Norman Beaton Fellowship

Applications have now closed. Everyone who applied will be informed of the outcome by Mon 17 Dec.

Are you a professional actor who didn’t train at an accredited drama school? Do you have a versatile voice? Would you like to work in radio drama?

Each year the BBC Norman Beaton Fellowship seeks to find a broad and diverse range of new acting talent, particularly from those who may not have easy access to conventional routes into radio drama. Stratford East will be hosting auditions for the Norman Beaton Fellowhip on Fri 11 Jan 2019!

Norman Beaton Fellowship 2019

This is a wonderful opportunity for 8-10 professional actors - who have NOT trained at an accredited drama school - to audition for the BBC Radio Drama Company (RDC). Previous winners include Ayesha Antoine, Adeel Akthar, Karen Bartke and Debra Baker. The winners receive a five-month contract with the BBC Radio Drama Company and the runners up, a freelance engagement with BBC Radio Drama.

Auditions will be held at Theatre Royal Stratford East on Fri 11 Jan 2019 - please note that not all applicants will receive an audition 

This event is open to anyone who meets these criteria, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or disability.

 “The Norman Beaton Fellowship is an excellent opportunity for any actor who wants to find their voice and be heard.” Shaheen Khan, actor (BBC NBF Judge, 2014)

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