2x Performers for Blighty One, Unexpected Places


PAID CASTING CALL: Blighty One with Unexpected Places

Unexpected Places are currently casting for 1x male and 1x female for their production of Blighty One. Blighty One uses puppetry to focus on the story of Southampton born Jonny in World War One, the show was originally created with Royal Victoria Country Park and has been given additional funding for redevelopment. We are currently awaiting another funding decision which may affect the dates of the project- noted below.

Audition Date: 4th October between 10am-2pm, location tbc

Rehearsal Dates: 29th October – 2nd November (tbc), 8th– 9th November

Location: Southampton

Performance Dates: 11th November, 12th- 23rd November (tbc)

Pay: As per ITC minimum

Roles Required:


- Playing age 20's - 30's 

- Strong puppeteering skills, will need to operate human sized puppet

- Mixture of acting & puppeteering

- Must be 5ft 8 and above (due to size of puppets) 


- Playing age 20s - 30's 

- Confident singer

- Strong puppeteering skills

- Versatility to alternate between acting and puppeteering

Both need to be physically fit as it’s a fast paced show, performed up to 3 times a day. It is a period piece of theatre and therefore will need hair colour…etc to be appropriate of the day.

To apply please email your CV, Covering Letter and Headshot to our Producer at by 5pm on Friday 21st September.