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From The Bard to the bar

POETS Day welcomes talented actor Michael Wells as he leaves his role of Othello and joins us in the Rising Moon pub to play hunky builder Michael. The part of Michael was actually written for him back in 2012 (yes he’s that good) and he has been eager to wear the skin of this complex character since …

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AUDITION CALL FOR ACTORS! (please ‘like & share’)

The Endeavour Players are now recruiting talented amateur actors for POETS Day,  ( http://poetsday.org.uk/ ). We have seven outstanding characters open; MICHAEL (309 lines);    a strong, intelligent, middle-aged black builder (integral role) BEN (116 lines);   an early twenties Hispanic lad DESI (7 lines);   Michael’s black son in his late teens COLE (55 lines);     a ‘bar fly’,  white Irishman, seventy …

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Builder writes Booze Drama for Son.

Builder pens his son a no-nonsense play about the dangers of alcohol and substance abuse. Electrician Mark Brookes first wrote this original drama, POETS Day, as a short story to give his teenage son, Archie, some fatherly advice regarding alcohol and drug abuse. However, due to it’s gritty and emotional content, several TV & film actors have …

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It’s a rehearsal not a pub crawl – honest!

On a freezing Sunday morning in January, only the most dedicated actors would queue to get into the Wards Freehouse for a quick run-through and some publicity shots. Essential practice for our opening night at the end of August. Real-life landlady Lisa was kind enough to greet us at 9am so we …

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