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Black Male ACTORS wanted for WEEKLY Radio Drama Soap Opera

We want to create a pool of performers from which the cast of each episode can be drawn from.
The series explores the themes of family, community and social and political injustices.

We reward you with copies of your episodic broadcasts and FREE Radio Acting TRAINING as well being part of an innovative exciting project where you can develop and enhance your performance skills working alongside industry professionals.

LIVE Performances on the radio are always every Friday between 4.00pm – 6.00pm in Queens Road Peckham SE15 South London.

PLEASE DO NOT APPLY IF YOU ARE NOT AVAILABLE for the live performances on the radio

To be involved in the project, you will need to attend the "Meet & Greet" Workshop on Sunday 16 July 11.00am - 3.30pm 5th Floor (Green Side) Royal Festival Hall South Bank Centre Waterloo in London SE1 8XX

The Meet & Greet workshop is design to:

• Get to know your skills and abilities
• Select performers who like the project and want to work with us
• Build a pool of performers we can draw on for future episodes
• Create characters for the series
• Introduce you to the company’s conventions formats, patterns and styles needed for Live Dramatic Improvisations on air

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Dramatic improvisation is a big house and lots of different things go on in there. The work we do is outside comedic improvisation. There will be certain conventions that we will use in this project that you need to be familiar with. We focus on a set of basic skills or aptitudes within improvisation for example Tension, Focus and Attitude

For further information contact Tony Cealy 07956 877358

This is a Radio of the Oppressed project.

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Percy Marshall

Role Description

Character description:

Percy Marshall, 34; Percy is a long time resident of Ancesstington, and has been dismayed at the changes taking place there in recent years. At 54 years old, Percy is a slightly more senior member of the Community. He is a member of the far-right political party, and is running to be a local councillor.

Percy is a very conservative person and has strong political views, particularly about immigration. In Ancesstington, he is trying to reduce the number of foreign nationals entering the community.

He is a widower, and has four grown up children. The youngest of these, Rupert, still live with him. Percy's wife was of Italian origin. But since she passed away, Percy has become more and more conservative. He now believes that Britain should be occupied by British people, and no one else.

Percy is keen to find a space where he can set up his campaign meetings. Percy works as a civil servant. In his spare time, Percy plays the piano and listens to the radio.

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Playing age:
20 to 90
25 June 2017
Closing date:
15 September 2017
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