A warm welcome to all our readers.

Wondering where to start?

Here’s a list of our key articles about Actors, Child Actors, Supporting Artistes and Extras, and Filmmaking.


Child Actors

Young performers rarely get an easy break into theatrical, TV or film productions. In addition, almost every performer needs a Child Performance Licence until the day they can legally leave school.

Find out more about life as a child actor or young performer in these articles:

How To Become A Child Actor

Youth Theatre In The UK

National Youth Theatre Rejection? Try Again!

Child Performance Licence Regulation Issues

Become A Licensed Chaperone For Child Performers

20 Reputable UK Agencies for Child Actors



Talent Agencies In The UK

We’ve also compiled almost a thousand quick summaries about acting and talent agencies in the UK. There were so many, we needed to create dozens of pages!

So you will find our summaries of London agencies, including the UK’s top acting agencies, sorted alphabetically:

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z Numerical

If you live further afield and are looking for acting agencies nearby, please head to these listings –



Supporting Artistes and Extras

If you’re interested in working as an extra on a TV series or feature films, start with the following guides:

How To Become A Film And TV Extra in The UK

How Much Do Extras Earn From UK Films & TV?

Extras Agencies In The UK

We also have articles about Child Extras:

Child Extras For Film And TV Work In The UK

Child Extras: Reputable UK Agencies

And about Baby and Toddler Modelling:

Modelling for Babies and Toddlers

Baby Modelling Agencies UK


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