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Jane Austen’s Northanger Abbey – Adapted for the stage by Tim Luscombe
Monday 4 and Tuesday 5 February 2019
Studio Theatre, Ashley Road, Salisbury
Catherine Morland likes to read. She likes to read Gothic fantasy in the form of Mrs Radcliffe’s book ‘The Mysteries of Udolpho’.
Catherine is taken by her aunt to Bath where she encounters the social whirl denied her at home. She befriends Isabella Thorpe and her brother John, and she meets the charming but eccentric Henry Tilney and his sister Eleanor.
But can Catherine keep her fantasies from intruding into her daily life in Bath society… and beyond?
Cast of Characters
Catherine Morland 18-25
Isabella Thorpe (Dorothy/Alice/Maid) 18-25
Mrs Allen (Mrs Morland) 45+
John Thorpe (Count Morano) 20-30
James Morland (Captain Frederick Tilney/Bridegroom) 20-30
Henry Tilney (Valancourt) 25-35
Eleanor Tilney (Emily St Aubert) 20-30
General Tilney (St Aubert) 50+
The ages are a rough guide only and should please not deter anybody from auditioning for any part if they wish.
Rehearsals will begin in February 2019, probably Thursday evenings at 7.30pm and Sunday afternoons at 2.00pm to begin with.
There will be six performances from Monday 20 to Saturday 25 May 2019.
For further information or if you would like to see a script, please contact me on 01722 331428.
I look forward to seeing you.