Child Actor Required For Centrestage Cymru’s Chitty Chitty Bang Bang!

Are you or do you know a child actor with a passion for musical theatre?

Due to unforeseen circumstances, Newport-based musical theatre company, Centrestage Cymru are looking for a child actor to play the role of Jeremy Potts in their forthcoming presentation of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.

A fantastic musical adventure with an out-of-this-world magical car crossing lands and seas, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang is based on the 1968 film version of Ian Fleming’s children’s book, and a score by the Sherman Brothers (Mary Poppins), Chitty Chitty Bang Bang is a ‘Truly Scrumptious’ family-friendly blockbuster filled with amazing stage spectacle and unforgettable songs.

An eccentric inventor, Caractacus Potts sets about restoring an old race car from a scrap heap with the help of his children, Jeremy and Jemima. They soon discover the car has magical properties, including the ability to float and take flight. Trouble occurs when the evil Baron Bomburst desires the magic car for himself. The family joins forces with Truly Scrumptious and batty Grandpa Potts to outwit the dastardly Baron and Baroness and their villainous henchman, the Child Catcher.

Requirements foe the role of Jeremy Potts

  • The playing age for Jeremy is 10-13, while the height is 4-5 ft

  • Skills required must be a confident singer and actor.

  • Must be able to attend rehearsals on Monday and Thursday evenings.

  • Chitty Chitty Bang Bang runs at Newport’s Dolman Theatre from November 20-23, 2019.

  • For more information, please email:

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