The Committee

The Committee are elected by the membership and each serve two years.  Each Committee member are assigned an area to look after and support.

Alastair Coomer

Alastair Coomer

Alastair Coomer is Co-Chair and looks after our Social Media and is also a spokesman for the CDG with Equity. He has been Casting Director at the Donmar Warehouse for the last five years, working on all productions there, as well as freelance theatre productions for the West End and Regional theatres. He recently cast Mary Queen of Scots, Josie Rourke’s debut feature film for Working Title. He began his career in the casting department at the National Theatre and in March 2018 returns there as Head of Casting.

Victor Jenkins

Victor Jenkins

Victor Jenkins is Co-Chair and Treasurer, and also looks after our TV and Probationary members. He has been in casting since 2003 and was co-founder of VHJ Casting (2010 – 2016). In 2017 he set up his solo venture, VJC. Credits include award winning shows Broadchurch, Humans, Unforgotten, Fleabag, and The Wrong Mans, and most recently he has been working on the Netflix/BBC show Troy: Fall Of A City, ITV’s Clean break, and US series The Rook.

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Kahleen Crawford

Kahleen Crawford looks after our Film and TV members. She began casting in 2000, and has been a TV and film Casting Director for 13 years, working frequently in independent film. She set up her own casting company in 2006, and her team works from Glasgow while she is based out of London.

 

Priscilla John

Priscilla John

Priscilla John looks after the interests of our Film members and also is the spokesperson for our relationship with PACT. Priscilla’s career started at Granada TV casting iconic dramas such as Jewel In the Crown which led to casting David Lean’s A Passage To India. Her work includes blockbusters such as Captain America: The First Avenger, Pirates of the Caribbean II and III & Mamma Mia! to cult classics A Fish Called Wanda & Distant Voices, Still Lives. Most recently completed Features, Red Sparrow for 20th Century Fox, Red Joan for Lionsgate, The Turning for Amblin and TV Drama series Safe for Netflix , and Krypton for Warner Brothers/Syfy.

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Sam Stevenson

Sam looks after our theatre members. She began her career in casting in 1996 and works across a broad range of theatre, film and television projects.

Wendy Spon

Wendy Spon

Wendy looks after our theatre members. She has been Head of Casting at the National Theatre since May 2006. Her casting career spans twenty five years and includes periods at the Royal Exchange Theatre, Crucible Theatre and a variety of freelance theatre, TV & film work.