June 4, 2019
DAFT is cast!
DAFT (Diamonds are For Trevor) is cast! Helena has made her selection following auditions in May and the cast is as follows:
M – Rebecca Leadley
Pratt/Prince Philip – David Cradduck
Q – Katie Hinds
James Bond – Craig Robertson
Trevor Bond* – Charlie Hellard
Miss Spendapenny – Marilyn Weston
Fanny Stravaganza* – Tracey Anderson
Reporter/Computer Voice – Lauren Anderson
The Queen* – Pauline Cornter
Ena Slobby – Jan Conway
Norman Slobby – Tim Conway
Donald Trumpet* – Mike Cornter
Vladimir Putitov – John Weston
Bigjob – Paul McTaggart
TV producer (cameo) – tbc
*required for filming
Backstage crew are being cajoled/assembled/volunteered as we speak so they will be announced as soon as confirmed. Filming, with Jim Glaister, is due to start in early July and locations, cars, props and scenery are currently being acquired or decided upon. There are a couple of cameo roles for the film sequences; these will also be announced shortly.
Rehearsals will start in early September, rehearsals Mondays and Wednesdays, run is 20-23 November.