Award winning theatre company and residents of 
The Attic Theatre, ‘No.1 Fringe’ Theatre in Stratford upon Avon 

Tread the Boards

Arts Organisation of the Year 2014 & 2016
Best Children's Show 2015
Primary Times Childrens Choice Award Finalist 2015

Current casting

Tread the Boards Theatre Company are happy to accept submissions from Actors for our upcoming Season.
The Company rehearse and perform in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire and are keen to hear from actors that have a base close to the venue.

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Current castings below:

Henry V by William Shakespeare
Show dates: 30th March - 23rd April 2017
  • Earl of Bedford - The brother to the king, he is honorable and loyal and one of Henry's closest advisors (Male 20-30)
  • Captain Gower - The captain who commands the archers. Good friends with Fluellen (Male 20-30)
  • Earl of Westmorland - Cousin to the king, he is a close advisor to the king (Male 25-35)
  • Captain Fluellen - The welsh captain. He is a strict disiplinarian and has indepth knowledge of the wars. (Male 25-40)
  • Lewis the Dauphin - The french prince. He is hot headed, arrogant and has no respect for the english and the king in particular. (Male 20-30)
  • Captain MacMorris - The irish captain of the mines. He is not on good terms with Captain Fluellen and gets into arguments with him. (Male 20-40)
  • Bardolph - One of Henry's old friends that he has excluded from his life. Bardolph is a thief but speaks highly of the king. Comedy role (Male 30-40)
  • Williams - A private soldier who tells the king who is in disguise that the king is wrong to go to war. (Male 25-35)
  • Duke of York - A brave warrior who at the battle of Agincourt leads the army (Male 25-35)
  • Nym - One of Henry's old friends that he has excluded from his life. A pick pocket and in competition with Pistol to marry Mistress Quickly (Male 20-30)
  • Duke of Orleans - A noble of the french court, he is arrogant and confidant of the Dauphin (Male 20-30)
  • Duke of Burgundy - The ambassador who brings the french and english together to sign the peace treaty. (Male 30-40)
  • Chorus - The narrator of the production (Female 20-40)
  • Montjoy the Herald - The french herald who meets the king on many occasions to ask for his ransom (Female 20-30)
  • Scroop - One of Henry's closest friends who betrays the king for the french cause (Female 20-30)
  • Mistress Quickly - The hostess of the Boar's Head Tavern and married to Pistol. She nurses the dying Falstaff (Female 25-40)
  • Alice - lady in waiting to Princess Katherine. She is fluent in french and has a basic understanding of English (Female 25-40)
  • Princess Katherine - The french princess betrothed to Henry V. She is a french speaker and knows very little english (Female 20-30)
  • Boy - Falstaff's boy who now follows Pistol, Nym and Bardolph (Female 18-20)
  • Constable of France - the lord high constable, a strong warrior who has contempt for the english but does not suffer the Dauphins arrogance (Female 25-40)
  • Grey - One of conspirators discovered by Henry. (Female 20-30)