The Comedy About A Bank Robbery Interview For Performer Stuff Pro Series: Part 3 of 3. Auditions & Nerves
Written by: Mark Pawsey
April 24, 2021
To continue with our Performers Stuff Pro Series, please welcome back Chris Leask, Ross Virgo and Ashley Tucker from the hit London West End Show The Comedy About a Bank Robbery. In the 3rd and final part of their trilogy of interviews, they talk to our pro series host Mark Pawsey, about auditions and nerves. They share what’s currently in their audition books, offer some tips to help deal with nerves and agree together that it’s exciting and healthy to get nervous. Join these young actors, as they share personal experiences and insights into why they love working in this profession.
What is The Comedy About A Bank Robbery?
Show Summary: Summer 1958. Minneapolis City Bank has been entrusted with a priceless diamond. An escaped convict is dead set on pocketing the gem with the help of his screwball sidekick, trickster girlfriend… and the maintenance man. With mistaken identities, love triangles and hidden agendas, even the most reputable can’t be trusted. In a town where everyone’s a crook, who will end up bagging the jewel?
Meet the Interviewees
Ashley Tucker trained at Birmingham School of Acting and most recently played Ruth Monaghan in Mischief Theatre’s UK Tour & West End productions of The Comedy About A Bank Robbery. @TuckersTweeter
Chris Leask trained at LAMDA (London Academy of Dramatic Art) Prominent member of Mischief Theatre playing in The Comedy About a Bank Robbery, The Play that Goes Wrong, Peter Pan Goes Wrong and BBC TVs The Goes Wrong Show. @chrisleask
Ross Virgo trained at Royal Central School of Speech and Drama in London and most recently performed in Mischief Theatre’s UK Tour & West End productions of The Comedy About A Bank Robbery. @rosspvirgo
WATCH: The Comedy About A Bank Robbery Interview For Performer Stuff Pro Series: Part 3 of 3.