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Laura Scott, Casting Director

Veteran Casting Director Laura Scott is a full member of The Casting Directors’ Guild (CDG).

Laura Scott’s credits as Casting Director for film and television productions include:

Laura Scott’s other casting credits for screen productions include:

Olivia Scott-Webb

Olivia Scott-Webb is an Emmy Award winning Casting Director based in London.

She won the Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Award for Outstanding Casting for a Comedy Series – 2019 – for her work casting hit TV series Fleabag.

In her acceptance speech for the 2019 Emmy Award, Olivia Scott-Webb attributes the success of her collaboration with Phoebe Waller-Bridge to them both being perfectionists, as well as the well defined characters in the script.

YouTube: Emmy Winner Olivia Scott-Webb (“Fleabag”) in the 2019 Creative Arts Emmys Press Room

Olivia Scott-Webb on IMDb

Olivia Scott-Webb’s credits as Casting Director for film and television productions include:

Olivia Scott-Webb on IMDb

Olivia Scott-Webb’s credits as Casting Director for film and television productions include:

Alice Searby

Casting Director Alice Searby is a full member of The Casting Directors’ Guild (CDG).

Alice Searby’s credits as Casting Director for film and television productions include:

Alice Searby’s other casting credits for screen productions include:

David Shaw, Casting Director

Full Member of The Casting Directors’ Guild (CDG), David Shaw is a leading casting director in Manchester and Leeds. For more than twenty years he’s been helping to find, cultivate and cast new and diverse talent for many ground-breaking, original and critically-acclaimed British TV and film productions. 

David Shaw Casting

14-32 Hewitt Street, Manchester, M15 4GB

0161 302 3039 (Main)

office@davidshaw.co.uk

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David Shaw Casting Screen Credits

Screen credits for David Shaw as Casting Director include: 

  • 2012-2021 The Syndicate (TV Series) (19 episodes)
  •  2019 A Very British Christmas
  •  2018 Girlfriends (TV Series) (6 episodes)
  •  2017 Love, Lies and Records (TV Series) (6 episodes)
  •  2017 Overshadowed (TV Mini-Series) (8 episodes)
  •  2017 In the Dark (TV Mini-Series) (4 episodes)
  •  2014-2016 In the Club (TV Series) (12 episodes)
  •  2015 From Darkness (TV Mini-Series) (4 episodes)
  •  2015 Tatau (TV Mini-Series) (1 episode)
  •  2013-2014 In the Flesh (TV Series) (6 episodes)
  •  2009-2014 Inspector George Gently (TV Series) (10 episodes)
  •  2004-2013 Shameless (TV Series) (127 episodes)
  •  2012 Kelly + Victor
  •  2011 Trollied (TV Series) (8 episodes)
  •  2011 In with the Flynns (TV Series) (3 episodes)
  •  2011 South Riding (TV Mini-Series) (3 episodes)
  •  2010 My Lad (Short)
  •  2009/I Salvage
  •  2009 Kicks
  • 2009 A Boy Called Dad
  •  2008 White Girl (TV Movie)
  •  2008 Mrs In-Betweeny (TV Movie)
  •  2007 The Visit (TV Series) (6 episodes)
  •  2007 Life on Mars (TV Series) (8 episodes)
  •  2007 Sound (TV Movie)
  •  2007 The Bad Mother’s Handbook (TV Movie)
  •  2006-2007 The Innocence Project (TV Series) (2 episodes)
  •  2006 Mischief Night
  •  2006 Goldplated (TV Series) (2 episodes)
  •  2004-2006 No Angels (TV Series) (9 episodes)
  •  2006 Missing (TV Movie)
  •  2005 Love + Hate
  •  2004 Outlaws (TV Series)
  •  2003 Early Doors (TV Series) (6 episodes)
  •  2003 Real Men (TV Movie)
  •  2003 Buried (TV Series)
  •  2002 The Stretford Wives (TV Movie)
  •  2000-2002 Clocking Off (TV Series) (3 episodes)
  •  2002 Blood Strangers (TV Movie)
  •  2001 When I Was 12 (TV Movie)
  •  2001 Bob & Rose (TV Series)
  •  2001 About a Girl (Short)
  •  1983 On the Third Day

Screen credits for David Shaw as in other casting roles include:

  • 2013 Great Night Out (TV Series) (casting – 6 episodes)
  • 2006 Goldplated (TV Series) (casting – 7 episodes)
  • 2006 Sorted (TV Series) (casting – 6 episodes)
  • 2000 Fat Friends (TV Series) (assistant casting director – 6 episodes)
  • 2000 Queer as Folk (TV Series) (casting – 8 episodes, 1999) (assistant casting director – 2 episodes)
  • 1998 Girls’ Night (additional casting)
  • 1997 Under the Skin (casting: Liverpool)
  • 1996 Prime Suspect 5: Errors of Judgement (TV Mini-Series) (additional casting – 2 episodes)
  • 1995 Cracker (TV Series) (additional casting – 1 episode)

Gabriella Shimeld-Fenn

Gabriella Shimeld-Fenn is a Probationary Member of The Casting Directors’ Guild (CDG), currently working on BBC television productions.

