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Nickname

Sophie Parrott

Email Address

sophie@sophieparrottcasting.com

Company Name

Sophie Parrott Casting

Job Title

Casting Director

Website

http://www.sophieparrottcasting.com

Twitter

@NotJeanSeberg

Biography

Sophie has worked in the industry for over a decade and specialises in casting for theatre and television. Companies she has worked for recently include, amongst others (for Theatre): The National Theatre, The Orange Tree Theatre, The Royal Court, Manchester Royal Exchange, Royal & Derngate Northampton, Sherman Cymru and Liverpool Everyman; (For television): ITV, Neal Street Productions, Bandit TV, BBC, Sky, World Productions, HBO, Amazon Worldwide, Channel 4 and Starz (America). Theatre reviews can be found at: http://www.sophieparrottcasting.com

Sophie was also involved in the development of ‘The Company’ talent pool whilst in-house at BBC Casting, which is ‘a BBC initiative looking to both increase the level of disabled people on television and to help develop the careers of individual talented actors that struggle in an industry has frequently excluded them.’

Sophie is currently casting Series 9 of Call The Midwife for Neal Street Productions'

Notable Projects

CASTING DIRECTOR (THEATRE): EVERYMAN REP COMPANY 2018 (Liverpool Everyman); ALL THE PRESIDENT’S MEN (National Theatre); AN OCTOROON (The Orange Tree); THIS BEAUTIFUL FUTURE (Yard Theatre); DEATH OF A SALESMAN (Northants and National Tour); WISH LIST (Manchester Royal Exchange & Royal Court); A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE (co-Casting Director, Manchester Royal Exchange); YEN (Royal Court & Manchester Royal Exchange); BIRD (Sherman Cymru/ Manchester Royal Exchange); MY MOTHER SAID I NEVER SHOULD (St James’ Theatre); POMONA (additional casting only- NT Shed); BRITANNIA WAVES THE RULES (Manchester Royal Exchange tour) THE CROCODILE (Manchester International Festival) A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM (Liverpool Everyman Theatre) BILLY LIAR (Manchester Royal Exchange)
CASTING ASSOCIATE (TELEVISION): DELICIOUS (Sky); CALL THE MIDWIFE – 4 Series (Neal St Productions); HOWARDS END (BBC/ Starz); THIRTEEN (BBC); CALL THE MIDWIFE SERIES VI (Neal St Productions); SILENT WITNESS – 3 Series (BBC); THE BLETCHLEY CIRCLE II (World Productions).

Specialisations

Theatre, TV, Film

Office Location

London

Geographical Experience

UK, North America

Membership Type

Full Member