Acting Agencies In London – A

This article lists and summarises acting and talent agencies in London beginning with the letter A.

Do Your Research

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? 

Remember:  Can you see evidence that performers get regular paid work through the agency?

A & J Management

  • Located in Enfield (EN1 2HW)
  • Spotlight registered agency
  • On our list of 20 Reputable UK Agencies For Child Actors
  • Good agency to target if you a talented emerging actor looking for quality guest lead and supporting roles for example – but you’ll have a lot of competition to get noticed and accepted by the agency
  • Head over to our separate article about A&J Management

Abcast

  • Address in Hatton Garden (EC1N 8JY)
  • Listed on Spotlight Contacts
  • Established 2012 to represent Actors, Dancers, Presenters, and Models
  • June 2019 – website no longer working correctly and all social media accounts removed

ACA

  • Address in Regent Street (W1B 2QD)
  • Was listed on Spotlight Contacts
  • Actors Casting Agency isn’t ACA
  • Can’t find the website or social media presence June 2019

Access Artiste Management Ltd

  • Located in Bloomsbury Way (WC1A 2SL)
  • Spotlight registered
  • Represent Actors, Dancers, Singers, Actor-Musicians, Musical Directors, Choreographers, Directors, Composers, and Writers
  • Low commission and no upfront fees
  • Will only consider your application if:
  • You are a NEW graduate (or about to be) from a recognised Training School are in a performance soon; you have appeared in a MAJOR National tour or West End production; you have appeared in a MAJOR Television or Film production and submit link to footage; you are an Actor-Musician and play at least two instruments to a professional standard.

Actors Alliance

  • Located in Oval, Kennington Park (SW9 6DE)
  • Spotlight registered agency
  • Established as an actors’ co-operative in 1976
  • Active Twitter feed @actorsalliance
  • Well designed ‘Join us – how to apply’ page
  • You must be a member of both Equity and Spotlight
  • You must live in London so you can be an active part of the agency, including a full day of work in the office each week
  • Submit recent publicity photos and details of an upcoming show

Actors’ Creative Team

  • Located in Bloomsbury Street (WC1B 3QJ)
  • Spotlight registered agency
  • Actors’ co-operative established in 2001
  • Active Twitter feed @ActorsCreativeT
  • The Home Page announced when books are open and links to an information page for prospective applicants
  • You must already have a Spotlight page, and must not clash with existing agency members
  • You’ll have to work in the office three days a month and attend regular meetings

The Actors File

  • Located in Kennington Oval (SE11 5SW)
  • Spotlight registered
  • Established by a co-operative in 1983
  • Represents about 40 actors
  • All members work in the office one day a week and attend other business or show related events
  • Applications page with specific email address – don’t use general email or post
  • Books kept open, especially interested in BAME performers
  • Attach spotlight link plus covering letter – see website for details
  • Showreel, voice reel, theatre or TV upcoming appearances needed
  • But auditions also available as an alternative

ActorsGarden

  • Address at Duncan Street (N1 8BW)
  • Listed on Spotlight Contacts
  • ActorsGarden Limited was incorporated as a business in March 2017 and moved registered address to Edgware in Middlesex in July 2018 (HA8 7SG)
  • The website shows offices in Berlin, Istanbul and London (with the Duncan Street address) but all actors appeared to be German or turkish
  • The active Facebook page doesn’t have any recent posts about British actors

Actors International Worldwide

  • Located in Soho (W1D 4EG) and Vienna
  • Spotlight registered agency
  • Founded in 2000 with new management in 2011
  • Sole agent for all UK work 
  • The website sets out terms and conditions clearly
  • Applications ONLY by email
  • You must be professionally trained and a member of both Equity and Spotlight

The Actors Management

  • Address in Islington (N1 7GU)
  • Spotlight registered agency
  • Represents actors and drama students
  • Large number of clients represented across several countries
  • Active Twitter feed @theActorsM
  • Online application page

Actors World Casting

  • Located in Ealing (W13 0HH)
  • Spotlight registered agency
  • Actors World productions founded in 1982 by Daniel Pageon and Sylvia Hensel
  • Expanded into Actors World Casting in 2005
  • Represent adult actors, child performers and voice artists – though no evidence of recent work seen from our quick search
  • Facebook posts ended 2015, no Twitter feed in June 2019

