Some of these characters can be doubled. The ages set out below are ‘serving suggestions’ only. With some minor alterations to the script, a younger cast could make the play work.
Monica – Early fifties, attractive, elegant. Volunteer at ForGiving
Julia – Early fifties, a ‘Lycra girl’. Volunteer at ForGiving
Mickey – Fifty plus, dresses like a rocker – straggly pony tail, tattoos. Volunteer at ForGiving
Sophie – a young woman. Neighbour to Mickey
Desmond – Sixties, pompous. Manager of ForGiving
Donna – Early fifties, very attractive. Desmond’s wife
Joyce – Retired, 67, small and wispy. Volunteer at ForGiving
Gordon – Fifty-five, headteacher. Husband of Julia
Darren – Late forties, good looking, not too bright
DI Max Wordsworth – Forties, the investigating police officer
DC Helen Lang – Late twenties and assistant to DI Wordsworth
Matthew – Mid-twenties, son of Julia
‘Happy Roulette’ Lady (HRL), Flora, a volunteer at ForGiving, Alice, Julia’s daughter and Nick, Mickey’s solicitor appear as voices only.
Preview available here