Acting Agencies In Central England

Carefully Research Acting Agencies Before Contacting Them

There’s a lot of research you must do before applying to an agency. It will help you avoid scams, and make a better impression on the good agents.

Have you read our article Acting Agencies: Which One Is Right For You?

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Talent Agencies Based In Herefordshire

Dale Hammond Associates (DHA)

  • Located in Hitchin (SG4 0TA)
  • Spotlight registered agent
  • Established in 2011 by Emil Dale and Victoria Hammond
  • Associated with Emil Dale’s School of Performing Arts 
  • Represent child actors, young performers and adult actors
  • Active Twitter feed @DHA_Agency
  • Adults actors can apply by post or email
  • Children and young performers must sign up for an audition date
  • You can only apply once a year

S.T. Arts Management

  • Located in Ross-on-Wye (HR9 7AN)
  • Spotlight registered agent
  • Run by experienced actor Tarquin Shaw-Young
  • StageCoach classes 
  • Also works with a number of other talent agencies

The Wintersmith Agency

  • Located in Leominster (HR6 8LZ)
  • Spotlight registered agent
  • Website shows when the books are open and any roster gaps they are looking to fill
  • Apply via the form on the website
  • Spotlight registered actors preferred

Talent Agencies Based In The East Midlands Including Derby

Kim Holmes Showbusiness Entertainment Agency Ltd

  • Address in Ilkeston, Derbyshire, DE7 5AF
  • Listed in Spotlight Contacts
  • Established in 1952
  • Represents performers for work in clubs, major pantomime productions, and major holiday Park companies
  • Cabaret, musical theatre, entertainers and showcase students can apply via the email address on the ‘Jobs for Entertainers’ page

Forbes-Sutherland Management

  • Based in  Ilkeston, Derbyshire, DE7 8DY
  • Listed in Spotlight Contacts
  • No extras, walk on artists or under 18s
  • Active Twitter feed @forbesutherland
  • Applications from Spotlight members only
  • Apply ONLY via the link on the Contact page 
  • Cover letter with Spotlight link or CV, headshot, showreel

Talent Agencies In The West Midlands Including Birmingham

Alan Sharman Agency

  • Located in Birmingham, B1 3AJ
  • Listed on Spotlight Contacts
  • Twitter feed @AlanSharman
  • Specialise in high quality commercial and fashion models, actors & children for stills, video and TV commercials
  • Extras agency ASCastingUK (Twitter feed @ASCastingUK)

Crosher & Leigh

  • Located in Birmingham, B20 3NL
  • Listed on Spotlight Contacts
  • As at June 2019, the Twitter feed @DeeDeeCrosher was last updated February 2018 and no website was found

Sharon Foster Management

  • Address in Birmingham (B13 0RF)
  • Was listed on Spotlight Contacts
  • No online company accounts, website or social media presence found June 2019

Talent Agencies Based In Norfolk And Suffolk

Crunchy Biscuits Agency

  • Based in Norfolk (NR12 0JA)
  • Registered on Spotlight
  • Currently a very small rosta of two actors

Glyn Management

  • Address in Brettenham, Suffolk (IP7 7QP)
  • Was listed on Spotlight Contacts
  • No website, social media presence or online company accounts found June 2019

Sheridan Fitzgerald Management

  • Address in Brandon, Suffolk, IP27 0LA
  • Listed on Spotlight Contacts – states applications ONLY by post
  • No website, online company accounts or social media presence found in 2019

Acting Agencies Based In Northamptonshire, Cambridgeshire and Lincolnshire

Eaglestone Management

  • Located in Leafields, Northampton (NN3 9UY)
  • Spotlight registered agency
  • Boutique – actors numbers held low
  • Child actors division under Casting Kids
  • Busy Facebook Page

Eva Long Agents

  • Located in Wellingborough (NN8 5AZ)
  • Spotlight registered agency
  • Established 2005
  • Boutique, keeping numbers around 35 actors
  • But the website didn’t work well, news was years old, and Spotlight links didn’t click through
  • No social media accounts found June 2019

Image Productions

  • Address in Bourne, Lincolnshire PE10 9QJ
  • Listed on Spotlight Contacts
  • But no agency website, online company accounts or social media presence June 2019

Lena Davis, John Bishop Associates

  • Address in Cogenhoe, Northampton (NN7 1NL)
  • Listed on Spotlight Contacts
  • No website or social media presence found June 2019
  • Lena Davis has spent decades improving the lives of people with learning difficulties at the Caring & Sharing Trust

Tim Raffles Entertainment

  • Located in  Irthlingborough (NN9 5LD)
  • Listed on Spotlight Contacts
  • No website, online company accounts or social media presence found June 2019

Theatre Express 

  • Address in Lincoln (LN9 6BD) is still listed in various directories
  • The company was dissolved in 2013 after a year of trading

Willow Personal Management

  • Based in Peterborough (PE7 3LD)
  • Spotlight registered agency
  • Represents short and dwarf actors (5 feet and under) and tall actors (7 feet and over)
  • Company incorporated March 1994
  • Run by Warwick Davis and Peter Burroughs, two of the founding Directors

Talent Agencies In Nottingham And Sheffield

Ashrow Talent Management

  • Nottingham (NG1 5AU)
  • Spotlight registered
  • Founded in 2015 by a partnership of 4 experienced performers and creatives
  • Represents actors in London and the Midlands (not an extras agency)
  • Busy Twitter feed @AshrowTM
  • Applications ONLY via the representation email in the Contact page
  • Include CV, headshot and cover letter
  • Ideally you will attach a Spotlight profile link as your CV

Central Line

  • Nottingham (NG8)
  • Spotlight registered agency
  • Established in 1983 as an actors’ co-operative
  • Follow the Facebook Page to see Open Books announced

Acting Agencies Based In Staffordshire

Amanda Andrews Agency

  • Based in Stoke-On-Trent (ST11 9BG)
  • Spotlight Registered Agent
  • Represents adults, teenagers and children
  • Roughly 70 actors represented in total
  • Television, film and theatre jobs
  • One to one coaching also available in person or via Skype
  • You can apply throughout the year via the website
  • Applications only accepted from actors already on Spotlight
  • Showreel preferred with applications

Acting Agents Located In Warwickshire

XL Management

  • Located in CV32 6EL
  • Listed on Spotlight Contacts
  • Formed in 2003 by Beverley Sharp, (now Woodyatt) to provide a high quality Personal Management Service specifically for Adam Woodyatt
  • The one page website gives the email address for actor submissions

Red Talent Management

  • Located in Coventry, CV5 6DT
  • Listed on Spotlight Contacts
  • Established in 2012 by experienced actor, writer and promoter Robert Wilkinson
  • Represents actors and creatives based in the Midlands and London, in theatre, film, television, radio and corporate work
  • Adults, teenagers and children represented and registered with Spotlight
  • Active Twitter feed @REDTalentMgt

Talent Agencies In Worcestershire

NS Artistes Management

  • Address in Redditch, Worcestershire (B97 5NE)
  • Included in Spotlight Contacts register
  • No website, online company accounts or social media accounts found June 2019

PV Media Ltd

  • Located in  Worcester (WR1 1HB)
  • Agency listed on Spotlight Contacts
  • An active company providing services in broadcasting and media consultancy, payroll services, training and media
  • Not a talent agency
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