Acting Agencies In The UK

Acting Agencies In South East England

Carefully Research Acting Agencies That Interest You

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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Casting Agencies Based In Bedfordshire

NG Personal Management

  • Located in Leighton Buzzard, LU7 4PX
  • Spotlight registered agent
  • Established in 2013
  • Active Twitter feed @NGPersonalMng
  • Spotlight pin required for applications
  • Apply ONLY via the email address on the Contact Us page

Talent Agencies Located In Berkshire

Artemis Agency

  • Address in Ascot, SL5 7ET
  • Spotlight registered agency
  • Founded in 2007 as part of Artemis Studios and became independent in 2014
  • Represents children from the age of 4 upwards, teens, young adults and adults for acting, musical theatre and other performance work, plus a variety of other creative practitioners
  • The official agency for both Artemis School and the new Artemis College 
  • 8-12 year olds have strong skills in singing and dancing
  • 13-15 year olds must have extensive professional industry experience
  • Ages 18+ must be Spotlight members and have been trained
  • Auditions for representation occur in Spring and Autumn
  • Applications ONLY to the email specified on the ‘About Artemis’ page

Becky Barrett Management (BBM)

  • Located in Windsor (SL4 1LD)
  • Spotlight registered agency
  • Active Twitter feed @BBMAgents
  • Interesting blog posts on their website
  • The ‘Contact Us’ page has clear and comprehensive instructions about who they are looking for and how to apply

Dympna Holland Associates

  • Located in Slough, Berkshire, SL2 3UT
  • Listed on Spotlight Contacts
  • Company incorporated 1985
  • No website or social media presence in June 2019

Redroofs Agency and Personal Management

  • Located in Maidenhead, SL6 4JT
  • Spotlight registered agent
  • All pupils at Redroofs are enrolled into the agency and may not be represented elsewhere
  • Represents up to 12 talented young professionals ages 16-21
  • Applications ONLY accepted from this age group
  • Check the ‘Personal Management’ page to see when the books are open

Talent Agencies In Buckinghamshire

Arts1 Management / Arts1 School of Performance

  • Located in Milton Keynes (MK14 6LS)
  • Spotlight registered agent
  • Arts1 is a dance school
  • Arts1 Management exclusively represents children and young performers

Audere Talent Management

  • Located in Whitchurch, Buckinghamshire (HP22 4LG)
  • Spotlight registered agent
  • Company incorporated October 2018
  • Active Facebook Page and Twitter feed @AudereTalent
  • For representation, email your Spotlight link to the agency
  • Auditions will be in London or Glasgow

CHP Artist Management

  • Located in Askett, Buckinghamshire (HP27 9LS)
  • Was listed on Spotlight Contacts
  • The website was not working in June 2019, nor were company accounts or a social media presence found

JPA Management

  • Located in High Wycombe, HP11 1PW
  • Spotlight registered agency and member of the PMA (Personal Managers Association)
  • Founded in 1995
  • JPA Associates covers Jackie Palmer Agency, JPA Young Performers & JPA Management
  • Associated with the Jackie Palmer Stage School
  • established performers through to exciting new talent including drama school graduates
  • Only serious actors represented; no extras 
  • Active Twitter feed @JPAAgents
  • ‘How To Apply’ page sets out instructions
  • Applications ONLY via the specified email address, with ‘JPA Management Application’  in the subject line
  • Best to apply when you are currently appearing in a theatre show, TV programme or film 
  • Or link to your showreel

Marmalade Management

  • Address in Marlow, Buckinghamshire (SL7 2LS)
  • Was listed on Spotlight Contacts
  • Twitter feed @MarmaladeManage ended 2016
  • Website no longer works

Second Skin Agency Ltd

  • Address in Amersham, HP7 0UT
  • Spotlight registered
  • Established about twenty years ago by Jenny Hutchinson
  • Acting Twitter feed @SecondSkinAgent
  • To apply, follow the email instructions on the Representation page

TK Management

  • Located in Stoke Mandeville, Aylesbury (HP22 5UB)
  • Spotlight registered agent
  • Associated with MKC Theatre School
  • Posts to Facebook Page stopped 2018
  • No website found in June 2019

