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AUDITION NOTICE: "The Thrill of Love" by Centenary Theatre Group

About The Show: "The Thrill of Love" is a compelling drama that delves into the true story of Ruth Ellis, the last woman to be hanged in Britain. As a divorcee working in nightclubs, Ruth's life takes a dramatic turn when she becomes obsessed with a wealthy racing driver named David. The play explores the complexities of their relationship, leading to a shocking murder and a trial that captivated the nation.

Production Team:

  • Director: Ashleigh Cates


  • Date: Sunday, 19th May 2024

  • Time: Morning (9am - 12pm) or Afternoon (1pm - 3pm)

  • Audition Requirements:

  • Prepare a dramatic monologue from a play (preferably written in the last 50 years).

  • Participate in a group audition involving learning a short scene within a 15-minute period.

To book your audition slot, email You will receive a confirmation email with your specific time slot within 24 hours.


  • RUTH ELLIS: Nightclub hostess

  • JACK GALE: Detective Inspector

  • SYLVIA SHAW: Nightclub manageress

  • VICKIE MARTIN: Model and actress

  • DORIS JUDD: Charwoman

Production Schedule:

  • Rehearsals:

  • Tuesdays and Thursdays: 7:00pm - 9:30pm

  • Sundays: 1:00pm - 5:00pm

  • Key Dates:

  • Sunday, 26th May: First Rehearsal

  • Saturday, 20th July: Opening Night

  • Sunday, 11th August: Final Performance

For more information or to request audition materials, please contact Ashleigh Cates at Join us for this captivating production and be part of bringing Ruth Ellis's story to life on stage!


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