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Screen credits for Gabriella Shimeld-Fen as Casting director include:

Other credits for Gabriella Shimeld-Fenn’s casting work on film and television include:

Georgia Simpson

Georgia Simpson is a full member of The Casting Directors’ Guild (CDG).

Georgia Simpson on IMDb

Screen credits for Georgia Simpson as Casting Director include:

Other credits for Georgia Simpson’s casting work on film and television include:

Michelle Smith

Casting Director Michelle Smith is a full member of The Casting Directors’ Guild (CDG).

Michelle Smith on IMDb

Screen credits for Michelle Smith as Casting Director include:

Other credits for Michelle Smith’s casting work on film and television include:

Sharon Sorrentino, Casting Director

Sharon Sorrentino is a London-based Casting Director who also works from Nottinghamshire in the UK.

Over more than twenty years she has cast a number of independent film, commercials, short films, music videos and theatre projects

Sharon Sorrentino is a probationary member of The Casting Directors’ Guild (CDG).

In November 2020, Sharon talked to Ashley Tabatabai about how important it is for actors to recognise that they are running a business, and treat their career accordingly.

Casting Director Interview | Your Preparation Is Key | Sharon Sorrentino

Screen credits for Sharon Sorrentino as Casting Director include:

Xanthe Spencer-Davidson

Xanthe Spencer-Davidson on IMDb

Screen credits for Xanthe Spencer-Davidson as Casting Director include:

Other credits for Xanthe Spencer-Davidson’s casting work on film and television include:

Wendy Spon

Full Member of The Casting Directors’ Guild (CDG), Wendy Spon was Head of Casting at the National Theatre, London until October 2017. Between 2006 and 2012 she was Director of the British touring theatre company Headlong Theatre.

Wendy Spon’s credits for film and TV include:

  •  2017 National Theatre Live: Amadeus
  •  2016 National Theatre Live: The Deep Blue Sea
  •  2015 London Road
  •  2010 The Cat in the Hat (Short)
  •  2003-2006 The Bill (TV Series) (113 episodes)
  •  2004 The Bill Uncovered: Des and Reg (TV Movie)
  •  2000 The Estate Agents (TV Series)
  •  2000 Time Gentlemen Please (TV Series) (13 episodes)

Sam Stevenson

Full Member of The Casting Directors’ Guild (CDG), Sam is a freelance casting director working in theatre, television and film. Her diverse projects include productions for the BBC, Sky, Warner Bros, National Theatre and RSC.

In 2010, Sam Stevenson and Gemma Hancock were nominated for an Emmy for their work on the BBC miniseries, Emma.

Sam Stevenson’s TV & film casting credits as Casting Director include:

  • 2015 Don’t Take My Baby (TV Movie)
  •  2014 Our World War (TV Mini-Series) (3 episodes)
  •  2014 Glasgow Girls (TV Movie)
  •  2012-2014 Playhouse Presents (TV Series) (5 episodes)
  •  2013 Leave to Remain
  •  2012 Private Peaceful
  •  2007-2011 Silent Witness (TV Series) (38 episodes)
  •  2010 Money (TV Mini-Series) (2 episodes)
  •  2009 Emma (TV Mini-Series) (4 episodes)
  •  2005-2009 The Bill (TV Series) (23 episodes)
  •  2009 The Age of Stupid (Documentary)
  •  2008 Consuming Passion (TV Movie)
  •  2007 Rough Crossings (TV Movie)
  •  2006 Lost Cities of the Ancients (TV Mini-Series documentary) (3 episodes)
  •  2006 The Inspector Lynley Mysteries (TV Series) (4 episodes)
  •  2006 Mr. Loveday’s Little Outing (TV Movie)
  •  2006 The Romantics (TV Mini-Series)
  •  2004 My Life as a Popat (TV Series) (6 episodes)
  •  2001 Holby City (TV Series) (1 episode)
  •  2000 Doctors (TV Series) (1 episode)
  •  1985 EastEnders (TV Series)
Official Trailer for Private Peaceful (2012)

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