Search for play stars

UPTON playwright John Godber is on the hunt for local actors to star in his next production.

Mr Godber, whose company is based at Theatre Royal Wakefield, is adapting Stan Barstow’s novel A Kind of Loving, which will premiere as part of Ossett Festival in June.

He is searching for a male with a playing age of 17, and a female with a playing age of 15 who will be available on June 16 and 17.

Interested professionals should send a CV and headshot to John Godber, A Kind Of Loving, Theatre Royal Wakefield, Drury Lane, Wakefield, WF1 2TE or by e-mail to by Tuesday, May 2.

Theatre Royal Wakefield works in partnership with The John Godber Company to produce two tours of his work each year.

The second production, Weekend Breaks, toured the UK early this year and returns to Theatre Royal Wakefield from April 24 to 28.