Total Vanity

  • Address in Aylesbury, HP21 7JJ
  • Was listed on Spotlight Contacts
  • No website, online company accounts or social media presence found June 2019

Talent Agencies Based In Essex

Artlen House Associates

  • Located in Bowers Gifford (SS13 2HY)
  • Spotlight registered agency
  • Founded in 2013 
  • Run by Helen Havis and Sharon Szynal
  • Represent adult actors (AHA Clients) and child actors (AHA Juniors)
  • Busy Facebook page and Twitter feed @ArtlenHouse
  • Apply via the ‘get in touch’ button on the ‘about us’ page
  • Include a link to your Spotlight page, with any showreels

Creation Casting Agency

  • Located in Rayleigh, Essex (SS6 9QW)
  • Spotlight registered agent
  • Represent child actors in London, Manchester and Birmingham
  • Active Facebook Page
  • Apply online via the website

Creative Blast Agency

  • Based in Grays, Thurrock (RM17 5DX)
  • Spotlight registered
  • Actors, Dancers and Musical Theatre Performers
  • Boutique agency 
  • Established in 2009 for Child Performers, expanded to adults later that year
  • Associated with the Creative Blast Performing Arts Academy
  • Applications can be sent in anytime
  • They are particularly interested in recent Musical Theatre and Actor-Musician graduates
  • Talented men and women over 35+ also sought by the agency
  • Include your CV, headshots and showreel
  • Entrance usually by audition so individuals are known to the agency
  • If you are performing locally, send them an invitation 7-10 days before

I Am Epic

  • Located in Southend-on-Sea, SS0 8ED
  • Spotlight registered agent
  • Founded 2011
  • Represents actors and musical theatre performers aged 18 and over
  • You must have at least 3 professional credits and already be a member of Spotlight before you apply
  • Performers who have undertaken and completed training are preferred
  • Apply via the ‘Contact’ form, following the instructions on the ‘audition’ page
  • If your application is to be taken further, you will be invited in for an audition and meeting

Jeffery Management Agency

  • Located in Southend-on-Sea, SS1 2DS
  • Spotlight registered agent
  • Established 2013
  • Associated with Invisible Sword Productions Ltd
  • No active social media presence but there is a news page on the website
  • Applications ONLY online via the ‘Application Form’ tab

Saraband Associates

  • Now a PO Box in Ilford (IG1 8JW) rather than the Islington office
  • Spotlight registered
  • Website and social media suggest the agency is still going but with few actors represented
  • Fanmail to the PO Box does seem to be answered

St James’s Management

  • Address in Southminster, CM0 7JT
  • Listed on Spotlight Contacts
  • No website, online company accounts or social media presence found June 2019

Talent Agencies Based In Hampshire

Eddie Tre-vett / TV Managements

  • Address in Ringwood (BH24 2BL)
  • Listed on Spotlight Contacts
  • No website, online company accounts or social media presence June 2019

Darren Gray Management

  • Based in Portsmouth (PO3 5TW)
  • Spotlight registered agency
  • Theatrical agency for Australian creatives working in the UK
  • Represent actors , presenters, voiceover artists, writers, producers, directors and crew members
  • Applications by post or email

2MA Ltd (Magee Matthews Associates)

  • Based in Southampton (SO52 9FL)
  • Spotlight registered agency
  • Company incorporated January 2006 and is still active in June 2019
  • Producers of live action stunt shows and suppliers of professional sports and stunts artists to the entertainment industry
  • Website and social media presence not found June 2019

Avenue Artistes Ltd

  • Based in Southampton (SO16 3XS)
  • Listed on Spotlight Contacts
  • Providing acts for live entertainment

Talent Agents In Hertfordshire

AMC Management

  • Address in Welwyn, AL6 9DQ
  • Spotlight registered
  • Established in 1994 by Anna McCorquodale
  • Tricia Coster joined the agency in 1995 and became a partner in 2008
  • Doesn’t appear to be social media presence or news page

Araena Collective

  • Address in South Oxhey (WD19 6XP)
  • Listed on Spotlight Contacts register
  • No website, online company accounts or social media presence found June 2019

