Audition for Lancaster Footlights


Lancaster Footlights auditions are open to anyone. You do not need to become a member until cast. If not stated otherwise, auditions are held at the Grand Theatre on St Leonardgate. (Please go to the door at the top of the ramp at the side of the theatre. (if not open, knock loudly) Experienced actors or beginners are all welcome. We also welcome anyone who wishes to help backstage rather than “tread the boards”…watch this space! If you are interested in helping with set, props or costumes, why not come along and watch auditions and meet the team.

Jack and the Beanstalk Pantomime 2021
All auditions at the theatre at 7pm (under Covid Safe conditions – face masks should be worn and social distancing guidelines followed) Please note: no scripts will be issued in advance. They will be provided on the night.

Principals – Tuesday 6th July

Dancers    – Wednesday 7th July

Chorus      – Wednesday 14th July

Alternative date for principals and chorus who cannot make the above dates –   Thursday 15th July

Cast list

Jack 15+ Bright plucky young man (female )
Princess Charlotte 15+
Dame Dotty Dimple – a typical panto dame (male)
Silly Billy 15+ (male)
Wicked Witch or Wizard
Fairy Sugardust good fairy 14+
Rancid, the Ratman – Giant’s henchman
King Crumble – ditherer
Queen Apricot – more worldly than the King
Snatchet and Scarper – brokers men (can be either male or female)
Humphrey Royal Equerry (14)+, a bit of a twit
Buttermilk pantomime cow (two people)
Chorus – villagers (children 9+ and adults)

Theatre Tours

Saturday, August 7 at 10:30 am

Act One Summer School 2021

Monday, August 9 at 10:00 am


Friday, August 20 at 7:30 pm