Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Casting call for new CBBC series

Back in February, Screenterrier reported on the commissioning of a new CBBC series called The Knot, being made in the North West of England by Lime Pictures, the production company behind Combat Kids and Ingenious.

The Knot is a mystery drama set in the English countryside revolving around the Boulsworths, a foster family offering emergency and short-term care, looking after children on a temporary basis until permanent arrangements can be made.

THE KNOT is currently CASTING in BRISTOL, MANCHESTER and LONDON.

Please read the following character breakdowns carefully and SUGGEST ASAP to
THIS CASTING IS NOW CLOSED


ROCKET IS 11 / 12
LEAD CHARACTER

Rocket has to share his house and Parents with foster children.

Rocket is naive, feisty, courageous, good-hearted, bright, impetuous, exuberant, funny and a teller of tall tales.

I AM CASTING IN LONDON, MANCHESTER & BRISTOL SO PLEASE STATE WHERE YOU ARE BASED.

Alli (Female)
ALLI IS 14 BUT I AM ONLY LOOKING AT ACTRESSES 16 AND OVER TO PLAY DOWN.

LEAD CHARACTER
Alli is Rocket's sister.

Every day Alli notices a little bit more injustice in the world and it drives her mad. She’s been good all her life, and part of her has had enough. It’s time to find out who she really is, even if not everyone likes it.

I AM CASTING IN LONDON, MANCHESTER & BRISTOL SO PLEASE STATE WHERE YOU ARE BASED.


Casey (Male)
AGED 14 BUT I AM ONLY LOOKNG AT ACTORS OVER 16 TO PLAY DOWN

LEAD CHARACTER
Casey is a foster child and has been through a lot.

He has a tough exterior, and doesn’t use any more words than he absolutely has to, but he’s sensitive and perceptive, and has a granite-like sense of right and wrong.

I AM CASTING IN LONDON, MANCHESTER & BRISTOL SO PLEASE STATE WHERE YOU ARE BASED.


Lena (Female)
LENA IS 11 / 12 

LEAD CHARACTER
Lena is Casey's Sister and is a foster child.

Lena Parker is fiery, mouthy, argumentative, and claims to be scared of absolutely nothing, but mostly that’s just bluff.

I AM CASTING IN LONDON, MANCHESTER & BRISTOL SO PLEASE STATE WHERE YOU ARE  BASED.



Dibber (Male)


Dibber is Rocket's best mate so aged 11 / 12

He’s not as funny or as entertaining as Rocket, but he’s reliable and is prime new best mate material, so it’s time to move on. Dibber is a little uptight, honest and serious, and a model pupil,

Looking for Quirky youngsters for this role.

I AM CASTING IN LONDON, MANCHESTER & BRISTOL SO PLEASE STATE WHERE YOU ARE BASED.



Kieran (Male)
ACTORS OVER 16 ONLY

14-year-old Kieran is the rebel of Featherbridge Academy. He’s too cool for school, is filled with attitude, and hates teachers because they hate him. He knows he’ll get the blame whether he’s the guilty party or not, so he figures he may as well be.


Lisa (Female)
ACTRESSES OVER 16 


14-year-old Lisa loves Kieran and suspects every other girl in Featherbridge of trying to come between them. She isn’t scared of anything, and relishes the fact that nearly all the girls in school are afraid of her. If you upset Lisa, she’ll never ever forget it. She’s intelligent, but no-one’s ever really noticed. And she doesn’t like being laughed at, not ever

PLEASE SUGGEST ASAP to THIS CASTING IS NOW CLOSED

18 comments:

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  2. I was really getting happy but when I saw only 16 and over to play down I was like NOOOOO!

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  3. How long does it take for them to get back to you?

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  4. Any one heard back from the auditions? Any recalls?
    I'm Karl Queensborough and I auditioned last week thursday in Bristol.

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  5. Is There Any Auditions for lena i am female and 12

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  6. hi my name is iqra i am a female so is my cousin afra and sister amra we are 13 and would love to audtion for cbbc new t.v program. it would be great because we would love a new career on us and we would love to be actors pls and thank you ever so much pls reply

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  7. when is the auditions held for lena??

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  8. when are the auditions held for lena ? or are they already done

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  9. The auditions are over, The Knot is currently filming http://www.screenterrier.blogspot.co.uk/2012/08/new-cbbc-drama-knot-starts-filming.html

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  10. I could be lena im 10 but i'll be 11 in januaary

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  11. is there any comedy roles for cbbc in 2013 for 13/14 year olds?

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  12. if there's any auditions for 16 year olds for a girl im happy to audition please email me
    itschloefarrant@gmail.com

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  13. were do you need to audition and i really want to be in a cbbc tv programme my name is zakya and i am 13 years old i anyone knows i it is held in london plz plz reply

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