Cast Size: Large (21 or more performers)
Cast Type: Ensemble Cast
Dance Requirements: Standard

Character Breakdown

Kate Cavanagh

A champion flautist from Tunbridge Wells. One of the Prodigy finalists.

Gender: female
Luke Jackson

A self-taught percussionist from Scunthorpe. One of the Prodigy finalists. Always dresses in black (the dark outsider).

Gender: male

A trumpeter who attends the prestigious music colelge Chethams in Manchester. One of the Prodigy finalists. His family are based in Singapore, where his Father is the High Commissioner. He is 17.

Gender: male
Claire Lewis

A clarinettists from Leeds. The youngest Prodigy finalist (she is 14).

Jessica Prince

A pianist from Brighton. A 15-year old Prodigy finalist with a secret voice. Wants to write her own songs.

Gender: female
Eileen Cavanagh

Kate's mum. She is a hugely acclaimed, world-renowned flautist. Pushy and preened.

Gender: female
Dave Jackson

Luke's dad. A northerner and 'real' bloke who's out of his comfort zone in London.

Gender: male
Dan Davis

A former child prodigy, now a top TV presenter; think Blue Peter and Countryfile.

Gender: male
Jenny Jones

A pin-up presenter. She's been hired for her looks and hasn't got a clue about classical music.

Gender: female
Melissa Marconi

The TV producer. She is blunt, cutting and pretentious. Mid 40s.

Gender: female

Melissa's assistant. He is 24, bright and eager-eyed but a little beleaguered by Melissa's unorthodox producing methods.

Gender: male

The concert conductor. Hugely acclaimed in his field, he is a passionate teacher who will work hard to bring out the best in people.

Gender: male
Stefan Sadowski

Competition judge and conductor of the Polish Symphony Orchestra. He is fiery and passionate. A reformed alcoholic.

Gender: male
Veronica Van Camp

Competition judge and trumpet teacher at the Royal College of Music. In a word, she is scary!

Gender: female

Competition judge and a cast member of The Only Way is Essex. She's 'the celebrity'.

Gender: female
George & Susan

Rupert's parents. George is the High Commissioner to Singapore and Susan is a proud diplomat's wife. They are well spoken, immaculate and well mannered.

Ian & Jennifer Lewis

Claire's parents. Warm and friendly 'ordinary folk' who are delighted with their daughter's success.

Sally & Anthony Prince

Jessie's parents. They are divorced and don't get on. Anthony is a strict, disciplinarian. Sally is a hippy and lives on a boat.