SHORT FILM CASTING CALL IN THE COMPANY OF GRIEF AUDITION DATE: SATURDAY 3RD DECEMBER MANCHESTER (UK)
FRANK (60’S) Frank was born and raised in Salford. He went into the army until the age of 23 and when he came out he met
Sarah. They were inseparable, but in 2018 Sarah was diagnosed with stage 3 breast cancer, From then on Frank’s drinking got worse. Their daughter Rachel had to step in and take care of Sarah, as Frank would drink himself into a state, which effected this relationship. Since then, Rachel has helped Frank get back on track, but his drinking has slowly come back, and has gotten worse during Lockdown as he faces up to his issues.
BARRY (60’S) Barry has been a friend of Frank’s for a long time, they both used to work for a construction business. They would spend weekends in the pub, but this turned into a daily routine once they both retired. Barry was close with Sarah; she would often ring him to ask him to take care of him. He was also very close with Rachel, he was like an uncle to her, in fact, she calls him Uncle
Barry. Barry has no children; he was married for 20 years until his ex-wife Mary left him for another man.