Singing rehearsal

 Wed 27 - Sat 30 November 2019

The Wind in the Willows

by Kenneth Grahame

adapted by Alan Bennett with Lyrics and Music by Jeremy Sams

Directed by Sue Anstey

assisted by Rosie Griffiths

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Character

Cast
 

Rehearsals Wednesdays, 7-30pm.

 

    Rehearsals are well under way now and the date for ‘Books Down’ for Part One is looming! At the end of the summer, a group of rabbits and Mole set out along the banks of the River Frome to do a bit of filming. The results of the film will be used at the start of the play. It was unfortunately a very hot day and Jenny, playing Mole sweltered in a black polo neck jumper and a Moleskin jacket. The dog walkers of Iron Acton were amused to see such an eclectic bunch hanging around in Chill Wood! (Look out for the article in Frome Valley Voice)

    Ann is working hard to source the numerous costumes, ably assisted by Chief Knitter/Ear Manufacturer, Christine. Alison is now on the lookout for props, Mark and Dee are searching for just the right sound effects and Sarah Mc, Maureen and Steve are busy creating the somewhat challenging set! We will be looking for volunteers to help with construction and painting later in the process.

    On Sunday 20th October, we have booked a movement workshop with Kate Shlugman, an experienced actress and Communication Coach. This workshop is open to all members of Actonians and the Junior Group. The workshop will run from 2:30 – 3:30pm before the main rehearsal. Everyone welcome! If you are not in the cast, please email Sue to let her know that you will be coming along.

 

Posters and fliers will be available soon.

THE BOX OFFICE IS NOW OPEN.

 

Mole

Rattie

Badger

Toad

Rabbits (Robert/Ronald)

Rabbit (Rose)

Hedgehog (Herbert)

Squirrels (Raymond/Samuel)

Squirrel (Shirley)

Chief Weasel

Norman

Weasel (Sergeant Fred/Ian)

Stoat (Gerald/Wilfred)

Stoat (Stuart/Cyril)

Otter

Albert the Horse

Magistrate

Fox

Salesman

Motorist Rupert

Motorist Monica

Clerk

Policeman

Gaoler's Daughter

Washerwoman

Train Driver

Bargewoman

Gypsy

 

Portly the Otter

Hedgehogs

Rabbits

Weasels

Fieldmice

 

 Ticket Collector

 

Photography

 

Jenny McDowell

Sarah Godsell

Mike Schofield

Nick Sharp

Rachel Taylor

Michelle Pawley

Jean Capstick

Gaynor Clark

Lin Bowden

Debby Ashton

Dave Burman

Andy Fisher

Stewart White

Grace Flynn

Di Pardoe

Rob Pardoe

Richard Pawley

Christine Rogers

Terry Mills

Di Pardoe

Gaynor Clark

Jean Capstick

Terry Mills

Rachel Taylor

Lin Bowden

John Blackwood

Michelle Pawley

Godfrey Laundy

 

Elliott

Hayden and Todd

Becky and Bertie

Ben, Elliott and James

Becky, Bertie, Ollie B,

   Joe and Fern

Ollie T

 

Ray Bulmer

 Rehearsals now under way...

 

 

 

Earlier, the auditions were very well attended in full costume...

 

 

 

...and a few Actonians auditioned as well...