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Danny and the Human Zoo casting

Red Production Company and the BBC are looking to cast the lead role in Danny and the Human Zoo, a new semi-autobiographical drama written by Lenny Henry.




Black male teenager of Jamaican parentage, late teens, with an authentic West Midlands accent.


An excellent mimic with the ability and willingness to learn impersonations of 70s cultural icons such as Tommy Cooper, Mohammed Ali, Elvis Presley, Harold Wilson, John Lennon, Dave Allen etc.


A comedian who is constantly entertaining his school mates, with a boyish charm and an innocence to the ways of the world.


If you’re interested, please email a photo of yourself along with a CV/covering letter to the casting director, Lisa Makin, at no later than Tuesday 24th June 2014.