Alison Chard

Email Address

Job Title

Casting Director

Office Phone Number

020 7223 9125

Mobile Number

07432 638 578




Has been a Casting Director for more than 25 years and is a member of B.A.F.T.A. Head of Casting at both the Royal Shakespeare Company & for the long-running ITV series The Bill. Worked with many leading directors including: Sam Mendes, Richard Eyre, Adrian Noble, Nicholas Hytner, Matthew Warchus & Tom Morris; & cast most of Shakespeare's works including: Kenneth Branagh's Hamlet, Ian McKellen's Richard III, Derek Jacobi's Macbeth, Iain Glen's Henry V & Toby Stephens's Coriolanus. Personal highlights also include: premiere productions of The Madness of George III & Angels in America at the National Theatre, Neil Gaiman's Neverwhere for the BBC & the ground-breaking CGI production of Peter Pan.

Notable Projects

ROYAL SHAKESPEARE COMPANY Head of Casting ROYAL NATIONAL THEATRE Deputy Head of Casting THE BILL ITV Series Head of Casting SWALLOWS & AMAZONS Bristol Old Vic/UK Tour & West End THE ROVER Hampton Court Palace PARK AVENUE CAT West End PETER PAN Kensington Gardens REAL WOMEN BBC Series Neil Gaiman's NEVERWHERE BBC Series M.I.T. ITV Series


Theatre, TV, Film

Office Location


Geographical Experience

UK, North America

Membership Type

Full Member