Casting call: Coffee Morning Club
Exciting news: Mutt & Jeff Pictures, the production company behind many of our comedies and dramas, are now casting for Coffee Morning Club, a new drama series for BSL Zone! There are 18 characters, and 13 of them are Deaf/hard of hearing or can be played by Deaf actors. Please watch the BSL videos below to find out more, or click here to download a PDF file listing all of the characters. If you want to apply for a role, email your CV and showreel to firstname.lastname@example.org!
Dave: Deaf/BSL, mid 40s
Gillian: Deaf/BSL, 70+
Gordon: Deaf/BSL, 60-70
Robin: Deaf/BSL, 25-35
Vicky: Deaf/BSL, late 40s
Jenny: Deaf/BSL, late 30s
Carol: Deaf/BSL, late 30s
Patrick: Deaf/BSL, mid 40s
Paul Appleton: Hard of hearing/SSE, 40
Read My Hands: Deaf/SSE, 20
Elderly Deaf Lady: Deaf, 70-80
Elderly Deaf Lady's Friend: Deaf, 70-80
Bailiff: Hearing, but no dialogue, so can be played by a Deaf actor, 35-55
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