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PRODUCTION DETAILS:
Dial M For Murder
Frederick Knott
production genre: Thriller
region: Greater London | society: Theatre 62 (directory) | performance venue: Wickham Theatre Centre, West Wickham
production dates: 25 Feb 2019 - 02 Mar 2019

AUDITION DETAILS:
who can audition?:
Open auditions
audition contact:
Richard Webb
when?:
09 Oct 2018 - 7.30pm
phone:
07894263298 |
12 Oct 2018 - 8pm
email:
20 Oct 2018 - 3pm
website:
where?:
Wickham Theatre Centre, West Wickham
description:

In London,1952.the wealthy Magot Wendice has convinced her professional tennis player husband,Tony, to give up playing to spend more time with her.He now sells sports equipmentmand, toMargot, their life together is a happy one.However, he has discovered that while on a tennis tour in the United States several years ago Margot has an affair with an american murder mystery writer name Max Halliday.

Because he wants revenge as well as her money, Tony metioculously plan's Margot's murder. She has no idea that Tony knows of her past affair, not does she have any suspicion that he is planning to kill her. Max comes to London to visit the couple and Tony uses this as the opportunity to fulfil his plan.

Tony blackmails a man who calls himself Captain Lesgate, a former schoolmate and convicted criminal, to carry out the scheme. They plan what they believe is the perfect murder. But when Margot refuses to play the part of the victim,things go very differently.


CAST DETAILS:
Tony
Male 25-35
Large Role

Former Tennis chmpion, Athletic and fit build, charming sociopath, liar and resourceful. Married his wife for her inheritanceand plans to kill her for the same. He is selfish and arrogant. Know's about his wifes's misdemeanors.

Margot
Female 20-30
Large Role

Tony's wife has inherited money. She is naive,Gullible and sweet. She is bored married to Tony and is now having a sneaky relationship with her ex lover Max. He has no idea that Tony is aware of her affairs. Nor does she expect her attempted murder. The character for Margot should be aware that there will be quite a brutal scene involved for this chartacter. So be prepared for srtong emotion and physical requirements.

Max
Male 25-45
Medium Role

American accent required, any type is fine. Hew is Margot's secret lover and former boyfriend. Trying to persuade her to leave Tony and marry him. He is still in love with Margot and visits the couple in London .

Lesgate
Male 25-35
Medium Role

The accomplice of Tony.Petty criminal/probable murderer. Tony blackmails Lesgate to kill Margot. Smary and nervous, think weasel. He seems willing to do anything if the price is right! The character for Lesgate should be aware that there will be quite a brutal scene involved for this character.So be prepared for strong emotion and physical requirements.

Hubbard
Male 30+
Medium Role

Police Detective, through, eccentric, thoughtful, observant, compassionate. Determined to find the truth.