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Actors Required for 'Studio 1' TV Show - Pilot Episode/Pitch

Actors Required for 'Studio 1' TV Show - Pilot Episode/Pitch

London, UK. Apply from all UK.
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‘Studio 1’ is a brand new documentary sitcom telling the story of day to day life inside a music recording/rehearsal studio. Influences include The Office, Bros, Christopher Guest.

We are looking for actors who want to be considered to record the pilot episode of the series. There are a variety of characters available, many of which are reoccurring throughout the series.

Shooting dates between September- November (subject to Covid restrictions)

Casting will initially take place with a video casting/read through of lines.

Previous experience is preferred but everyone will be considered. Whatever your strengths or weaknesses if you're enthusiastic about being involved we'd love to hear from you!

FYI- Recording of the episode is unpaid however this pilot episode will be used to pitch the concept/ series to broadcasters and investors. If successful then payment will be made for your contribution.

We would also be happy to supply you with any footage taken at this stage for use in your showreel.

Audition / Rehearsal / Production dates

Shooting dates between September- November (subject to Covid restrictions)

Job payment

This job is unpaid - Recording of the episode is unpaid however this pilot episode will be used to pitch the concept/ series to broadcasters and investors. If successful then payment will be made for your contribution.


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Ray

RAY: Middle aged caucasian man from Liverpool who is obsessed with Elvis. So much in fact that he has his own tribute act to him. Very cocky, arrogant. Very talented being an Elvis tribute although very close to being a little bit on the crazy side. Drinks a little too heavily. Under all the bravado, he actually has a heart of gold. Actor needs to have a Liverpool or a regional accent. Must do a great (slightly OTT) Elvis impression. A confident comedy actor.

Male, aged 35 to 55

  • Ethnicity: White / Caucasian

Applications closed 1 September 2020.

Joy

JOY: Middle aged caucasian woman. Married to Ray. Although a professional singer, she's actually pretty awful. Drinks too much. Has little to no people skills and a short temper. Life to her is all about where the next drink is coming from. She takes pride in her appearance... or time at least... but tends to over dress and looks like mutton dressed as lamb. Applicant must be a confident comedy actor, preferably with a regional accent.

Female, aged 33 to 46

  • Ethnicity: White / Caucasian

Applications closed 1 September 2020.

Debbie

DEBBIE: Middle aged caucasian woman with strong Glaswegian accent. A super-fan of Elvis... but mostly a super-fan of Ray. A pushy but caring mum to a teenage daughter. Only ever seen in a 'Vegas King' t-shirt, a polkadot rockabilly skirt, and a matching neck scarf. She appears to be living in the 50s every day of her life. Does she have a job? Yes. Following Ray around the country.

Female, aged 40 to 65

  • Ethnicity: White / Caucasian

Applications closed 1 September 2020.

Sophie

SOPHIE: 18 year old caucasian girl. Daughter of Debbie. Skinny Emo type, black hair, piercings, tattoos, black clothes, big black clumpy boots. Although looking like she would kill you given half the chance, she's as sweet as pie. Very very shy, and only talks when prompted to - mostly by her mother. A girl of few words... well... one word. She's a keen knitter, and ends up as a Madonna tribute, and as Ray's new girlfriend.

Female, aged 18 to 26

  • Ethnicity: White / Caucasian

Applications closed 1 September 2020.

Constance

CONSTANCE: Middle aged woman. Organiser and talent scout. Short and a bit dumpy. Immaculately dressed in a trouser suit, neat hair, and mumsy makeup. Very straight down the line, no nonsense, no sense of humour. Comes across quite stern. Very official.

Female, aged 40 and over

Applications closed 1 September 2020.

Jane

JANE: Middle aged woman. Organiser and talent scout. Tall, skinny, immaculately dressed in a trouser suit, neat hair, mumsy makeup... Has no sense of humour... Jane is just a bit 'grey'.

Female, aged 35 and over

Applications closed 1 September 2020.

Jim

JIM: Male caucasian. Curator of the studio complex. In his fifties, grey haired, scruffy looking, loves his job. Jim isn't the smartest tool in the box of frogs, but wouldn't hurt a fly. Has a nasally voice and a slight speech impediment. Jim is a wonderfully entertaining character that is a reoccurring feature throughout the series- We have a fairly clear idea about how we think Jim should sound however we are interested in your interpretation of him.

Male, aged 48 and over

  • Ethnicity: White / Caucasian

Applications closed 1 September 2020.

Rival Band leader

This character is a cheeky chappy that likes to rub salt in the wound. He is asked to help Ray but can't help but take pleasure in his rival bands misfortune. Quick and witty character. A very entertaining character for the TV audience. Always says the most inappropriate thing for the situation. Requires a confident actor to deliver the sarcastic personality of this character. Unable to contain his smiley, happy face whilst reveling in others misfortune.

Male, aged 18 to 45

Applications closed 1 September 2020.

Numerous speaking/ non speaking extra roles

Many roles including: Band members Audience Members Narrator An Event Compare Female Standup Comic Violin Teacher

Anyone, aged 18 and over

Applications closed 1 September 2020.

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Listing created: 13 July 2020
Applications closed: 1 September 2020
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