Mid/late August 2018
Blackadder (at Pavilions Teignmouth) –
by Richard Curtis/Ben Elton
Directed by Amy Burton-Smith
Reading: Sunday 4th February 2018
Auditions: Wednesday 7th and Sunday 11th February 2018
Edmund - (m) sarcastic and dry character
George - (m) upper class twit with no common sense at all
Baldrick - (m) no brain at all and repulsive in every level
Melchett - (m) eccentric man in charge
Darling - (m) intelligent man who has a dislike for Blackadder. Ideally the actor in this role can mimic the eye twitch that Tim mcinnerny has in the series.
The following are episode specific so can be doubled.
Bob - (f) an eager young lady with a good singing voice.
Perkins - (m) camp prison guard
Corporal Jones - (m) loud and cheerful leader of the firing squad
The firing squad:
Private Robinson (m)
Private Fraser (m)
Private Tipplewick (m)
Clerk of the court (m) non speaking role
Field Marshal Haig - (m) no nonsense character. His word is final.
Voice (Offstage) - (m) needs a loud shout