Warner Bros. Creative Talent has announced the five recipients of its 'Golden Ticket' week-long work placement. Ruth Blakey, Kayleigh Chapman, Jenny Milner, Erin Rankin and Lois Taviner will be taken inside the world of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, the smash hit UK musical based on the classic Roald Dahl book and directed by Oscar-winner Sam Mendes. And for one of the lucky five, this is just the beginning - the most promising candidate will be offered a 3-month paid placement as a production intern on the show.
The five recipients of the #CharlieChoc 'Golden Ticket' work placements Ruth Blakey, Kayleigh Chapman, Jenny Milner, Erin Rankin and Lois Taviner.
"Through Warner Bros. Creative Talent we support young people of all backgrounds, who would otherwise not have the chance to access the creative industries," said Josh Berger, CBE, President and Managing Director, Warner Bros. UK, Ireland and Spain, in a statement. "We are delighted that with our first UK stage production, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, we are able to offer five talented people invaluable insight and experience in to this record-breaking musical and, we hope, their first step towards a career in theatre production."
The seven-time Olivier-nominated musical has been extended through May 30, 2015. If you call the UK home or plan to travel there in future, don't miss out on the hit West End production. In the meantime, take a look at the trailer below.