Open auditions announced for Operation Mincemeat in West End

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Open auditions have been announced in the search for a new cast of hit West End musical Operation Mincemeat.

A call has been put out for performers to try out for the show’s ongoing run at the Fortune Theatre.

The casting notice reads: “Seeking outstanding comedy triple-threat actors with leading vocals and highly competent movement skills. This show is a fast-paced and character-driven comedy piece – we are looking for very experienced and dextrous comedy actors, preferably with improv and multi-role experience.

“Proficiency with accents essential, ability to rap a bonus. We are also seeking covers and understudies for this production.”

The production adds that all the roles are open to transgender people, non-binary people and other people in the trans community

Open auditions will be held in London and Manchester/Salford in January 2024. For more information and to sign up, visit

New musical Operation Mincemeat is the acclaimed stage show about an unbelievable true story from Britain’s World War II past.

Singin’ in the Rain meets Strangers on a Train, Noel Coward meets Noel Fielding, Operation Mincemeat is the fast-paced, hilarious and unbelievable true story of the twisted secret mission that won us World War II. The question is, how did a well-dressed corpse wrong-foot Hitler?

The musical is written and composed by SpitLip – David Cumming, Felix Hagan, Natasha Hodgson and Zoe Roberts – who also currently star in the cast. It is now booking to September 2024.

About the author: Josh Darvill

Josh is Stageberry's editor with over five years of experience writing about theatre in the West End and across the UK. Prior to following his passion for musicals, he worked for more than a decade as a TV journalist.


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