Why use us?

When you work with us you will get a fantastic service. Customer care is our top priority. If we find deficiencies – we take action.

It’s all in a day’s work

We value our relationship with you and our great reputation. After every job we will contact you to ask how it went. You can contact us at any time too if you want to talk about how it’s going; we will stay in touch throughout to check that you are happy with our service. If you’re not, we will sort it out quickly.

Laura, Sarah & Rob
Directors
The Casting Collective

Reasons to work with us

  1. National Agency
    To help keep selection relevant and current, our database is continually expanding. We have eight regions nationally, with a database of over 30,000 artistes throughout the United Kingdom.
  2. Established in 1999
    Top UK Agency, today we are recognised as one of the best national casting agencies.
  3. Same Day Service
    We’ll match your brief the same day. Email us instant casting couches and one of our bookers will ring you straight back, or give us a call.
  4. Dedicated Team Member
    During (and outside office hours) a member of our team will be dedicated to your project.
  5. Bespoke Printed or PDF Book
    We can email, bike or drop box tailor made character suggestion books containing recent photos of our artistes.
  6. Web and Mobile Online Booking
    Our website is designed for mobile or tablet usage. Search by age, name, vital statistics or skill. It couldn’t be easier.
  7. Responsive Regional Service
    Although based in London we now have eight casting regions covering England, Scotland and Wales.
  8. Crowd Scene Management
    If you have a big crowd scene we can provide an on-set rep or marshalls to help on set.
  9. Identity Checks
    We check all artistes are legally allowed to work within the UK, scanning photo ID’s.
  10. Professional Accounts
    We deal with finance quickly and with accuracy. We supply salary vouchers.
  11. On-Set
    We make sure our artistes work with you in a way we can be proud of.
  12. Costume Ready
    We can provide artistes in their own costume. Just let us know what you need.
  13. Skilled Artistes or Specific Ethnicity
    We can provide artistes with any skills you may require; belly dancer or musician? Or perhaps you are looking for Africans, Tibetans or Eastern Europeans?
  14. Paperless Payments
    Paperless Payments efficiently, quickly and securely manage the payment of Supporting Artistes / Extras. Paperless payment is an alternative to paper voucher payments. Both are still available at The Casting Collective.
  15. Catalogue of Faces
    To help keep selection relevant and current, our database is continually being updated throughout the year. We provide three up to date photos of each artist.
  16. Flexible Casting Calls
    Our experience spans film, television, commercial, photographic, corporate, pop promo, promotions, new media and voice-overs.

Whatever your brief we will find It. Recent examples:

  • AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR: Regional Casting in Scotland.
  • CHRISTOPHER ROBIN: Big crowd days in Dover
  • HOLMES AND WATSON: String quartet musicians, beatboxers, spoons players, triplets, one man band and pickpocket advisors
  • JOHNNY ENGLISH 3: Eightsome Reel Scottish country dancers
  • MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS: Local crowd in Scotland
  • READY PLAYER ONE: Local Birmingham crowd and punks
  • SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY: Real fishermen in Southampton
  • THE GREAT BRITISH SEWING BEE
  • THE HITCHHIKER'S GUIDE TO THE GALAXY
  • THE SPECIAL RELATIONSHIP: Casting for real Americans.
  • THREE SECONDS: Heavily tattooed people in the Gloucester area

Don’t just take our word for it…

We are lucky enough to have worked with the most incredible productions, recent work includes:

Film and TV

  • Aladdin
  • Bleak House
  • Danny Boyle/Richard Curtis Project
  • Devs
  • Dumbo
  • Extras
  • Green Wing
  • His House
  • How to Build a Girl
  • Jericho
  • London
  • Love Soup
  • Lyrebird
  • Maleficent 2
  • Men in Black Spin-Off
  • Messiah
  • Mrs. Beeton
  • Mrs. Wilson
  • Official Secrets
  • Outlaw King
  • Primeval
  • Spider-Man: Far From Home
  • Tell Me I Love You
  • Terry Pratchett's Hogfather
  • The Aeronauts
  • The Armstrong and Miller Show
  • The Bay of Silence
  • The Bay of Silence
  • The Chatterley Affair
  • The Great British Sewing Bee
  • The One and Only Ivan
  • The Rhythm Section
  • The Thick of It
  • The Voyage of Doctor Dolittle
  • Waking the Dead

Photography and Commercial

  • AMEX
  • Argos
  • Baileys
  • Boots
  • BT
  • Burberry
  • Cadbury’s
  • Carlsberg
  • Coca-Cola
  • DFS
  • Diesel
  • Dyson
  • Expedia
  • Ford
  • Guinness
  • H&M
  • HSBC
  • McDonalds
  • Microsoft
  • Morrissons
  • Muller
  • Netflix
  • Pepsi
  • Plusnet
  • Sainsbury’s
  • Samsung
  • Santander
  • Schwepps
  • Snickers
  • Sony
  • SSE
  • Superdrug
  • Virgin Media
  • Vodaphone
  • Waitrose
  • X Factor