ARA Talent Group

  • Located in Hemel Hempstead (HP3 9SU)
  • Spotlight registered agency
  • The main books have actors working globally in TV, Film, Theatre, Musical Theatre & Commercial
  • A separate commercial division to represent actors for work within TV Commercial, Internet, Ident, promo, still photography & music videos
  • Active Facebook page and Twitter feed @ARATalentGroup
  • Homepage states whether the books are currently open for applications
  • You should already be registered with Spotlight before applying

DHM Ltd (Dick Horsey Management)

  • Located in Rickmansworth, WD3 4EP
  • Spotlight registered agent
  • Conferences, Product Launches, After Dinner, Sport Events,Theatre and Television

Central Casting Ltd

  • Located in Elstree Studios, Borehamwood, Hertfordshire, WD6 1JG
  • Listed on Spotlight Contacts
  • Represents supporting artistes
  • Associated with Ray Knight Casting, sharing the same office and infrastructure
  • While Ray Knight Casting operates in Greater London, the Home Counties and the South East of England, Central Casting covers the other regions of the United Kingdom

Daisy and Dukes

  • Based in Welwyn Garden City
  • Represents babies, children and young performers from around the UK
  • On our list of 20 Reputable UK Agencies For Child Actors
  • See our separate article about Daisy and Dukes

Frances Phillips

  • Located in Borehamwood, WD6 5RY
  • Spotlight registered agency
  • Frances Zealander t/a The Frances Phillips Agency opened her first office in 1983
  • member of The Personal Management Association and BAFTA
  • The Home page specifies which applicants they would like to hear from
  • If you are over 18, you must be a current member of Spotlight
  • You must have attended an accredited Drama School/Musical theatre school 
  • Applications ONLY to the email address specified in the FAQ page
  • Include your Spotlight view pin number and date of birth

Jeffery & White Management Ltd

  • Located in Hitchin, SG5 1EH
  • Spotlight registered agent
  • Established since 1983 
  • Theatre, Musical Theatre, TV, Film and Commercials
  • Active Twitter feed @JeffreyandWhite

Johnny Mans Productions

  • Address in Broxbourne, EN10 7WG
  • Listed on Spotlight Contacts
  • In June 2019 the website wasn’t working and there was no social media presence
  • Johnny Mans Productions Ltd company accounts are dissolved

Living The Dream Talent Agency

  • Listed on Spotlight Contacts at John Street EC1V 4PW – but the performing arts school is in St Albans, AL3 6PA
  • Award-winning performing arts company Living the Dream was set up by Zoe Jackson MBE in 2006, when she was 16 years old
  • Over the past decade, Living the Dream has grown to include a school of performing arts, a professional dance company, a talent agency and the Dream Foundation charity
  • Busy Twitter feed @Livingthedream and popular Facebook page
  • In June 2019, the talent agency page on the website was under construction

The MiniMen

  • Located in Ardeley, Stevenage, SG2 7AH
  • Spotlight registered agency
  • Dwarf entertainers, actors and child stunt doubles

Ray Knight Casting Ltd 

  • Located in Elstree Studios, Borehamwood, Hertfordshire, WD6 1JG
  • Listed on Spotlight Contacts
  • Established more than 30 years ago
  • Represents supporting artistes, preferably with some form of theatrical, performing or media background
  • Includes a police and uniforms talent book 
  • Associated with Central Casting, sharing the same office and infrastructure
  • While Ray Knight Casting operates in Greater London, the Home Counties and the South East of England, Central Casting covers the other regions of the United Kingdom

SSA Management

  • Address in Knebworth, SG3 6LP
  • Listed on Spotlight Contacts
  • In June 2019 there was no website or online company accounts found
  • Twitter feed @SSAManagement ended in 2015

T T A – Top Talent Adults and T T K – Top Talent Kids

  • Located in AL1 9BR
  • Spotlight registered agency
  • On our list of 20 Reputable UK Agencies For Child Actors
  • See our separate article about Top Talent

The Vallé Theatrical Agency

  • Located in Cheshunt, Herts, EN8 9SG
  • Spotlight registered agent
  • Represents students at the Valle Academy

