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Actors and Extras Required for BBC Comedy Shorts

Actors and Extras Required for BBC Comedy Shorts

London, UK
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Peggy Pictures is producing a selection of shorts for BBC Comedy and requires extras and actors to play opposite our leads. Shooting across the week commencing 8th March, with opportunities for the same actor to play multiple roles and feature in more than one of the sketches. All filming will comply with a covid safe risk assessment.

Audition / Rehearsal / Production dates

Filming will take place throughout the week commencing 8th March. Self tapes to be submitted by Monday 1st March, callbacks later that week.

Job payment

£8.91 per hour

Expenses paid - food and travel

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Male actor

Male PE teacher, in his 50s, awkwardly teaching a sex education class in a secondary school. He’s flustered, confused and mortified! Small amount of dialogue, reacting to difficult questions from students relating to their sexual health and common misconceptions surrounding sex and relationships. The sketch highlights the need for better sex education in schools. Playing opposite a well known TikTok star.

Male, aged 45 to 75

Applications closed 2 March 2021.

Male actor

Male aged 25-35, at least 6ft tall, meets our female protagonist for a date. She has achondroplasia meaning she is shorter than average height, and the date makes offensive comments about her height. Our protagonist describes herself as a ‘little woman’ and this scene features in a comedy sketch where she calls out inappropriate behaviour or comments that she has experienced in her own life. Playing opposite a well known TikTok star.

Male, aged 21 to 35

  • Height: 184 cm / 6ft 0in - Any

Applications closed 2 March 2021.

Male extra

Male, in his twenties, taking photos of our protagonist as she walks down the street. She has achondroplasia and is shorter than average height. Our protagonist approaches them and calls them out on their inappropriate behaviour. Our protagonist describes herself as a ‘little woman’ and this scene features in a comedy sketch where she calls out inappropriate behaviour or comments that she has experienced in her own life. Playing opposite a well known TikTok star.

Anyone, aged 18 to 35

Applications closed 2 March 2021.

Female actor

Shop assistant who mistakenly directs our protagonist to the children’s section in a clothing shop. Our protagonist describes herself as a ‘little woman’ as she has achondroplasia and is shorter than average height. This scene features in a comedy sketch where she calls out inappropriate behaviour or comments that she has experienced in her own life. Playing opposite a well known TikTok star.

Anyone, aged 18 to 40

Applications closed 2 March 2021.

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Listing created: 25 February 2021
Applications closed: 2 March 2021
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