The play will evolve around the African and Caribbean contribution in World War I, at the Battle of the Somme, France.
Set in 1916, whilst WWI is in full swing, the African and Caribbean Soldiers from the colonies are conscripted into the Great War. Cultures collide and spirits set free as we embark on a journey through the lenses of three distinct African and Caribbean soldier: Walter Tull, Norman Manley and Lionel Turpin…
Least we forget the contribution of the women, as we zoom in on the issues they faced around this time.
Be ready to join us in re-constructing history in a way that has never been seen. Be ready for excellence!
The closing date for casting is: Wednesday 16th March 2016.
Only serious people need apply. We look forward to working with you!
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Walter Tull – Soldier
A confident, fit, mixed heritage or black male who is 5’10ft-6’ft+ tall.
Well spoken with a slight cockney twist.
Males, aged 20 to 30 from London, United Kingdom
177 cm / 5ft 10in – 187 cm / 6ft 2in
80 kg / 176 lbs – 84 kg / 184 lbs
Black / African descent
Minimum Acting experience:
No previous acting experience