
4. Deliver a piece of script for the character you are auditioning for - this will be provided for you.
5. Possibly try some script from other characters and do some movement work.
Character profiles are as follows
Frank 42-63 Male
Likeable father who is down on his luck since his wife died. A bumbling fellow who likes a drink and enjoys his football.
Paris 18-23 Female
A strong singer and dancer who supports Frank when it suits her.
Antwerp 18-23 Male
Frank's son. Well-meaning but dim.
Ulrika 25-45 Female
Studio Anchor who can fight her own battles, Strong singer and dancer
Mmbop 28-45 Male
Football pundit. A friendly and mysterious character who co-hosts the show with Uli. An athletic young man of Afro-Caribbean heritage
Boscombe 30-50 Male
A former non-league footballer who has become a coach with AC Milan.
He has a heart of gold and a fiery temper. "A big ugly bloke".
Also plays Fenton, a crude football fan
Penny 25-55 Female
An evil property developer with a tendency to speak in rhyming couplets.
Nell 25-50 Female
The queen of innuendo, the tavern wench. Bawdy and busty
Also plays Mrs Fenton
Renato 30-60 Male
A frustrated pop singer who has become a top referee.