Casting Directors UK – G

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Casting Directors UK: List, Socials and Contact Information for Casting directors based in the UK with surnames starting with G

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UK Casting Directors on this page:

Martin Gibbons

Ollie Gilbert

Tracey Gillham

Nina Gold

Elaine Grainger

Olivia Grant

Francesca Greene

David Grindrod

Emma Gunnery

Martin Gibbons

Full Member of The Casting Directors’ Guild (CDG), Martin Gibbons is particularly known for commercial casting.

However, he has also cast projects for television, theatre and film.

Ollie Gilbert

After working in casting for several years, in 2016 Ollie Gilbert and his longtime friend Katy Covell launched Gilbert and Covell Casting.

As Casting Assistant and then Casting Director he’s worked on numerous feature films, including Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014), Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015), Doctor Strange (2016) and Obey (2018), as well as TV series Born to Kill and Penny on M.A.R.S.

He’s currently a Probationary Member of The Casting Directors’ Guild (CDG).

Tracey Gillham, Casting Director

Full Member of The Casting Directors’ Guild (CDG), Tracey Gillham spent several years casting some of the UK’s most popular comedy series at the BBC. 

In 2012 she became freelance, launching Tracey Gillham Casting, based at Worton Hall Studios in London.

Now with almost a hundred credits as Casting Director, and more than a dozen more for advisory or original casting work, her work over the past five years includes the hit TV series After Life,  Inside No 9, and Catastrophe, as well aschildren’s favourite Horrible Histories, and a number of TV movies.

Nina Gold

Nina Gold is a Full Member of The Casting Directors’ Guild (CDG) with almost two hundred credits in casting for film and television.

Over the past decade Nina Gold has become a household name, thanks to casting some of the UK’s most successful screen projects alongside her business partner Robert Sterne. She’s also won multiple awards and nominations here and abroad.

In 2014, her casting for feature film The Theory of Everything earned a Casting Society of America nomination. 

Then she won a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Casting for a Drama Series in 2015-16 and 2019, for her work casting one of the most successful TV series of our age, Game of Thrones. In addition, she received Emmy nominations for all six seasons of the show.

More Emmy nominations followed, in 2015 for the casting for TV mini-series Wolf Hall and 2019 for Chernobyl.

Meanwhile, she won a BAFTA Special Award at the 2016 Television Craft Awards, in recognition of her career in casting for television and film. Three years later she returned to the BAFTAs with a nomination for the inaugural BAFTA Award for Best Casting, for feature film The Two Popes.

Elaine Grainger

Nominated for a Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Award for Outstanding Casting for a Limited Series, Movie or Special in 2009 for HBO’s House of Saddam, veteran Casting Director Elaine Grainger has a lengthy résumé spanning more than twenty years. 

Elaine Grainger is a Full Member of The Casting Directors’ Guild (CDG).

Elaine Grainger’s screen casting credits include TV series Marco Polo and Warrior, TV Movie Killing Jesus starring Kelsey Grammer, and a variety of feature films such as Hunter Killer (2018), The Zookeeper’s Wife (2017), Criminal (2016), Clash of the Titans (2010), and Inception (2010).

Olivia Grant

Casting Associate Olivia Grant is a Probationary Member of The Casting Directors’ Guild (CDG).

For several years she’s been part of the team at Lucy Bevan Casting, having previously worked in production. 

Recently Olivia Grant has worked on acclaimed TV mini-series A Christmas Carol, as well as a range of feature films including Artemis Fowl (2020), Dolittle (2020), Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw (2019), Christopher Robin (2018) and Murder on the Orient Express (2017).

Francesca Greene

Francesca Greene is a Member of the Casting Directors’ Association (CDA).

Although the portfolio of London-based Francesca Greene Casting has a focus on commercial work, the team has built up experience in all areas of the Film and TV industry over twenty years.

David Grindrod

David Grindrod Associates specialise in casting for musical theatre.  

A Full Member of The Casting Directors’ Guild (CDG), David casts for productions across the West End, both UK and International tours, and regional theatres. 

In addition, he has cast numerous screen productions, including the 1999 video of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat starring Donny Osmond, Maria Friedman, Richard Attenborough, TV series Great Performances and Superstar, and TV Movie The Sound of Music Live.

David Grindrod also worked on a number of feature films, including Aladdin (2019), Mary Poppins Returns (2018) and both of the Mamma Mia! films.

Emma Gunnery

Emma Gunnery is a Casting Director, owner of Gunnery Casting, and a Full Member of The Casting Directors’ Guild (CDG).  

Emma Gunnery’s credits as Casting Assistant and Casting Associate include feature films The Hitman’s Bodyguard (2017), The Zookeeper’s Wife (2017), and Criminal (2016), as well as TV series Marco Polo.

As Casting Director, Emma Gunnery has cast a number of feature films including Never Grow Old (2019), Come to Daddy (2019) and iBoy (2017). She also cast TV series Finding Joy.

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