PARANOID is a psychological thriller based on the the short story by author Paul Longmate. We are looking for the perfect people to bring his troubled characters to life! This is an amateur production and as such, will be unpaid. However, with a great crew and brilliant minds, our experiences and portfolios are sure to expand!

JIMMY – James Arlen is losing his mind! His tetchy disposition doesn’t help because he is withdrawn from reality most of the time. His sharp and erratic movements mimic the way his mind is toying with him.

– Male
– Aged 18 to 34
– No previous acting experience required.
– Languages: English

ROSIE – Jimmy’s rock…even if they’re drowning. Rosie is overworked. Her relationship with Jimmy is a struggle but she loves him just as much as he loves her. They have an amazing thing going on. She’s easily worried but cool about it.

– Female
– Aged: 21 to 28
– No previous acting experience required
– Languages: English

NEWS READER – Not just any normal News Reader, no, perhaps Jimmy has a problem with this one… The News Reader is both inside the TV and Jimmy’s head. You will be required to professionally report the news, hold an interview, as well as torment Jimmy in a cruel manner.

– Male/Female
– Aged: 28 to 65
– No previous acting experience required
– Languages: English

THE VOICE – What’s that under the bed? In the closet? In your head? The voice is Jimmy’s last hope at what — insanity? The Voice is our antagonist! You will have to have a menacing voice, one that torments and rips away at Jimmy’s mind.

– Males/Female
– Aged 18 to 99
– No previous acting experience required
– Languages: English

If you think you are right for any of these parts, please apply!
You might just be what we are looking for.

– We look to shoot mid-March.
– Auditions will be held at The Manchester College, Fielden Campus
– They will be held on 24th February AND 2nd March
– These roles are UNPAID.

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News Reader

Not just any normal News Reader, no, perhaps Jimmy has a problem with this one… The News Reader is both inside the TV and Jimmy’s head. You will be required to professionally report the news, hold an interview, as well as torment Jimmy in a cruel manner.

Any gender, aged 28 to 65 from Manchester, United Kingdom

  • Minimum Acting experience:
    No previous acting experience


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