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The audition details for forthcoming productions are shown here.


We hold Open Auditions for all plays and, if necessary, principal roles in our annual pantomime.  However, any non-member chosen for a role is required to become a full acting member of the Burgess Hill Theatre Club to appear on stage in the production. Patron Membership is not acceptable for acting roles. You will be expected to join during the first rehearsal.


Please ensure that you will be available for the rehearsal period and the stated production dates before auditioning.




Auditions are held at the Burgess Hill Theatre, 98 Church Walk, Burgess Hill. RH15 9AS



Spring Production -  2020


'The Ladykillers' 

by Graham Linehan



Pippa Jones and Sophie Davies


Production dates 

Postponed - Watch this page for updates




'The Ladykillers' is one of the best-loved British films of all time. The 1955 Ealing comedy was adapted into a stage play in 2011 by Graham Linehan, the co-writer of Father Ted, IT crowd, Black Books and Motherland. 


Kind hearted, elderly Mrs Wilberforce lives alone apart from her parrot, General Gordon. All is not as it seems when she rents a room to the mysterious Professor Marcus so he and his amateur musician friends can practise. When the musicians arrive, however, it’s fairly obvious to all except innocent Mrs Wilberforce that this is no Mozart string quartet but a bunch of crooks. When she becomes wise to their ruse, Marcus concludes that there is only one way to keep the old lady quiet. With Mrs Wilberforce alone with five desperate men who will be forced to face the music?




Mrs Wilberforce:               


Professor Marcus:           


Major Courtney:               


Harry Robinson:             




Louis Harvey:                     


Constable Macdonald: 


Mrs Jane Tromleyton:     



Tea Party Ladies:             






Cher Piddock


Josh Murphy


Laurence Leng


Andy Davies


Geoff Hopkins


Andy Squires


Martin Sheldon


Samatha Day


Julia Peckham


Harriet Sheldon

Jane Leng

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