Acting Agencies In London – P

This article lists the acting agencies in London whose name begins with P. We also do a brief summary of what we found out about each agency.

Research before Applying

There’s a lot of research you must do before applying to an agency. It will help you avoid scams and fake agencies, 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?

Paling & Jenkins

  • Located in Covent Garden, WC2N 4AA
  • Spotlight registered agency
  • Founded by Steven Paling, Debbie Jenkins and Dan Taylor
  • theatre, musical theatre, film, television and commercials
  • Nice website design for the clients, showing their Spotlight and IMDb links directly under their headshot
  • Busy Twitter feed @palingjenkins, showing strength in musical theatre
  • “a keen interest in nurturing new talent and helping develop already established professionals”
  • Applications ONLY via the email address specified on the Contact Form

Paola Farino

  • Located in South Bank, SE1 6HY
  • Spotlight registered agency
  • Founded May 2016
  • Represents classical actors only, not the Musical Theatre field
  • Twitter feed @PaolaFarino
  • To apply, you must already be a current Spotlight member
  • You must also check you won’t cause internal competition with an existing performer before you apply 
  • Include your Spotlight link/PIN with your submission

Patrick Hambleton Management

  • Located in Englefield Road, N1 3LQ, plus a Glasgow office 
  • Spotlight registered
  • Founded in 2006 by Patrick Hambleton and Jason Pollock, with the Glasgow office opened in 2011 and headed up by Carolyn Cutler
  • Active Twitter feed @HambletonPhm
  • Applications ONLY via the Contact Form on the Contact Page

Paul Byram Associates

  • Located in EC1V 2NX
  • Spotlight registered agency and member of the Personal Managers Association
  • formed in 2009 by producer Paul Byram
  • represents actors in television, film, theatre, presenting and photo modelling
  • BHA Agency is a collaboration between Paul Byram Associates (est 2009) and The Hancock Agency (est 2010)
  • Twitter feed @paulbyram
  • To apply, you MUST use the contact form on the Home page – make sure each field is correctly completed

Paul Spyker Management

  • Located in Camden, WC1B 3WZ
  • Listed on Spotlight Contacts
  • In June 2019 no website or social media accounts found

P B J Management

  • Located in Rathbone Street, Fitzrovia, W1T 1LG, and a Liverpool office
  • Spotlight registered agency
  • Founded in 1988
  • Sister companies KBJ and CoBJ specialise in presenters and the corporate  market respectively
  • Company run by Peter Bennett-Jones and Caroline Chignell, with the Liverpool office run by Kate Haldane
  • Comedy performers, presenters, actors, writers, composers, directors, producers and broadcasters
  • Household names and busy performers
  • Popular Facebook page and busy Twitter feed @pbjmanagement

PC Theatrical, Model & Casting Agency (now Twin Agency, see below)

  • See entry under its new name, ‘Twin agency’

PD Management

Pemberton Associates Ltd

  • Located in Liverpool Street Station, EC2M 7PY, and Manchester
  • Spotlight registered agency
  • Company incorporated in 2011
  • film, theatre, television and radio, with divisions for musical theatre, voice and directors
  • Busy Twitter feed @PembertonAssocs
  • Applications by post or email
  • Don’t include showreel unless you are asked to submit it
  • 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

Performance Actors Agency

  • Located in City Road, Clerkenwell, EC1V 7ET
  • Spotlight registered agency
  • Founded in 1984 as an actors’ co-operative agency
  • Applicants must be professional actors, members of Equity, in the current edition of Spotlight, interested in joining our agency and must understand how a co-operative agency is run
  • To apply, follow the instructions on the Applicants page (there is a link on the Contact page)
  • Applications ONLY via email
  • Include a photograph, CV and include your Spotlight link, as well as any links to additional online media, i.e. show-reels and voice-reels etc. 
  • TAdd a little about yourself – why you wish to join a co-op and what you think you can bring to the agency

Peter Sheldrake Agency

  • Located in Mortlake, SW14 7HX
  • Spotlight registered
  • Specialising in Classical and Modern Theatre, TV, Commercials and Musical Theatre

PHPM (Philippa Howell Personal Management)

  • Listed on Spotlight Contacts at Covent Garden, WC2R 0NE
  • Twitter feed @PHPMactors last updated in 2015
  • Website no longer works

Platinum Management

  • Listed in Spotlight Contacts, at postcode W2 6DP
  • June 2019, no website, online company accounts or social media presence found for a talent agency of this name

Play Actors

  • Located in NW3 3LN
  • Spotlight registered
  • founded in 2014 by actresses Eva Marie Becker and Judith Georgi
  • co-operative agency, so all performers help run the agency too
  • Representing International Bilingual And Multilingual Actors
  • The Join Us page sets out the requirements and application procedure
  • To apply, you must fluently speak a native language in addition to English be a current member of Spotlight, and be based in the UK
  • Include a Spotlight link and headshot
  • Add a few words about why you want to join and why you’d be suitable for the agency
  • Your work must be seen – link to showreel, or add an invitation to an upcoming show

PMA London

  • Listed on Spotlight Contacts with an address in Hampton, TW12 2AX
  • Twitter feed @uk_triplethreat last updated December 2018
  • June 2019, we couldn’t get the website link to open
  • Not to be confused with The PMA (Personal Managers Association)

Polly’s Agency

  • Located in Great Newport Street (WC2H 7JA)
  • Spotlight registered agency
  • Managed by Polly Andrews, experienced performer and manager
  • Represents actors for theatre, tv, film, commercials and radio
  • Application should be accompanied by showreel, voice demo or invitation to an upcoming show
  • 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

Pregnant Pause Agency

  • Located in Shepperton (TW17 9LL)
  • Spotlight registered
  • Established two decades ago
  • a model agency for Pregnant models, dancers, and actresses 
  • May 2019 – doesn’t appear to be a website, apply via Facebook

Price Gardner Management (PGM)

  • Located in Old Gloucester Street, Holborn (WC1N 3XX)
  • Spotlight registered agent
  • Member of the Personal Managers Association
  • Incorporated 1999
  • TV, Film, Theatre, Musicals, Voice Over, Radio and Commercials.
  • Apply for representation using the Contact Form or by post (with SAE for item returns)
  • Cv, photo and covering letter required
  • DO NOT INCLUDE SHOWREEL until asked for it

Principal Artistes

  • Located in Buckingham Gate, SW1E 6AJ
  • Listed on Spotlight Contacts
  • television, film, theatre, commercials, stage and radio
  • Founded more than 20 years ago
  • Active Twitter feed @PrincipalArtist
  • To apply, complete the contact form on the Representation page

The Production Exchange Management

  • Located in Canonbury Road, N1 2DQ
  • Spotlight registered agency and member of the PMA
  • An artistes’ management company, and a theatre production company
  • Active Twitter feed @TheProdExch
  • Applications for representation ONLY via email
  • Submit the supporting links required per the Submissions page

Publicity Faces

  • Located in N1 – but no further address details available
  • Modelling agency listed in Spotlight Contacts register
  • Per Facebook page, established Spring 2016
  • Commercial work with worldwide focus
  • May 2019 very small roster 
  • No clear information online about the owner or terms and conditions
  • No information on website about applications
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