They’re excited, nervous and more than a little adorable: Sophie Moman, Emma Cobb, Jayden McGinlay and Campbell MacCorquodale are the local children sharing the roles of Jemima and Jeremy Potts in the upcoming Brisbane season of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, presented by the Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC). The four budding artists were selected from more than 300 hopefuls, and they couldn’t be happier.
“I’m pretty sure I fell flat on the floor,” says eight-year-old Jayden, recounting the moment he found out he would be playing Jeremy Potts. “It was just amazing, I couldn’t believe it. “