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Be part of the Canterbury Tales in the streets of Southwark

London SE1 website team

Southwark Playhouse is looking for 25 people to take part in their Summer production of Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales to be performed around some of the borough's historic locations.

Southwark Playhouse is bringing alive the vivid, medieval history of Southwark in a promenade performance of The Canterbury Tales, adapted by Gareth Machin with Ian Hastings.

The playhouse looking for a cast of 25 to work alongside the professional actors for two weeks of performances this summer. The producers are looking for people of all ages and backgrounds, and you don't need any acting experience to apply.

All that's required is that you live in the London Borough of Southwark, you're 18 or above and you can fully commit your time.  Cast members will be asked to attend rehearsals two nights a week and three to four weekends leading up to the performance.

You will need to be available for the full run of performances, which will be taking place from 28 June to 10 July 2005.

Southwark Playhouse is inviting those who are interested to join them a nibble and a drink on Saturday 23 April at Shakespeare's Globe (Inigo Jones Studio 1), so you can find out more about the play and your possible involvement in it.

The producers want to meet as many people as possible so call Southwark Playhouse today to book your place.

Auditions will be held on 7 and 8 May 2005.

Call Southwark Playhouse on: 020 7652 2224 or email: [email protected]

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