AUDITIONS / Tuesday 27th February



snowflakesTonight’s audition for ‘James and the Giant Peach’ has been cancelled due to inclement weather and re-scheduled for Sunday 4th March 3.00pm ~ 5.00pm.

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Auditions: James and the Giant Peach

Summer Half-Term Production 2018

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Open Auditions for ‘James and the Giant Peach’ by Roald Dahl, adapted for the stage by David Wood.  New members very welcome!

Audition Date/s: Sunday 25th February 3.00pm & Tuesday 27th February 7.00pm

Age Guide: adults and young people 11 years+

Venue: The Terry O’Toole Theatre, Moor Lane, North Hykeham LN6 9AX

Production Dates: Friday 1st, Saturday 2nd June at Terry O’Toole Theatre and – weather permitting – Sunday 3rd June at Boultham Park.

You must be available to rehearse on Tuesday evenings and Sunday afternoons and for additional Tech. and Dress rehearsals w/c Monday 28th May to be considered for a role.

Find Out More: Call 01522 812382 or email


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Kindertransport by Diane Samuels

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A Bird in the Hand

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Well done to ACTion members who presented our street theatre-style mini Victorian melodrama at the Boultham Park Winter Fair and thank you to those who came along to support!

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Rehearsal Diary Autumn 2017


News just in from Whisby Natural World Centre: just the Saturday 11th November for Crackin’ Christmas launch, with performances of ‘A Bird in the Hand’ at 12.30pm & 1.30pm.

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Auditions: ‘Kindertransport’ by Diane Samuels

Open auditions for our February 2018 production will be held mid-October.

Details can be found on our ACTion Auditions page!

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Summer Diary

ACTion Members

All ACTion members and their families very welcome to our Summer Bring ‘n’ Share BBQ on Sunday 3rd September 2pm to 5pm at Mike & Delphine’s house.

Hop over to our Facebook page and the Events tab, or check your emails and reply, to let us know if you’re coming along!

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‘Goodnight Mister Tom’

Tickets are now ON SALE for our Summer half-term, family theatre production ‘Goodnight Mister Tom’ by David Wood, adapted from the story by Michelle Magorian.

Show Dates:  Friday 2nd June 7.00pm & Saturday 3rd June at 2.30pm & 7.00pm

The Terry O’Toole Theatre, North Hykeham, Lincolnshire

BOX OFFICE: 01522 883311

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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.

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