Actorum Ltd

  • Located in Lambeth (SW9 6BG)
  • Spotlight registered agency
  • Established 1974
  • Everyone contributes by earning commission or working one day a week in the office
  • Everyone attends monthly meetings
  • Applications via the specific (not general) email address on the website
  • Spotlight link and a covering letter required
  • Several meetings before representation offered

Advocate Agency Ltd

  • Registered in Bunhill Row (EC1Y 8UE) but the office is in Henham (CM22 6AQ)
  • Spotlight registered agency
  • Established in 2000 by Kelle Bryan
  • Busy Twitter feed @advocateagency
  • The agency only takes on performers already registered with Spotlight
  • If you’re interested in applying, first sign up to the newsletter and then attend a workshop
  • Only then should you submit your headshot, CV and showreel by email
  • A number of management packages are also sold by the agency – details and pricing are clearly set out on the website

AFA Associates

  • Address in Islington (N1 0QH)
  • Listed on Spotlight Contacts register
  • Twitter feed updates ended 2012 @AFAManagement
  • No website found June 2019

AHA Talent Ltd

  • Located in Fitzrovia (W1T 1DD)
  • Spotlight registered agency
  • Launched as Amanda Howard Associates in 1996
  • Some of their clients have won Oliviers, BAFTAS, Comedy Awards, and Fringe Firsts
  • Busy Twitter feed @AHAactors
  • You can only apply if you are over 16, and based in the UK 
  • Apply ONLY by post, marking your envelope to the ‘Acting Department’, not individual agents
  • See the ‘contact’ page for the other material needed to support your application
  • Good agency to target if you a talented emerging actor looking for quality guest lead and supporting roles for example – but you’ll have a lot of competition to get noticed and accepted by the agency

AIM Associated International Management LLP

  • Located in Union Street (SE1 0LH)
  • Spotlight registered agency
  • Associated International Management was formed in 1984; the John Redway Group was incorporated in 1990
  • Roster full of very successful actors including household names 
  • If you think you have the credits to back up your application, send your CV, photo and SAE to the agency office ONLY by post

AJK Agency

  • Located in Holborn (WC1R 4RH)
  • Spotlight registered agency
  • Represents dancers, models, entertainers & acts
  • Active Twitter feed @AJKAgency
  • Applications ONLY to the specified email address on the ‘Contact Us’ page
  • Must include CV, pictures & showreel link

AKM Talent Management

  • Located in Holborn (WC1N 3AX)
  • Spotlight registered
  • Boutique agency for actors, dancers, singers and child actors
  • Work in TV, film, theatre, commercials, radio, light entertainment and cruise ships
  • Active twitter feed @AkmTalent
  • Represents new , emerging and seasoned performers 
  • Apply via the email address on the ‘join us’ page
  • Attach your spotlight link, or attach your CV and headshot 

Alan Field Associates

  • Was located in Chipping Barnet (EN5 5QJ)
  • Was listed in Spotlight Contacts
  • Website not working and no social media presence in May 2019

Allen & Abel

  • Based in Charlbert St, London NW8 7BU
  • Boutique agency representing young performers in and around London (up to an hour’s travel time)
  • On our List Of 20 Reputable UK Agencies For Child Actors

Alliston & Co. Artist Management

  • Located in Regent Street (W1B 3HH)
  • Spotlight registered agency
  • Applications ONLY via the email address specified on the website
  • Include your show reel, CV, current headshot, and details of upcoming performances
  • The website is one page without news or clients, and there is no Facebook or Twitter feed

Allsorts Agency

  • Address in Dock Road, Newham (E16 1AH)
  • Listed on Spotlight Contacts
  • Is this the same Allsorts Agency Buckhurst Hill, Essex (IG9 5BU)?
  • We couldn’t find any evidence of the Newham based agency except on directories

Alpha Actors

  • Spotlight Contacts address in Bradbury Street in Hackney (N16 8JN) but the website states address is Woodberry Down (N4 2TG)
  • Spotlight registered agency
  • Established 1983 as an actors’ co-operative
  • All actors represented are members of both Spotlight and Equity
  • Active Instagram, Facebook Page and Twitter feed @AlphaActors
  • The ‘Contact us’ page states whether the books are open and which types of actor they need to fill gaps in the roster
  • Write or email your CV, headshots etc and details of any upcoming performance