Acting Agencies Based In Kent

Alban Horncastle Management

  • Was located in Seven Oaks (TN13 1JR)
  • Was listed in Spotlight Contacts
  • Company incorporated September 2012, dissolved January 2018 

Bird Agency

  • Located in Sidcup (DA14 4ED)
  • Spotlight registered agent
  • Only for students and recent graduates of Bird College

Brown And Mills

  • Located in Northfleet (DA11 BHN)
  • Spotlight registered agent
  • Founded by actor, presenter and LAMDA teacher Sam Brown
  • Separate division BAM KIDZ for the under 18s
  • Included on our list of 20 Reputable UK Agencies For Child Actors
  • Active Facebook Page and Twitter feed @BAMACTORS

Funky Beetroot Celebrity Personal Management

  • Located in Herne Bay, Kent (CT6 9BQ)
  • Listed on Spotlight Contacts
  • Company website no longer works and no social media presence found June 2019

Geraldine Gillman Associates / Kids Plus

  • Located in Gillingham, ME8 6QL
  • Listed on Spotlight Contacts
  • We couldn’t find the website, online company accounts or a social media presence
  • A small number of online performer profiles list Geraldine Gillman Associates as their agent 
  • The Ashcroft Academy link to the Kids Plus website doesn’t work

Gold Agency Ltd

  • Located in Gravesend, Kent, DA11 9BL
  • Listed in Spotlight Contacts but in June 2019 no website or social media presence found
  • Company incorporated 2006

In House Agency – In House Casting

  • Located in Gillingham, ME7 4SA
  • Spotlight registered agent
  • Launched by Mark Pettitt in 2010 with the assistance of a grant from Dancers Career Development
  • Active Twitter account @InHouseCasting
  • To apply for representation via the email address or London office address listed on the ‘Contact’ page

Isolde Simon Personal Management

  • Located in Margate, CT9 1XR
  • Spotlight registered agent
  • The brief one page website shows the contact email for all enquiries including representation
  • Although we saw a couple of online actor profiles showing representation, we couldn’t find an active social media presence or news page to get an impression of the type of performers and work the agency is involved with

Momentum Artist Management

  • Located in Tunbridge Wells, TN4 9TB
  • Spotlight registered agent
  • Previously The Funny Side Artist Management, changed name 2013
  • Versatile, multi-disciplined performers with skills covering Acting, Stand-up Comedy, Improvisation, Voice Over, Comedy Writing and Presenting
  • Latest news page ended 2016 but busy Twitter feed @MomentumTalent

RSM (Cherry Parker Management)

  • Located in Southend-on-Sea, SS9 4QN
  • Spotlight registered agent
  • Cherry Parker became a partner at RSM in 1999, and owner in 2005
  • She subsequently set up Cherry Parker Management
  • Represents actors and musical theatre performers based in London, Midlands, Manchester & internationally
  • Roster full of successful actors regularly seen on screen
  • Busy Twitter feed @CherryParkerRsm
  • You must already be a member of Spotlight to apply
  • Applications ONLY via the Contact Us form, attaching your Spotlight link

Sandra Singer Associates

  • Located in Southend-on-Sea, SS0 8AA
  • Spotlight registered agent
  • Associated with the Singer Stage School which trains young performers to the age of 21
  • Active Twitter feed @sandrasingeruk
  • Primarily represent students attending the stage school

Stagecraft Management

  • Located in Gravesend, DA11 0SN
  • Spotlight registered agency
  • Active Facebook Page with news, tips and open book announcements

Three’s a Crowd Management

  • Located in Southend-on-Sea, SS2 5DX
  • Spotlight registered agent
  • Established 2017 and company incorporated January 2018
  • Actors, comedians, presenters, small number of child actors
  • Active Facebook page and Twitter feed @ThreesACrowdMan
  • Form to apply for representation is on the Home page

YT93 Performing Arts Academy

  • Located in Cranbrook, TN17 2QF
  • Spotlight registered agent
  • Established in 1999 as Jabberwocky Children’s Agency and adopted by YT in 2003
  • The Agency specialises in TV, Film, Theatre, Commercials and pop videos
  • Represents academy students only

