Billeting Officer – efficient, no-nonsense
Tom Oakley [Mister Tom] – late 50s to late 60s, reclusive
Charlies Ruddles – ARP Warden
Mrs. Fletcher – Housewife, mother to George [And others]
Doctor Little – Caring, practical M or F
Mrs. Annie Hartridge – Village School Mistress, young, kindly
David Hartridge – Annie’s Husband, trainee RAF Pilot
Miss Thorne – Librarian and Amateur Dramatics enthusiast
Mr. [Or Mrs.] Miller – owner of village Post Office
Miss [Or Mr.] Miller – helps-out in the Post Office
Mrs. Beech – William’s mother, strict, religious, has mental health issues
Ticket Collector [London]
ARP Warden [London]
Glad – warm-hearted Londoner
Nurse – young, sympathetic
Nursing Sister – strict, no-nonsense
Mr. Stelton – a psychiatrist
William Beech – maltreated London evacuee, 10 years old
George Fletcher – youngest son of Mrs. Fletcher
Carrie Twins F – 10 years old, could be played by older teens
Ginnie Twins F – 10 years old, could be played by older teens
Zach – Evacuee, Jewish, 11 years old, very theatrical
Playing evacuees, Londoners, villagers, hospital staff
Sammy – Mister Tom’s Collie Dog
The roles of Tom Oakley, William and Zach will not be doubled, but as some of the characters are small cameos, there is scope to double roles.
Other than Tom, William and Zach, all actors will also play ensemble.
ACTion is delighted to have secured the just-released, amateur rights to the stage adaptation of Michelle Magorian’s heart-warming story ‘ Goodnight Mister Tom’ by acclaimed playwright, David Wood [‘The National Children’s Dramatist‘ The Times].
Go to our ACTion Auditions page to find out how you can get involved!
With regret, due to the decision of the Director to walk away from this production, we have had to cancel our autumn comedy-drama production.
If you are one of the 100+ people who have pre-booked tickets for the show, we offer our sincere apologies and ask that you contact the Terry O’Toole Theatre box office on 01522 883311 for a full refund.
Always wanted to perform or get involved behind-the-scenes?
ACTion extend a very warm welcome to you to come along and discover community theatre at our ‘taster’ afternoon workshop!
Come along and have fun as you sing a little, dance a little and act a little and then join our friendly members in the greenroom afterwards for one of our lovely ACTion High Teas!
No previous experience required!
Please wear relaxed, comfy clothing and footwear you can move in.
Age Guide: 11 years+
This event is funded through a grant from Voluntary Arts and is FREE, but places are limited, so please book your place by calling the Box Office 01522 883311 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
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Wishing everyone who has supported ACTion Community Theatre in our 5th Anniversary year compliments of the season and every good wish for a Happy New Year! We were delighted to completely sell out all four performances of ‘A Christmas Carol’ and look forward to welcoming you to our productions in 2016.
Join us at The Terry O’Toole Theatre, North Hykeham, for a heart-warming, festive staging of Dickens’ classic Christmas ghost story!
Thursday 17th ~ Saturday 19th December 7.00pm
Saturday matinee at 2.30pm
BOX OFFICE: 01522 883311
Just as soon as the summer hols are over, we will be auditioning for our festive December production ‘A Christmas Carol’! Why not come along and try-out for a part, or get involved behind-the-scenes with set , props or costume design/making?
New members very welcome!
Age guide: adults and young people aged 11 years+