Readings & Auditions

All readings and auditions are open to both members and non-members and take place at the Swan Theatre at 7.30 pm unless stated otherwise. Please note that should a non-member be offered a part he/she will be required to join the Swan and all cast and crew are expected to assist with support activities such as bar and Front-of-House for other productions.

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And Then There Were None

By Agatha Christie

Director: Rachel Butcher

Production Dates: 9th - 17th September (excluding Sunday 11th) 

Readings: Thursday 9th & Monday 13th August at 7.30 pm

Auditions: Thursday 16th & Monday 20th August at 7.30 pm

 "Ten guilty strangers are trapped on an island. One by one they are accused of murder; one by one they start to die. In this superlative mystery, statuettes of little soldier boys on the mantel of a house on an island off the coast of Devon fall to the floor and break one by one as those in the house succumb to a diabolical avenger. A nursery rhyme tells how each of the ten "soldiers" met their death until there were none. Eight guests who have never met each other, or their apparently absent host and hostess are lured to the island and, along with the house servants, marooned. A mysterious voice accuses each one of having gotten away with murder and then one drops dead - poisoned..."

The cast list is as follows, in order of appearance:

Rogers - Manservant, recently arrived at Soldier Island with his wife to run the house.

Mrs Rogers - Worried-looking nervous housekeeper. Smaller role. Age for these two unimportant; they must look right as a couple.

Narracott - Cameo role, would love this to be played with a broad Devon accent. Older gentleman.

Vera Claythorne - Secretary to the Owens. Efficient and attractive, ideally late 20's to early 30's.

Philip Lombard - Captain. Adventurous looking, has lived life to the full. Age 35-45 (ish).

Anthony Marston - Young rich man, out to have fun. Under 30.

William Blore - Character role, this man is not all he sets out to be. Requires an actor who is able to "switch roles". Age unimportant, but would prefer over 40.

General Mackenzie - A small role for an older gentleman. He should be upright and military looking.

Emily Brent - Waspish, god-fearing spinster, age 60 plus. Lovely character role.

Sir Lawrence Walgrave - The judge and central character. This actor will need strong stage presence. A fantastic role for a mature actor.

Doctor Armstrong - Surgeon turned researcher, with a difficult past. Age unimportant, but would prefer 40 plus.

 Rehearsals will start on Monday 3rd September and may include some sundays to accommodate this 8 day-performance.

If you require any further information, or would like to audition but can't make either date, do let me know - email address is edandrach110@gmail.com