Ri McDaid-Wren

casting directors

Probationary Member of The Casting Directors’ Guild (CDG), Casting Associate Ri McDaid-Wren has worked with top Casting Director Andy Pryor since 2016.

Andy Pryor and Ri McDaid-Wren’s work on hit BBC TV series Years and Years earned them a nomination for the 2020 CDG (Casting Directors Guild) Award for Best Casting in a Television Drama, sponsored by United Artists. 

Ri McDaid-Wren worked on Channel 4 series It’s a Sin, launched in January 2021. The Russell T Davies TV show starring Olly Alexander quickly became:

  • All 4’s biggest ever instant box set
  • Most binged new series ever
  • All 4’s biggest ever drama launch

Ri McDaid-Wren worked as Casting Associate on hit Channel 4 TV series ‘It’s a Sin’.

Ri McDaid-Wren’s casting credits for film and TV includes:

  • Mrs Harris Goes to Paris (casting associate uk) (post-production)
  •  2019-2021 Gentleman Jack (TV Series) (casting associate – 16 episodes)
  •  2021 It’s a Sin (TV Mini-Series) (casting associate – 5 episodes)
  •  The A Word (TV Series) (casting associate – 12 episodes, 2017 – 2020) (casting assistant – 6 episodes, 2016)
  •  Doctor Who (TV Series) (casting associate – 25 episodes, 2016 – 2020) (casting assistant – 25 episodes, 2014 – 2015)
  •  2019-2020 Traces (TV Series) (casting associate – 6 episodes)
  •  2019 Summer of Rockets (TV Mini-Series) (casting associate – 6 episodes)
  •  2019 Years and Years (TV Mini-Series) (casting associate – 6 episodes)
  •  Cold Feet (TV Series) (casting associate – 8 episodes, 2017 – 2019) (casting assistant – 8 episodes, 2016)
  •  2018 Stan & Ollie (casting associate)
  •  2018 Gwen (casting associate)
  •  2018 Hard Sun (TV Mini-Series) (casting associate – 6 episodes)
  •  2015-2017 Doctor Foster: A Woman Scorned (TV Series) (casting assistant – 10 episodes)
  •  2016 Close to the Enemy (TV Mini-Series) (casting assistant – 6 episodes)
  •  2016 Class (TV Series) (casting assistant – 8 episodes)
  •  2016 A Midsummer Night’s Dream (TV Movie) (casting assistant)
  •  2016 Undercover (TV Mini-Series) (casting assistant – 6 episodes)
  •  2015 The Interceptor (TV Mini-Series) (casting assistant – 8 episodes)
  •  2015 Coalition (TV Movie) (casting assistant)
  •  2015 Banana (TV Mini-Series) (casting assistant – 8 episodes)
  •  2015 Cucumber (TV Mini-Series) (casting assistant – 8 episodes)
  •  2014 Lucky Stiff (casting assistant)
  •  2014 Jamaica Inn (TV Mini-Series) (casting assistant – 3 episodes)
  •  2014 W1A (TV Series) (casting assistant – 4 episodes)
  •  2014 Call the Midwife (TV Series) (casting assistant – 7 episodes)
  •  2013 Atlantis (TV Series) (casting assistant – 5 episodes)
  •  2012 Eternal Law (TV Series) (casting assistant – 6 episodes)