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Want to Join the Ros na Rún Family?

You could join the gang in Ros na Run as the Irish language soap is now looking for new talent for the show. Photo Martina Regan

You could join the gang in Ros na Run as the Irish language soap is now looking for new talent for the show. Photo Martina Regan

The Search is on for a New Irish Speaking Soap Star and the chances are that there are many p[otential new stars in Donegal which bpasts a strong Irish language speaking population.

‘Ros Na Rún’, TG4’s Irish language drama, is looking for budding Irish language actors to join their cast. If you have the cúpla focal and a burning ambition to act, then now’s your chance to join the acting family of one of Ireland’s most popular drama series!

The team behind Ros na Rún are on the look out for both male and female actors to stir things up in the rural village, with some dramatic storylines! Auditions will be held on the set of Ros na Rún in Spiddal, Co Galway. Fluent Irish is essential for all roles.

Actors will take to the same set that saw Stephen Fry make a cameo appearance and that has become home to many familiar faces – indeed viewers couldn’t imagine Ros na Rún without Seamus, one of the characters who has been with the soap for 17 years. In fact it would be like Dallas without JR! With dramatic and exciting storylines, actors are guaranteed to have their skills challenged and further developed. During its history the soap screened the first gay kiss shown on Irish television, as well as teen pregnancy, murder, steroid addiction and seduction!

Déirdre Ní Fhlatharta, Series Producer of ‘Ros Na Rún’ said: “Ros na Rún is well known for its great sense of humour which is embedded amongst the darker storylines. We’re looking for male and female actors, who can be dynamic and versatile, and has the Star Quality! We have already started storylines for next season and this will bring in some new characters to the ever evolving rural village which never disappoints the viewers by way of Drama, romance, tragedy and plenty of belly laughs!

Ros na Rún, now in its 17th series, has the unique ability to portray the realities of contemporary Gaeltacht and rural living with humour and intelligence. Employing over 140 people Ros na Rún broadcasts for 35 weeks of the year, airing two episodes a week on TG4 and receives over 200,000 viewers each week.

If you are interested in auditioning, simply email your CV with a recent photo to leiriuchain@rosnarun.com before the 7th December 2012. Ros na Rún will then contact you to arrange an audition.

The show is co-produced by Eo Teilifis and Tyrone Productions, which are commissioned by TG4 to produce the station’s flagship drama programme. For further information call 091 558400 or visit www.rosnarun.com.

 

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