NEWS: ‘Shafted’ Auditions…

After the fryers have cooled and you’ve enjoyed your portion of ‘FISH & CHIPS’ we are searching for actors to join us for our next project ‘Shafted’ exploring the effect that the 1984/85 miners’ strike had on a mining family in south Derbyshire.and its repercussions.

PAUL GREATOREX: early to mid-20s a miner on strike; LINDA GREATOREX early 20s his wife; JACK GREATOREX late 40s Paul’s father a colliery deputy; SYLVIA GREATOREX mid 40s Paul’s mother; ERIC ARMSTRONG early 20s on strike with Paul and a member of the colliery band; IRVINE BEARDSMORE mid 30s a militant with a heart who becomes jaded with the fight; DANNY CRAVEN an ambitious young police officer who was at school with Paul, Linda and Eric; “HONKY-TONK” BARRY a member of the gay community supporting the miners in whatever way they can.


Email on or call on 078756248562 / 07886017913 before 16th February and a script will be emailed out to you.

The show is initially scheduled to go on at the Strutts Centre, Belper on 3rd and 4th June. Rehearsals will be Monday and Wednesday at Strutts school – 7:30PM

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