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THE DUMPING GROUND 2' TV Show

Project Name:"THE DUMPING GROUND 2" "CHIP" & "ZAKIA"
Project Type:Television
Project Union status:Other
Project Rate:BBC Contract (As with all the other kids in the series - parents are not used as chaperones)

Number of Roles:2(2 for minors)

RoleRole TypeGender/Age/EthnicitiesDescription/Note
CHIPPrincipalMale/10 to 13/African American, Ethnically AmbiguousPaid
Role Rate: BBC Contract (As with all the other kids in the series - parents are not used as chaperones)
Role Description: BRILLIANT BLACK OR MIXED RACE boy aged 10 to small 13 Year Old. He must be fit & ideally good at football (although football skills are not essential). He is a mini 'white-van-man' He has lots of attitude and is outwardly very confident although he does have moments of self doubt that manifest when his confidence is tested. Looking for a fab young actor to be a new regular in 'The Dumping Ground'.

"CHIP" - Rehearse : W/C 1st JULY, 2013 Shoot : W/C 8TH JULY, 2012 - W/E 5TH OCTOBER, 2013 (13 week shoot in Newcastle & the actor needs to be available for the entire filming period)

ZAKIAPrincipalFemale/12 to 17/AsianPaid
Role Rate: BBC Contract. If under licencing age - parents do not chaperone their kids on this series.
Role Description: MUST BE AFGHANI OR OF AFGHANI DESCENT & APPEARANCE - can speak with a local UK accent or with an Afghani accent. She is aged between 12 to 17 Years old. She should have a playing age of 13 - 15 years if she is over licencing age. Looking for a brilliant actress who is feisty and blunt. She was seperated from her family as they tried to flee the Taliban. She's been on the streets working as a pickpocket & begging or shoplifting food & clothes, as and when required. Because she's been on her own for so long, there's almost a feral quality to her. Looking for a fab actress to be a new regular in 'The Dumping Ground'.

"ZAKIA" - Poss rehearse : W/C 29TH JULY, 2013 Shoot : W/C 5th AUGUST, 2013 - W/E 5TH OCTOBER, 2013 (9 week shoot in Newcastle & the actress needs to be available for the entire filming period )