Performance Opportunity – Richard III

In Spring 2019, Headlong and HOME Manchester will present a production of Richard III, directed by John Haidar. We are looking to cast four children to perform alongside a professional cast in the production.

There are two roles, as follows:

  • Prince Edward (male, 12 years old)
  • Richard, Duke of York (male, 9-10 years old)

We will cast two boys for each character, who will perform on alternating days.

Primary Dates:

  • Rehearsals, Mon 29th + Tue 30th April 2019
  • Performances, on Tue 30th April – Saturday 4th May

Headlong will provide a licensed chaperone for the children during all rehearsals and performances.

To Apply:

Please send a completed Audition Application form to Please return a completed application form to Tilly at Headlong Theatre ( For more information please download the casting brief.