Yellow is the Colour of Sunshine by Brendan Murray

For children aged 3+


Yellow is the Colour of Sunshine is a new play told in words, BSL, and movement about emotions, empathy and how we communicate


We are currently seeking two professional actors aged over 18 to join a cast of three:


One  performer to play: Yoshi a young child, who is D/deaf  with a high level of British Sign Language fluency 

  • Good movement skills
  • BSL skills: this character communicates using BSL
  • Strong physical comedy and timing
  • A sense of fun and play.

One  performer to play:  Hani a  young child

  • Good movement skills
  • Strong physical comedy and timing
  • A sense of fun and play.
  • BSL skills are desirable but not essential. This character is the only speaking character in the play.


Deadline to apply – 28th February

Auditions – workshop – 13/14/15/March 2019 in London

Recall workshop – 15th March in London

Rehearsals – 23 April – 17th May 2019 (York)

National Tour 18th May – 13th July 2019 (UK wide)

DirectorWendy Harris

BSL interpretersTBC

Fee- £483 a week + tour allowance and accommodation (Equity/ ITC rates)


To apply – Send a CV & photograph to:

(BSL interpreters will be in auditions and throughout rehearsals)

No phone calls please


We actively encourage applications from BAME performers.

tutti frutti productions is funded by Arts Council England and is an ITC company. The play will be rehearsed in York and the base for touring will be from York. All touring teams are DBS checked as part of normal employment procedure.





tutti frutti is an exciting and dynamic touring theatre company specializing in work for children aged 3-7 years and their families. We tour newly commissioned plays regionally, nationally and internationally. We work with artists that are specialists in making work for children and creating visually exciting, engaging and meaningful theatre for children. We have recently developed our touring profile abroad and are currently on our first tour of the US.


To delight children with meaningful, imaginative, visual, story-based theatre.


We are a National Portfolio Organisation of Arts Council England and funded by LCC. We are a charity and a company limited by guarantee and we have reserves of eight months operating costs.

We are seeking new Trustees to complement the experience of our existing Board and to work closely with the core team to realise tutti frutti’s artistic programme and determine the development of the company over the forthcoming years. We are looking for passionate, individuals who are willing to share their energy and skills to help us navigate a challenging climate and come on an exciting, creative journey. We are particularly keen to welcome as Trustees individuals who represent the diversity of modern Britain and who can support the company in better creating work for diverse communities and audiences. Board members are required to champion fundraising and diversity.


What will you get out of it?

  • A rewarding experience – helping a creative company prosper and be successful.
  • Being ‘at the centre of the action’, helping to support strategic decisions about the things that matter and enable the company to thrive.
  • Putting your skills and experience to good use by supporting the company’s mission and vison.
  • The personal learning and satisfaction that comes from applying your skills and experience in a new context.
  • Attendance at tutti frutti performances and events.
  • Training to be a Trustee


If you would like to find out more, we would be delighted to hear from you. Please contact Emma Killick 0113 3880027 for an informal discussion.