Sinodun Players


Corn Exchange, Wallingford

Tel: 01491 825000

A Murder is Announced

By Agatha Christie
Director Debbie Lisburn
17th–20th October 2018

Auditions will be held on Sunday, 3rd June, 2–4pm in the Studio, Tuesday, 5th June, 7:30–9:30pm in the Studio; and Sunday 10th June, time tbc, in the Curtis Room.

Perfomance dates are Wednesday 17th to Saturday 20th October, plus a performance in Brightwell, where it all started.

Rehearsals will be 3 or 4 times a week if called, on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday evenings and Sunday afternoon, starting on Sunday 26th August.

Numbered copies of the script are in the Next Production pigeon hole in the CX foyer. Please sign one out, and return it within a short time.

Audition pieces/pages (no need to know it, just be familiar with it)

Julia Simmons, 25/26 years25–26, 44–45, 91–92
Letitia Blacklock, 'beyond middle age, but very attractive'40–42; 54–57; 99–101
Dora Bunner, 'slightly older than Miss Blacklock, muddled'27–29; 60–63
Patrick Simmons, 27–30 years77–78; 89–90
Mitzi, any age, Mittel European, very excitable15–17; 97–99
Miss Marple, 'of a certain age, inquisitive mind'53–55; 99–101
Philippa Haymes, 27–30 years69–70; 81–82
Mrs Swettenham, late 50s45; 71–72
Edmund Swettenham, 27–30 years71–72; 93–95
Rudi Scherz, young Swiss34–35 (then dead!)
Inspector Craddock, 50 years38–41; 78–80
Sgt Mellors, any age, M/F38–39