The Collector - Reading and Audition Notice

Reading:                             Sunday 11th February 2018, 6.00 pm, Yardley

Audition:                             Sunday 18th February 2018, 6.00 pm, Coward Suite

Performance Dates:          Sunday 24th June – Saturday 30th June 2018 (Coward Studio)

Director:                              Sophie Hardie

 

The Play

The Collector, a play by Mark Healy, adapted from the novel by John Fowles.

Frederick Clegg became obsessed with Miranda Grey at first sight. The repressed, introverted, butterfly collector, at first merely admires the beautiful art student from afar. But then he wins the Lottery and buys a remote country house, planning to bring her there as his ‘guest’. Having abducted and imprisoned her, he soon finds the reality is far from his fantasy and their tense, claustrophobic relationship leads to a devastating climax.

 

Characters

Frederick Clegg (m 20+) - Frederick Clegg appears to be an ordinary, slightly shabby and socially awkward clerk. Winning a fortune in the lottery he buys a remote country house, and goes about furnishing it with everything he thinks a beautiful woman could desire.

Miranda Grey (f 20+) - Miranda is an art student at the Slade School of Fine Art in London. She grew up in a privileged middle-class household. Miranda is kidnapped by Frederick Clegg and is held captive in the basement of his country home.

 

Please do not hesitate to get in touch with me if you have any questions.

Sophie Hardie

Director                              

 

Contact Details:  To get in touch with the director before the Reading/Audition, please use the Contact page of this website and your message will be forwarded.

NOTE:   We have an open casting policy:  anyone can audition for our productions and, if cast, will then be required to join as a Full Member

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