Lucy Jenkins, Casting Director

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Lucy Jenkins was an actress who moved into the world of casting. She worked as Deputy Head of Casting at the RSC before setting up Jenkins McShane Casting with friend and fellow casting director Sooki McShane more than a decade ago.

They are both members of the CDG (Casting Directors’ Guild) and BAFTA (British Academy of Film and Television Arts).

Jenkins McShane Casting have cast numerous feature films, TV series and short films, including The Confession, directed by Tanel Toom and nominated for an Academy Award for Best Live Action Short in 2011. They have together cast more than a hundred plays, many of them playing in the West End.

Popular workshops and masterclasses run by Lucy Jenkins and Sooki McShane have been held at venues such as the Actors Guild, Mixing Networks, The Actors Company LA, and Larca.

Find out more about Lucy Jenkins’s work as a casting director in this hour long interview with Actors Anonymous UK.

Lucy Jenkins’s IMDb credits as casting director include:

  •  Deus 
  •  Dragged Up (Short)
  •  Going Up (Short)
  •  2020 A wake (Short)
  •  2019Widow’s Walk
  •  2019/III Forgive Me (Short)
  •  2019 Dark Encounter
  •  2019 For Love or Money
  •  2018/IIT welfth Night
  •  2018 Pulsar (Short)
  •  2016 The Comedian’s Guide to Survival
  •  2016/II The Proposal (Short)
  •  2016 Bliss!
  •  2016 A Special Guest (Short)
  •  2015/I Containment
  •  2015 Arthur & Merlin
  •  2015 Awaiting
  •  2014 Hangar 10
  •  2013 Drone Strike (Short)
  •  2013 Earth to Sky (Short)
  •  2012 Entity
  •  2011 The Somnambulists
  •  2011/I Absence (Short)
  •  2009 The Death of Pentheus (Short)
  •  2005-2009 The Bill (TV Series) (16 episodes)
  •  2009 Mad Sad & Bad
  •  2008 One in Four (Short)
  •  2007 The Curry Club (Short)
  •  2007 Outlanders
  •  2007 Piccadilly Cowboy
  •  2006 Vampire Diary
  •  2006 Samuel Johnson: The Dictionary Man (TV Movie)
  •  2004 Fascination
  •  2003 Lloyd & Hill (TV Movie)
  •  2002 Top Dog (Short)
  •  2002 Alone
  •  2001 Babyfather (TV Series)
  •  2000 Threesome (Short)