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The 39 Steps (Ipswich Little Theatre) @ Jean Pratt Building Ipswich
Aug 9 @ 7:30 pm
The 39 Steps (Ipswich Little Theatre) @ Jean Pratt Building Ipswich

Ipswich Little Theatre are beyond excited to announce audition registrations are now open for ‘The 39 Steps’  by Patrick Barlow, directed Shane Mallory and assisted by Jo Robbins.

About the show: 

A hilarious whodunit based on Alfred Hitchcock’s classic original film. A beautiful woman. An unsuspecting victim. A whole lot of fun! One part epic spy-tale, one part madcap comedy extravaganza. The 39 Steps follows innocent bystander Richard Hannay as he races cross-country from London to Edinburgh and back to solve a mysterious crime: before it’s blamed on him!?

Ipswich Little Theatre (ILT) is presenting The 39 Steps as a 10 year anniversary for when it was first performed in Ipswich Little Theatre’s Incinerator Theatre.

Audition Requirements: 

ILT asks that you prepare a 1 minute comic contemporary monologue as part of your audition. They also ask that you read over the sides provided on their website (link below).

It is preferable that all actors be physically agile and confident with British dialects, among others. Please note that while ages have been suggested, these age ranges are flexible.


  • Richard Hannay– Tall, dark and handsome, British orphan, involved in international espionage and intrigue (late 30s approx.)
  • Pamela, Annabella, Margaret– Played by the same actress, love interest, secret agent, Scottish wife, also involved in espionage and intrigue (20-30yrs)
  • Clown 1 and Clown 2– These actors play all other supporting characters. They include spies, vaudevillians, police officers, Scots, innkeepers, heavies. Must be physically agile and expert with dialects.

Important Dates: 

Rehearsals commence as soon as possible after casting.

Performances include Wednesday, 18 November – Saturday, 4 December 2021.

For more information, visit Ipswich Little Theatre’s website