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We are looking for a Director and Cast for ‘The Apple of His Eye’ R&D

Date published
Thursday 6 January 2022

The Apple of His Eye by Vicky Olusanya is one of the winning plays of last year's lockdown playwriting competition.

The R&D will be from January 17th - 19th 2022, with the 19th being used to prepare for and hold a rehearsed reading in the evening. We anticipate the R&D going ahead but the rehearsal reading may need to be postponed should additional restrictions be imposed.

We are looking for:

1 x Actor to play teenage girl, Grace - Black British or mixed race

1 x Actor to play an older Nigerian man who has lived in London for more than 40 years (Grace's Father)

1 x Director We hope to work with a director who is of Nigerian heritage or is working class.

All should be interested in exploring a piece of new writing with the writer in the room. The major themes of Apple of His Eye are the benefits system, young carers, and Nigerian heritage.

Fee: £360 for each

To express interest, please email by midday on Saturday 8th January.