Lloyd George Knew My Father – Auditions
A comedy by William Douglas Home, directed by Maggie Kirk. Playing Dates 9th to 13th April, with a Charity Gala on 8th April.
When Lady Boothroyd hears that the authorities are determined to drive a road through her grounds, she announces her intention to kill herself the moment the bulldozers start on their shameful work. At first disbelieving, the family at length realizes to their horror that this is no joke. As the hour strikes and the bulldozers’ roar is heard, the old General enters in regimental regalia, while his old ex-army servant sounds the “Last Post”. Then as the whole family stands stricken, the door opens…
Cast: General Sir William Boothroyd – 70 is, an eccentric, deaf, absentminded aristocrat; Lady Sheila Boothroyd – 70 ish, his forthright & determined wife; Hubert Boothroyd, Tory M.P. – their son, 40/45; Maude Boothroyd – Hubert’s wife, 40/45; Sally Boothroyd – daughter to Hubert & Maud, sprightly, 20s; Simon Green – Sally’s boyfriend, Journalist 20/30; Rev. Trevor Simmonds – a timorous vicar, 30/40; Robertson – 70 ish, ex-batman & now butler to Sir William.
All auditions are in the theatre lounge (times as shown). They are open to anyone, but if you become involved in a play you will need to become a drama society member.
For more information, or to borrow a script prior to the auditions please contact Maggie Kirk, The Director, on 01858 433578, mob: 07968 168066, email: firstname.lastname@example.org .