John Cannon

Email Address

Company Name

BBC Televison

Job Title

Casting Director

Office Phone Number

020 8228 7322

Mobile Number

07973 204 550


BBC Casting , BBC Elstree, Room N 202, Neptune House, Clarendon Road, Borehamwood, Herts, WD6 1JF





John has been working in casting since joining the National Theatre Casting Department as an assistant in 1989. After leaving the NT he worked for The Almeida, The Bush, Chichester Festival, English Touring Theatre, The Gate, Oxford Stage Company, The Royal Court and The Young Vic amongst others. This was followed by ten years with The RSC both as Deputy Head and then Head of Casting. working on all but one Shakespeare play, many classics and new writing. He is currently a member of the BBC's in-house drama casting team working on productions such as Holby City, Father Brown and The Coroner

Notable Projects

Notable Theatre credits include Brand – Haymarket/RSC The Black Rider – BITE Festival/Robert Wilson Hamlet with Alan Cumming for ETT/Donmar The Secret Garden – Aldwych/RSC See How They Run – Duchess Theatre Twelfth Night with Chiwetel Ejiofor and Parminder Nagra directed by Tim Supple for Projector Films Recent Television Projects (all BBC) include 32 Brinkburn Street The Boy In The Dress Big School Dead Boss Gangsta Granny Mr Stink WPC56


Theatre, TV, Film

Office Location


Membership Type

Full Member