Open Auditions / ‘Goodnight Mister Tom’


The Adults
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
Policeman [London]
Nurse – young, sympathetic
Nursing Sister – strict, no-nonsense
Mr. Stelton – a psychiatrist
The Children
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
The Puppets
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.

About actioncommunitytheatre

Lively community theatre company in residence at The Terry O'Toole Theatre, North Hykeham, Lincolnshire. We stage three shows each year: a Christmas show or January pantomime, a family-theatre piece in Spring and a Comedy Drama or Murder Mystery every Autumn.
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