|Number of Roles:||2(2 for minors)|
|CHIP||Principal||Male/10 to 13/African American, Ethnically Ambiguous||Paid|
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)
|ZAKIA||Principal||Female/12 to 17/Asian||Paid|
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 )