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Director: Gordon Hamlin (

It’s A Wonderful Life

Adapted by Tony Palermo from the film by Frank Capra

Reading:  Weds 26th September at 7.45pm

Audition: Wednesday 3rd October at 7.45pm

Harlequin Theatre to re-create the splendour that was the golden age of live radio broadcasting! 

The Frank Capra film It’s a Wonderful Life is a Christmas staple as popular as our own A Christmas Carol.  

This adaptation by radio-theatre dramatist Tony Palermo will be performed in front of the audience as a live 1940s era radio broadcast, complete with live sound effects and music.

Expect no less drama as George Bailey, the Bedford Falls Samaritan saved from throwing away The Greatest Gift by Clarence his Guardian Angel who takes him on a voyage of self-discovery, showing him all the good he has done. 

Director, Gordon Hamlin is looking to put together a small (<10) team who can create all the drama and the magic of this most uplifting Christmas favourite. 

So, come along and try out your voice as one or more of your firm, film favourites: George Bailey, Mary Hatch, Clarence, Uncle Billy, Harry Bailey, Mr Martini, Violet and, of course, the odious, Scrooge-like villain, Mr. Potter as well as a host of Bedford Falls inhabitants.

Join us for a truly unique performance of a truly wonderful story! 

Performance dates: Weds 5 – Sat 8 December 2018