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The details for the next play audition is as follows:

Old Actors Never Die… They Simply Lose The Plot by Lynn Brittney

Audition Date: Tuesday 16 October 2018 - 7.30pm
Venue: Seaford Little Theatre
Production dates: 8 - 16 February 2019

Director: Peter Barnes

A contemporary fast paced farce with a cast of 6 female & 5 males. It’s a truly daft journey into the world of eccentric luvvies that provides some of the best comic roles for senior actors. Set in a retirement home.


The administrator of Mount Home for retired theatricals – Female 40’s+

WALTER NEVILLE Retired bit-part actor, gay but not played camp, military bearing – Male 70’s+ but can vary age.
PHYLLIDA SULLIVAN Retired actress, first ex-wife to Edmund Sullivan – aged 70- known as Phyl and the leader of the women.
JULES SULLIVAN Retired actress, second ex wife of Edmund S. Aged 60+ bohemian and flirtatious. Known as Jules
REBECCA SULLIVAN Retired actress, third ex wife of Edmund S. Aged 60+ - slightly scatty known as Becca.
MARCIA Housekeeper, very chatty and obsessed with actors. Female Any age
DANNY STILLER Retired actor, very neurotic and timid. Used to be very confident – even arrogant. Male age 60+
MIKE MOLINSKY A vicious, unhinged but comical Russian gangster, sharp dresser – Male aged 30+e
EDMUND SULLIVAN Still appears in major movies, very confident and charming and has a long history of seduction and adultery. Male aged 60+
DMITRI Non speaking part, large menacing bodyguard to Mike, Male Any age. (No need for audition just speak with me directly if interested).
IRINA Glamorous but menacing Russian woman of uncertain age.

Scripts are available from the theatre (Coffee lounge). Please read, copy any passages you require and return so that other people can access a script.


Pages 1 -3 'Mmm, we don’t have any rules here'


Page 4 'leave it to me ladies' - bottom of Page 6.

DANNY & WALTER Pages 27 - 29
THREE EX SULLIVANS, WALTER, DANNY & EDMUND Page 33 'Well if it isn’t the witches.' - Page 37 'Well I should say'
MIKE MOLINSKY Page 39 Mike enters - Page top of 45.
IRINA & DANNY Page 58 'Why do you keep following me?' - Page 60.

Rehearsals will start from Monday 19 November and for the first two weeks we will rehearse Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, and will then resume to the usual two rehearsals per week on Mondays & Thursdays.

If you are interested but unable to attend the audition date, please contact me so that I can arrange an alternative. If you are able to help behind the scenes, I would also be very pleased to hear from you.

Peter Barnes

TELEPHONE: 01323 896244 or 07977802605





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