Chesham Bois actor gets role at International Youth Arts Festival

George O'Keefe

George O'Keefe

First published in Bucks Free Press: Photograph of the Author by , Senior reporter

A TALENTED young actor from Chesham Bois has been picked for a part at the International Youth Arts Festival.

After passing his audition with flying colours, 13-year-old George O'Keefe was selected for a role in the Jeremy James Taylor play, The Ragged Child.

The Beacon School pupil has been handed the role of the piece's anti-hero, Leary, after performing a song and speech in front of a judging panel.

George will be treading the boards at the Rose Theatre in Kingston from July 23-27 as part of the festival. For more details go to

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