The second open audition for new comedy-drama set in Cork takes place at the Montfort College of Performing Arts, Penrose Wharf, this Saturday, the 16th of February from 2.15pm.

‘Standing Up’ is a six-part comedy-drama set in Cork City, the pilot of which is scheduled for shooting in Cork City and County the week of 25th March to the 30th March, 2013.
The six-part series was written by Cork writer, Gary Wade, prior to development by Rob Heyland, the creator of Ultimate Force for ITV and writer of critically acclaimed RTE drama, Whistleblower. Present at the casting session on the day will be Gary Wade (Writer/Director) and Lorcan Dunne (Director of Photography).

Work permitting, Rob Heyland will also be in attendance.

Lorcan Dunne recently worked on Hugo, directed by Martin Scorsese and his previous productions have broadcast on both Sky and MTV.

The following roles are open to cast:
Dessie: Late twenties, early thirties.

Ziggy: Male, twenties/thirties.

Maureen: Mother of main character, late fifties, early sixties.
Finbarr: Father of main character, late fifties, early sixties.
Christie: Bar owner, fifties.
Fionnuala: Attractive, late twenties, early thirties.
Niall: Late teens, early twenties.
Tony: Soccer manager, mid forties.
Aidan: early thirties,
Pio: Twenties/thirties.
Please email headshot to to obtain an
audition time. If you cannot commit to a particular time, please
arrive at your convenience and you will be seen as quickly as

Additional CV and show-reel, can also be forwarded to