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Project name: BBC - CBeebies - 'Number 1 Newton Avenue' Call 2

  • Request type: Casting Call
  • Project type: Television
  • Casting for: Lead
  • Pay / incentives: In line with BBC Equity
  • Union: Equity UK
  • Production dates: 20th September to November 8th (approx. 7 days of filming in total)
  • Production location: Glasgow
  • Gender: Either Gender / No preference
  • Disability: Any Disability
  • Role / Character: Parent
  • Role / Project description: Number 1 Newton Avenue is a live-action and animation series set at a fictitious tenement building called 'Number 1 Newton Avenue' and in each episode, we meet some of the families that live there. The show is being made to help pre-school children with their maths skills. We are filming 26 x 7 minute episodes, each one focusing on a different aspect of maths. Over the course of the series, we will meet 4 key children with their accompanying adult, as they solve every-day problems using maths skills. The show will have a variety of characters, cultures and relationships portrayed, which will fully represent a multi-cultural, inner city, tenement community. The filming will take place in Glasgow and we're scheduled to begin shooting on Sunday 20th September, until mid-November. There will be approximately 7 record dates for each adult cast member during this period. We are currently in the casting process and looking for male and female actors who have children who are ideally 5 years old (or playing age of 5). We are looking specifically for cast members who fit the following character brief: > A disabled parent (mum or dad) or family relative with a 4 to 6 year old child. Character outline: Main Adult - really enjoys the outdoors with their child. Main Child - a boy/girl who loves the outdoors and is nature loving. This duo love adventures together, they always find something fun to explore and do either outside or find a way to bring nature indoors to them.
  • Submission deadline date: Thursday 6th August (ideally)
  • Submission instructions: TBC

Casting / Agency Contact Details

  • Thomas Outteridge
  • BBC
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