Rick Laxton

casting directors

Rick Laxton is a writer and freelance Casting Director, with bases in Manchester and London. Head of Casting at Lime Pictures between 2010 and 2015, Rick then spent seven years in the casting department at ITV in Manchester. 

Rick is a Full Member of The Casting Directors’ Guild (CDG) and has cast over 800 hours of TV content for major broadcasters, including BBC, ITV, Channel 4, Disney and Nickelodeon.

His casting credits include numerous hit TV series including Peter Kay’s Car Share, The Evermoor Chronicles and Hollyoaks.

Rick Laxton also co-wrote BBC Two TV movie THE PACT, which stars Sarah Solemani and Brett Goldstein.