Harbour Theatre Auditions

THE VICAR OF DIBLEY


A stage play by Ian Gower and Paul Carpenter.
Adapted from the original TV series by Richard Curtis and Paul Mayhew-Archer.
With kind permission of Tiger Aspect Productions.
Directed by Jarrod Buttery.

Season: August 30 - September 8, 2024
Performance Venue: Hamilton Hill Memorial Hall, Carrington Street, Hamilton Hill
(temporary venue whilst Camelot is being repaired)


AUDITIONS:
Saturday May 25th afternoon
and
Monday May 27th evening
Venue: Alf Adams Pavilion, Solomon Street, Mosman Park.
Intended Rehearsal Schedule - Monday & Wednesday evenings & Saturday afternoons.


CHARACTERS:
(all ages are stage ages)

Geraldine Granger: The newly-appointed vicar for the village of Dibley. Approx. 30-50 yrs. Enthusiastic, intelligent, empathetic.

Alice Tinker: The verger for the parish of Dibley. Approx. 20-40 yrs. Perhaps politely described as not the sharpest pencil in the box. In love with Hugo.

David Horton: District Councillor for Dibley. Approx. 40-60 yrs (will depend a bit on Hugo). Has had his way for decades and is unaccustomed to opposition.

Hugo Horton: David's son. Approx 20-40 yrs (will depend a bit on David). Loveable but scatterbrained. In love with Alice.

Frank Pickle: Taker of the mnutes. Approx 50-70 yrs. Pedantic. Not Alice's father.

Jim Trott: No, no, no, no, no, no, yes. Approx 50-70yrs. Knows the secret for a successful marriage.

Owen Newitt: Farmer. Approx. 40-60 yrs. Earthy and smells like it. No filter.

Mrs Cropley: Church organist. Approx 50-70 yrs. Crochets and experiments with recipes. "With chocolate pudding, you can never have enough haddock."

Children: Yes, the script features some. Primary school age.

Woman: Walk-on role. Approx 20-50yrs. Scene-stealer.


Although the TV show is well-known, we are NOT searching for lookalikes. We ARE looking for mannerisms, delivery, timing and chemistry.

For more information and to book an audition please visit https://www.slottr.com/sheets/18283421