Young people urged to audition for panto

Just Regional
Sep 18, 2014 2 mins read

Young people aged eight to 21 are being invited to audition for Sheringham Little Theatre’s professional pantomime.

Robin Hood will run from Tuesday, December 9, 2014, to Saturday, January 3, 2015, and will feature talented youngsters in a range of leading and chorus roles.

Theatre director Debbie Thompson invited anyone interested to come along to the venue at 9.30am on Sunday, September 21.

“They must be able to sing and dance but do not need to prepare anything as they will be taught a routine and song to perform on the day,” she said. “They will be asked to sing solo and are advised to wear clothes they can move in.”

Important roles include the likes of Jack and Jill (must be aged between eight and 13 years), Little John and Will Scarlett (16 to 21), the Merry Men and guards (boys aged 14 and over) and Nottingham villagers (aged 8 to 21).

If chosen, younger actors will work in two teams, rehearsing on Sundays in October and November, and evenings and weekends from Monday, November 24 until the production starts. Each team will then do one show a day throughout the run.

“This is a huge commitment – for parents, as well as the young people – but it is also an incredible opportunity,” Debbie said.

“While they do not have to have any experience, we do ask those trying out to be keen, enthusiastic and hard working.

“If chosen, they will be given the chance to be part of a professional and very popular pantomime and they will also find out just how much fun it is to be part of a show like this.”

For more information on the auditions please visit

Russell Hicken as Dame



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