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the-hat-Factory-Wh-Hi-ResCall Out to Actors!, The Hat Factory, Luton

South East, London Closes Tuesday 26 November 2013 Paid (£10k-15k pro rata) Part time Artform: music, theatre   Contact: Oluwatoyin Odunsi oluwatoyin@vintagemisfits.co.uk

We will be doing a rehearsed reading of a new play called ‘Also By Mail’ by Olumide Popoola @ The Hat Factory on Thursday 5th December 2013.

Also by Mail

This play tells the tale of Nigerian/German history.the hat Factory When Mr Ogunleye returns to Nigeria he leaves his two African/German Children behind to cope with everyday racism without his guidance or protection.

Auditions Date and Venue

The Auditions will take place on Saturday 23rd November 2013 @ The Hat Factory, 65-67 Bute Street, Luton, LU1 2EY between the times of 1pm – 6pm

Rehearsal dates

Evenings [6pm- 9pm]

• Tuesday 26th November 2013          

• Wednesday 27th November 2013   

• Tuesday 3rd December 2013          

• Wednesday 4th December 2013      


Day Times

Saturday 30th November 2013       [12pm – 6pm]

Thursday 5 December 2013               [2pm – 6pm]

We are looking for 8 Actors for this piece with 1 of the Actors who can play the Nigerian talking drum.


Character roles below as follows:


Mr Ogunleye – (deceased) father 58 years of age.

Funke – the daughter, second born (Nigerian-German) of Mr Ogunleye first Marriage, 28 years

Wale – the son, first born (Nigerian-German) of Mr. Ogunleye first Marriage, 31 years

Uncle Bola – senior brother to Mr. Ogunleye, 62 years

Aunty Yemisi – junior sister to the Mr. Ogunleye and Uncle Bola, 48 years

Lanre – son, first born of Mr. Ogunleye’s second marriage, 21 years

Mrs. Akinbiyi – 2nd wife of Mr. Ogunleye, divorced, Lanre’s mother, 48 years

Hope – Mr. Ogunleye mistress, mother of 2 year old son, 31 years

The Nigerian Musicians x 2 sing chorus (1 plays the talking drum)


Actors Expenses

Expenses will be paid to all the actors for this rehearsed reading project based on £10 per hour once selected.

If you are interested please email oluwatoyin.odunsi@lutonculture.com with the heading Auditions stating that you will be attending the Auditions on Saturday 23rd November 2013.

Telephone No: 01582 878100

Oluwatoyin Odunsi

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