Alphabet Agency / Alphabet Kidz

  • Located in Sylvan Grove (SE15 1PD)
  • Spotlight registered agency
  • On our List Of 20 Reputable UK Agencies For Child Actors
  • See our separate article about this agency

Amanda Sarosi Associates

  • Located in Holmbury View (E5 9EG)
  • Spotlight registered agency
  • Has been operating at least since 2007
  • Although we couldn’t find a social media presence for the agency itself, we did find active accounts where actors showed they were represented by the agency

Amazon Artists Management

  • Located in Edmonton (N18 2JY)
  • Spotlight registered
  • Represent adult performers and child actors
  • Application by email stated on website
  • No news page or social media presence May 2019
  • But Spotlight profiles and twitter feeds of actors show they are represented by the agency

AMCK Management Ltd

  • Relocated from Acklam Road (W10 5JJ) Latimer Road (W10 6RA) in April 2018
  • Listed on Spotlight Contacts
  • Established February 2005 by Paolo Pecoraro and Aicha Alicia McKenzie
  • Don’t represent actors
  • The google result to AMCK Dance (at the same website address Spotlight Contacts lists for actors) didn’t click through to an active site when we tried it in June 2019
  • AMCKModels exclusively represent male high fashion models – but their Twitter feed AMCKModels ends May 2018

The American Agency

  • Located in Bonny Street (NW1 9PG)
  • Spotlight registered agency
  • Established 2001 by Ed Cobb
  • Most represented actors have either a native North American accent or one to a native Standard.  
  • Additionally, the roster includes native British, Australian and Irish accents
  • French, German and Spanish speakers are also represented by the agency
  • Applications by email and post, must include Spotlight link
  • Emailed photos must be less than 100kb

AMG (Alignment Management Group Ltd)

  • Located in Islington, N1 2UQ
  • Listed on Spotlight Contacts
  • Company created January 2018, under Director Daniel Witney (previously at Imperium Management) who 
  • Also set up young performers’ agency Nexgen Talent Ltd @NexGenLondon the same month
  • The website for commercial talent agency Sonder Talent (est 2018) says they are closely aligned with AMG
  • Represent actors, sports professionals and creatives
  • Applications ONLY via the email address on the ‘actors’ page

ANA (Actors Network Agency)

  • Located in Lambeth Walk (SE11 6DX)
  • Spotlight registered agency
  • Established as an actors’ co-operative in 1985
  • Nice feature where you can hover over a headshot and find out key information about the actor
  • Istagram /anaactors/
  • They prefer applications to be sent by email
  • Include CV, headshot, showreels, show invitations and a short covering letter detailing why you think you’re right for ANA

 Anderson Cavendish Management (ACM)

  • Located in Weston Street (SE1 3QD)
  • Spotlight registered agency
  • Established November 2016 as an actors’ co-operative
  • Facebook page posts stopped 2018 but active Twitter feed @ACMActors
  • The ‘representation’ page shows the applicants they are looking for to fill gaps in the roster
  • Only apply via the email address given on the ‘representation’ page

Andrew Harding Management Ltd

  • Located in Covent Garden (WC2H 9JQ)
  • Spotlight registered agency
  • Established by experienced performer and producer Andrew Harding
  • Active website news page, Twitter feed @AHM_agency and Facebook page

Andrew Roach Talent Ltd

  • Located in Camden (WC1B 3RA)
  • Spotlight registered agent
  • Bust Twitter feed @andrewrtalent
  • Represent actors, comedians, presenters and writers
  • Select roster includes high profile performers with disability
  • Applications via email to the agency
  • Attach CV and preferably a performance clip or showreel

Angel & Francis Ltd

  • Located in Soho (W1F 8DU)
  • Spotlight registered
  • The agency was established in 1976 by the late Susan Angel; Kevin Francis joined her in 1989
  • Represent a select number of actors in films, television, theatre, commercials and musical theatre, plus several major Casting Directors 
  • Active Twitter feed @AngelFrancisLtd
  • To apply, send CV etc by post or to the dedicated email address on the ‘contact’ page
  • You’ll normally need an impressive CV to get considered by this agency

