Casting sessions to be held by Grantham society for production of Blackadder Goes Forth

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Grantham Dramatic Society is inviting people to casting sessions for its next production – Blackadder Goes Forth.

The casting sessions will be held on July 8, 10 and 15 from 7.30pm at the society’s rehearsal rooms at Unit 19, The Old Malthouse, off Springfield Road.

The casting sessions for Blackadder Goes Forth will help to fill at least nine parts for male actors and two for women.

Helen Pack added: “There are lots of parts up for grabs from the leading role of sarcastic Captain Blackadder, through to soldiers who will appear as extras. That means there’s something for all levels of confidence and experience, whether you’re experienced or never been on stage before. We always welcome new members, and this show has a lot of challenges so we think it’s a great opportunity to find some new talent.”

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Blackadder Goes Forth, the classic sitcom first aired on the BBC in the 1980s, celebrates its 25th anniversary this year.The production has been planned to commemorate the centenary of World War One. By turns hilarious and deeply poignant, this TV classic parodies the conditions of the battlefields in Flanders. The show is set to be on stage at the Guildhall Arts Centre, Grantham, from November 26 to 29.