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Title Fox on the Fairway
Written By Ken Ludwig
Director Luke Murray
Reading Thursday 8th August 2019 at 7:45pm
Auditions Friday 6th September 2019 at 7.45pm
Saturday 7th September 2019 at 1pm
Venue The reading and auditions will take place at Incognito Theatre.
Rehearsals   Tuesdays and Thursdays at 7:45pm; One rehearsal at the weekend at a time to be agreed by cast and director. There may be a read through or two in the two weeks before we begin proper rehearsals.
Production Sunday 10th November 2019 – Saturday 16th November 2019. Sunday performance starts at 6:00pm, all weekday performances start at 8.00pm, Saturday performances start at 3:00pm and 8:00pm.
Script Edition Samuel French edition. Actors successfully cast will be expected to purchase their own edition.
Synopsis A tribute from Ken Ludwig to the great English farces of the 1930s and 1940s, A Fox On the Fairway takes audiences on a hilarious romp, which pulls the rug out from underneath the stuffy denizens of a private country club. Filled with mistaken identities, slamming doors, and over-the-top romantic shenanigans, it's a furiously paced comedy that recalls the Marx Brothers' classics. A charmingly madcap adventure about love, life, and man's eternal love affair with...golf.

Cast Details

This is a classic farce, a very physical play (and also lots of kissing for every cast member), so books will be down after 3 weeks, to give us 3 weeks to get the movements with the lines right. It will be a lot fun, and hard work. A big lesson in flexing those comedy muscles.
Character Description Playing Age Audition Pages
Henry Bingham   Owner of the golf club. Determined, slightly hysterical, proud. 45-60 58-60
Justin Hicks  Caddy and dogsbody to Henry. Impressionable, eager-to-please, slightly airheaded 20-30 11-13
Louise Heinbedder  Justin’s girlfriend. Passionate, good natured – but can turn on a sex pence. 20-30 11-13
Dickie Bell  Owner of the rival golf club and main antagonist. Ex-husband of Pamela. Obnoxious, conceited, but pretends to be good-natured. 45-60 65-67
Pamela Peabody  Sophisticated, albeit a bit loose (especially when it comes to drinking) confidant to Henry. 40-55 58-60
Muriel Bingham  Henry’s wife. Sturdy, over-bearing, takes no rubbish from anyone. 45-60 65-67

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