Bishop Auckland Passion Play Needs Your Support (Picture: Keith Blundy)

Posted on behalf of the Bishop Auckland Passion Play Organising Team

We are looking for people who would like to be part of the Cast – we have many cast roles including Jesus, the disciples, Mary Magdalene, Mary mother of Jesus, High Priests, Roman Centurions and Officials plus many more.

We are also looking for people who would like be behind the scenes in costume and make up teams, backstage, technical support, stage construction, props, stewards and support teams.

There will be a number of free to attend Open Calls in Bishop Auckland for all who are interested in joining us. All cast and crew must attend at least one open call event.

These will last a maximum of 90 minutes but include time to find out more, ask questions and of course, start the process of you being involved in a team and become a part of this momentous story.

The Open Calls are on the following dates:

In addition to the Open Call Events here are the dates for those who would like to audition for key roles:

  • Thursday 25th July 6.30pm B/A Baptist Church, DL14 6AH
  • Friday 26th July 6.30pm B/A Baptist Church, DL14 6AH
  • Tuesday 30th July 6.30pm Woodhouse Close Church, DL14 6PD
  • Saturday 7th September 10.30am St Mary’s Church, DL14 6PQ
  • Tuesday 17th September 6.30pm Valley Methodist Church, DL14 8UB
  • Saturday 21st September 10.30am  B/A Baptist Church, DL14 6AH

For more information please contact Rev’d Eileen Harrop, Producer: or look at the Passion Play Bishop Auckland facebook site.

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