Audition Dates/Times




30 January 2021 






31 January 2021


Please register your interest in auditioning to receive a script and an audition time.

Required Characters

PETER HUNTER (Assistant Bank Manager) - Large Part

Peter is the lead character around which the whole story hangs.

He needs to be energetic and have a good stamina as he is on stage for virtually the entire play

Ideally a younger man – 20s to early 30s


FRANCES HUNTER (Peter's new bride) - Large Part

Similarly energetic, and also a large part

The actress should be happy to appear in limited clothing on stage

Ideally a younger lady – 20s to early 30s


ELEANOR HUNTER (Peter's mother) - Large Part

She is elegant and a snobby character and clearly resents Frances for marrying her son

Lots of stage time having digs and pokes at Frances, and quietly stealing several scenes

Ideally mid 50s upwards, however can easily played by a younger lady through from 40s up



BRIAN RUNNICLES (Chief cashier at the bank) - Large Part

Nervous and geeky character

Slightly put-upon character, but a large amount of work to do on stage

Ideally 20s to mid-40s



Peter’s boss

Appears at first to be an ogre, but we see him mellow a lot

He has an eye for the ladies and takes no time to start chatting up Peter’s mother

Ideally – a man in his 40s upwards



This character is the stock policeman character, but finds himself in several awkward situations

Can easily be injected with wit and enthusiasm

Ideal for an actor wanting a smaller part

Age is not important, but great character acting is


MR NEEDHAM (Bank inspector) - Medium Part

This character arrives in Act 2 only, and similarly to Mr Bromhead, he appears standoffish at first, but he later gets into all sorts of fun

Actor needs to be comfortable appearing semi naked on stage, and have the 2 ladies all over him at certain points

Age unimportant



SUSAN - Smaller Part

Susan is a prostitute

She can be played by any lady who wants to have fun and expand her part by acting up on stage and making the most of her time on stage (Act 2 only)


BARBARA - Non speaking role

Barbara is also a prostitute

Don’t be put off by her non-speaking role

She has a lot fun with Mr Needham, and though the part is small, she will steal the show for sure (Act 2 only)

She can be played by any lady who really wants to get stuck in to her role, and create lots of comedy with her body language and her actions on stage



Small part with limited lines

Can be played by any man or woman

Comes on a various points in the play

Perfect for anyone wanting to have a small involvement on stage, and help out more backstage