Talent Agencies In Oxfordshire

Aston Management

  • Located in Aston RG9 3DE
  • Spotlight registered agent
  • Established 2008 by award winning director Jo Southwell 
  • Theatre, screen, commercial and voice work
  • Apply by emailing your spotlight link

Union Management

  • Address listed in Spotlight Contacts as Oxford (OX2 6ED)
  • But the online presence of Union Management is for a London based agency

Talent Agencies In Guildford And Surrey

Abacus Agency / ABA Management

  • Located in Nutfield (RH1 4HW)
  • Spotlight registered agency
  • On our list of 20 Reputable UK Agencies For Child Actors
  • See our separate article about Abacus Agency/ABA Management

Affinity Management

  • Address near Crawley, West Sussex (RH10 4HQ)
  • Listed on Spotlight Contacts
  • No website, online company accounts or social media presence found June 2019

Betty Laine Management

  • Located in Epsom, Surrey (KT17 1HH)
  • Spotlight registered agency
  • Run by Laine Theatre Arts, a renowned performing arts school
  • Represents professionally trained performers, all with exceptional dance and vocal ability

Image Hospitality

  • Located in Guildford (GU2 7YB)
  • Listed on Spotlight Contacts
  • The company supplies event support, conference and hospitality – not a talent agency

Kew Personal Management

  • Located in Redhill (RH1 9HB)
  • Spotlight registered agent
  • Established in 2005 by Kate Winn
  • Boutique agency representing adult performers, child actors and babies
  • Applications (with CV) can be submitted by post or email

Louise Gubbay Associates

  • Located in Oxted, Surrey (RH8 9EE) – previously Westerham Kent TN16 2BG 
  • Spotlight registered agent
  • Facebook Page posts stopped 2018 but Twitter feed @LouiseGubbay still active 
  • Only apply if you are a member of Spotlight, have trained at an accredited drama school and/ or have professional and recognisable credits
  • Include showreel with your application
  • Children can submit a selftape of a monologue

PPA Agency Ltd

  • Located in Guildford (GU1 4LH)
  • Spotlight registered agent
  • Dedicated in-house Theatrical Agency for students & graduates of Performance Preparation Academy, Guildford
  • Active Twitter feed @PPAAgency

Roger Carey Associates

  • Located in Shepperton Studios, TW17 0QD
  • Spotlight registered
  • Established more than 40 years ago
  • Members of the PMA (Personal Managers Association)
  • reciprocal arrangement with established Agents in Los Angeles, New York, Toronto and Vancouver
  • Actors, Actresses, Writers, Directors and Producers in Theatre Film and Television, plus an established and successful Production Designer
  • Twitter feed @teamrogercarey
  • CV and showreel to be sent ONLY via email address on Submissions tab of the website

SCA Management

  • Located in Weybridge, Surrey (KT13 8NA)
  • Spotlight registered agent
  • Established in the 1980s and today run by director Gaynor Sheward
  • Active Twitter feed @scamanagement
  • Applications must ONLY be sent via the email address specified on the ‘contact us’ page
  • Supply your cover letter and CV

Shack Attack

  • Located in  Leatherhead, Surrey, KT22 7EY
  • Spotlight registered agent
  • Founded by Lucy Holloway and supported by an agency team
  • Associated with the Dance Shack classes held around the South East
  • Represents children, young performers and adult actors
  • Active Twitter feed @ShackAttackYA
  • For applications, follow the instructions on the Contact page
  • Remember to include a CV, photo and links to any showreel footage

SRA Personal Management – Susan Roberts Academy

  • Located in Cobham, KT11 2AX
  • Agency launched in 2004 in association with the Susan Roberts Academy of Performing Arts
  • Spotlight registered agent to represent academy students
  • Facebook communications through closed group (for child protection)

Stage A Management Ltd

  • Address in Guildford, GU1 1BA
  • Listed on Spotlight Contacts
  • Company accounts incorporated April 2011, though with a different address (Midhurst, West Sussex, GU29 9NQ)
  • In May 2019 the First Gazette notice for compulsory strike-off was in place for non-submission of Confirmation Statement (due April 2018)
  • No website or social media presence found in May 2019

Straight Line Management

  • Listed on Spotlight Contacts with address at KT18 5PD
  • Could only find a project management company of that name, not a talent agency