APM Associates

  • Located in Elstree Film Studios, Borehamwood (WD6 1JG)
  • Spotlight registered agency
  • Established by Linda French in 1989
  • Represents UK and international actors, musicians, voice artists and musical theatre performers
  • Busy Twitter feed @apmassociates
  • Application details on ‘Contact’ page
  • Email or post – marked ‘representation’ – your CV, headshot, and showreel (where applicable)

Apollo Artist Management

  • Located in Duncannon Street (WC2N 4JF)
  • Spotlight registered agency
  • Represents actors and musical theatre performers
  • Busy Twitter feed @ApolloArtistMgt
  • To apply, follow the instructions on the ‘Contact’ page and use the correct email address

Arcadia Associates

  • Address in Vicarage Gate (W8 4AA)
  • Was listed on Spotlight Contacts
  • Can’t find evidence of this agency operating in June 2019

Arena Personal Management Ltd

  • Located in Sutton (SM1 2QW)
  • Spotlight registered agency
  • Established in 1985 as an actors’ co-operative
  • Represent London based actors for professional work in theatre, film, television and radio
  • Active Twitter feed @ArenaPMLtd
  • The ‘join’ page shows which gaps in their roster they are looking to fill 
  • No clash policy, so check their roster to see if you’d have the same ‘type’ as an existing member
  • Read the FAQ page before deciding to apply
  • You start as a Client member but can become a Working member (for lower commission rates) by working one day a week in the office
  • You can apply by post or email – follow the instructions on the ‘join’ page

A R G (Artists Rights Group Ltd)

  • Located in Exmoor Street (W10 6BD)
  • Spotlight registered agency
  • The ARG team of agents includes Sue Latimer, MD (formerly William Morris and Head of Talent at Curtis Brown), Claire Comiskey and Tiffany Gordon
  • In 2012 ARG became part of Avalon Entertainment Ltd
  • Roster of highly successful performers including household names
  • Submissions ONLY by post – include an SAE if you want your material returned
  • An elite agency, so your application is most likely to succeed when you’ve won industry awards or are stopped in the street by fans

Ark Management

  • Located in Covent Garden (WC2H 9JQ)
  • Spotlight registered agency
  • Busy Facebook page and Twitter feed @ArkMgmt
  • One page website with contact details in the footer

The Artists Partnership

  • Located in Soho (W1B 5NE)
  • Spotlight registered agency
  • Represent adult actors
  • You can choose to be represented only for voiceovers and commercial work 
  • Busy Twitter feed @TheAPartnership
  • Read the FAQ page for instructions about applying – they are different according to your area of work
  • Read Annalisa Gordon’s interview with Spotlight https://www.spotlight.com/news-and-advice/interviews-podcasts/the-artists-partnership-on-how-to-approach-an-agent/ to gain an insight into her experience of receiving applications at the Artists Partnership
  • An elite agency, so your application is most likely to succeed when you’ve won industry awards or are stopped in the street by fans

Asquith & Horner

  • Was located in Bromley (BR1 3NS)
  • Listed in Spotlight Contacts
  • No website, company accounts or social media presence May 2019

Austin Talent

  • Located in City Road (EC1V 2NX)
  • Spotlight registered
  • Established 2014
  • Represent comedy and magic performers
  • For work on tours, corporate events, TV appearances, festivals and live shows
  • Applications via the dedicated email address on the ‘contact’ page

Avalon Management Group Ltd

  • Located in Exmoor Road (W10 6BD) plus Beverly Hills and New York
  • Spotlight registered agency
  • Also runs production companies Avalon and Topical Television, as well as Avalon Distribution
  • Represent actors, comedians, presenters, writers and live promotion
  • Very successful talent including household names
  • No advice for applying – business not targeted at inexperienced talent

The Avenue Literary & Talent Management

  • Located in Mayfair (W1B 2QD)
  • Was listed on Spotlight Contacts
  • Ran 2015-2018, then dissolved

AXM (Actors Exchange Management)

  • Located in Bermondsey (SE16 4DG)
  • Spotlight registered agency
  • Actors’ co-operative
  • Represent about 25 actors 
  • Active Twitter feed @AXMgt
  • Good ‘join us’ page explaining their policies and current requirements
  • Only apply if you have a showreel or are about to perform in the London area

Still Looking?

Acting agencies in London, 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

Acting agencies in the rest of the UK:

Further reading:

Fake Agencies: Spotting Them Isn’t Easy!

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