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Beyond Reasonable Doubt-South / Adelaide - Casting ID # 1590703
Project Type Live Event Submission Type Open Call
Location South / Adelaide Union Non-union
Rate/Pay n/a Release Date 02-20-19
Audition Date 03-16-19 Submission deadline 03-15-19
Casting Category Theatre - Non-Equity
In the Central Criminal Court, the Old Bailey Sire David Metcalf, distinguished QC and Chairman of the Bar Council, is conducting the most important defence of his career -- his own.

Accused of the wilful murder of his terminally ill wife, Sir David finds himself locked in legal combat with his old rival, Sir Anthony Blair Booth QC, prosecuting counsel. After a tense and gripping courtroom scene, Act I ends just as we are about the hear the jury's verdict.
Act II takes us back in time to the fateful night of Lady Metcalf's death and before, and the plays ends with a surprising twist.

Role # 1 Anthony Blair-Booth
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Blair-Booth a war horse of a prosecutor and worthy adversary to Sir David now has the chance to win a case against his greatest rival. A savvy QC intent on securing a guilty verdict in a seemingly open and shut case. Jealous of Sir David’s career successes Blair Booth also lucked out in marrying David’s long time and loving wife Millie and so is spurred on further to win the case.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 50 to 65
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 2 Dr. Weeden
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Long time trusted and loyal friend and doctor to Sir David and crucial witness for the defence counsel. Weeden is a kind hearted and caring doctor and regularly enjoys the company of the Metcalfes.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 55 to 65
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 3 Robert Pierson
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

A young upcoming lawyer on the rise Robert is the eager, loyal and trusted Junior Counsel for the defence. Robert looks up to David as a mentor, close colleague and friend of the Metcalfe family.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 25 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 4 Mr. Cole
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Junior counsel to the Crown. A non-speaking role, but important visually as he busily tends to the prosecuting counsel’s needs by providing Blair-Booth with evidence, notes and silent advice throughout Act I.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 20 to 35
Ethnicity: Any -