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Search for Wendy gets underway in Doncaster

Tue, Jul 15, 2014

PETER Pan is set to wing its way to Doncaster Racecourse this Christmas and producers are looking for South Yorkshire talent to take on the role of Wendy Darling.

Producers David Lee and Stadium Entertainments Events Ltd are launching their "Search for Wendy" open auditions aimed at attracting Doncaster and South Yorkshire talent to appear in the timeless J. M. Barrie fairytale at the Town Moor track over the festive season.

"We have always had a great response from the very talented array of artists in the region over the 15 years we presented record-breaking pantomimes at the Civic Theatre," said Director David Lee, on his visit to Doncaster.

"I've always been very impressed with high level of the talent here in the north. I for one am looking forward to seeing who comes through the door on Friday 8th August. Hopefully we'll find a budding New Star! It's a great opportunity," he added.

The show will star Sally Thomsett from the Golden Age of TV Sitcoms like Man About The House' and hit movies The Railway Children' plays Mrs Darling. There is also the welcome return of Comedy Favourite Pee Wee Price in the role of Smee.

"Wendy of course will fly to Neverland along with Peter and her brothers Michael and John who have already been selected to appear in the production," commented Lee.

All artists wishing to audition must be aged 17 or over, a size 8/10, with a maximum height of 5' 3". They must have strong acting and vocal ability with stage experience.

The Open Auditions will take place at the Doncaster Racecourse on Friday August 08 2014, with registration at 10am to 11am. All applicants are advised to arrive early to be seen and will be given a script to read for the audition.

Up to ten artists will be shortlisted to appear at the Recalls in September 2014 that will be held in a public arena in Doncaster.

Applicants wishing to take part in the open auditions can download the script here -

Or contact Mark Huby on: 07812 375745 for a copy of the audition script. For further information visit

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