Yellow Brick Talent

  • Located in Guildford, GU1 4LH
  • Spotlight registered agent
  • Boutique agency 
  • Active Facebook page and Twitter feed @yellbricktalent
  • You must already be a Spotlight member before applying
  • Applications ONLY via the agency’s email address (see the Contact page)
  • Include your spotlight link, showreel and covering letter
  • Auditions held, in London
  • Visits drama school showcases

Talent Agencies In Brighton And Sussex

Ardent Talent

  • Based in St Leonards, East Sussex, TN38 0PA
  • Represents young performers aged 4-21
  • On our List Of 20 Reputable UK Agencies For Child Actor
  • See our separate article about Ardent Talent

Argyle Associates

  • Located in  Fulking, West Sussex ( BN5 9ND)
  • Was listed on Spotlight Contacts
  • No website, online company accounts or social media presence found June 2019

Avanti Productions & Management Ltd

  • Based in Hove (BN3 2TH)
  • Spotlight registered agency
  • Founded by Veronica Lazar in 2009 with talent agency opening 2010
  • Many actors represented by the agency are from other European countries

Casting UK Agency

  • Address in Shoreham-by-Sea (BN43 5BY)
  • Agency was listed in Spotlight Contacts
  • No website, social media accounts or company accounts found online May 2019

Doreen English ’95

  • Bognor Regis, West Sussex (PO21 5BS)
  • Listed on Spotlight Contacts
  • No website or online information found June 2019

The Elliott Agency Ltd

  • According to Spotlight Contacts , located in Shoreham-By-Sea (BN3 2RD)
  • Company accounts address in Peacehaven (BN10 7HA)
  • Dissolved January 2018, website is now a blog about acting and stunt performers

FD Management Ltd

  • Address in Brighton (BN1 4SE)
  • Was listed on Spotlight Contacts
  • No website or social media presence May 2019
  • Company accounts seem to be business to business services in East Sussex

Goldmans Management

  • Eastbourne, East Sussex (BN21 2TS)
  • Spotlight registered agency
  • Established 2003
  • Represent adult performers and child actors
  • Active Facebook Page

Gielgud Management

  • Located in Haywards Heath, RH16 1UA
  • Spotlight registered agent
  • Founded in 1997 by Suzanne and Piers Gielgud under its original name of Re.Animator Management
  • Represents ballet artists for film, TV and theatre 
  • Also represents young performers from the Gielgud Academy
  • Active Twitter feed @GielgudManageme
  • Apply by following the instructions on the ‘Contact Us’ page

Mad Fish Management

  • Based in Pevensey Bay (BN24 6RF)
  • Spotlight registered agent
  • Associated with Mad Fish Stage School
  • Focus on child actors and young performers
  • Accepts actors from across the UK
  • On our list of 20 Reputable UK Agencies For Child Actors
  • Read more in our article dedicated to Mad Fish Management

Mantle Management

  • Based in Hove (BN3 2RD)
  • Spotlight registered agency
  • Run by Peter Mantle, who was a Director for the Elliott Agency Ltd
  • No active social media presence, but actor photos do link through to Spotlight profiles and correct agency name is shown
  • No information on the website about applications, but the office email is shown

Pelham Associates

  • Based in Brighton (BN1 3XE)
  • Spotlight registered agency
  • Agents Peter Cleall and Dione Inman have run the agency for more than 20 years
  • Nice ‘quick view’ on website showing what each actor is doing at present or has been working on recently
  • Applicants should forward their CV and Spotlight link

Razzamattazz Management

  • Address in East Grinstead, Sussex (RH19 3ES)
  • Listed on Spotlight Contacts
  • No website or social media presence found June 2019

Rebecca Middleton

  • Based in Chichester, West Sussex (PO19 7AD)
  • Spotlight registered agency
  • Represents adults, teens, and children from the age of 4
  • Commercials along with TV, film, theatre and voiceover work
  • Busy Facebook page and Twitter feed @MiddletonTalent
  • The website has a great FAQ page explaining terms, conditions, and commissions
  • Apply via the contact form, attaching a headshot
  • If you don’t hear within 10 days, assume the application won’t be taken further
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