The Hampstead Players

The Hampstead Players 2015 Autumn Production

An adaptation of Jane Austen's

26th and 27th November at 7.30 pm
28th November at 2.30 pm and 7.30 pm

Directed by Jane Mayfield

Pride & Prejudice tells the story of the five Bennet sisters (and their mother's search for suitable husbands for each of them) following the arrival into their neighbourhood of the eligible Mr Bingley and his friend Mr Darcy. It portrays the everyday life of a country gentleman's family in early 19th century England.

There are a number of roles for both men and women of all ages. A number of smaller roles may be doubled. In total we expect to cast between 15 and 20 actors.

The characters of the play (with approximate playing ages for guidance) are:
Mr Bennet (50s+)
Mrs Bennet (40s+)
Jane Bennet (20s/30s)
Elizabeth Bennet (20s/30s)
Mary Bennet (teens/20s)
Catherine (Kitty) Bennet (teens/20s)
Lydia Bennet (teens/20s)
Sir William Lucas (50s+)
Charlotte Lucas (30s)
Mr Darcy (20s to 40s)
Mr Bingley (20s to 40s)
Caroline Bingley (30s)
Georgiana Darcy (teens/20s)
Mr Wickham (20s to 40s)
Mr Collins (20s to 40s)
Lady Catherine de Bourgh (50s+)
Mr Gardiner (50s+)
Mrs Gardiner (40s+)
Officers, Servants

Auditions will take place on
Sunday, 19th July, 19.30 in Hampstead Parish Church
Tuesday, 21st July 19.30 in Hampstead Parish Church
(Enter by the door up the steps on the South side (ring the bell if door locked).
If you have any questions please contact Jane Mayfield at info@hampsteadplayers.org.uk

The read-through is planned for Tuesday, 1st September and rehearsals will then usually take place on Fridays, Sundays and Tuesdays at 7.30pm.