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Nickname

Wendy Spon

Email Address

jsparrow@nationaltheatre.org.uk

Company Name

National Theatre

Job Title

Head of Casting

Office Phone Number

0207 452 3336

Mobile Number

07977 127 192

Biography

Head of Casting at the National Theatre since May 2006. My 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. Directors worked with include: Rufus Norris, Dominic Cooke, Richard Eyre, Trevor Nunn, Nicholas Hytner, Marianne Elliott, Howard Davies, David Lan, Simon Godwin, Katie Mitchell, Nadia Fall, Ian Rickson, Patrick Marber. Roger Michell, Carrie Cracknell, Jeremy Herrin.

Notable Projects

Original stage productions of LONDON ROAD (Cottesloe & Olivier) and the film of LONDON ROAD. NT 50 YEARS (Olivier Theatre. Dir: Nicholas Hytner) BEHIND THE BEAUTIFUL FOREVERS, DEATH & THE KING'S HORSEMAN & THE AMEN CORNER (Olivier Theatre. Dir: Rufus Norris). THE REPORTER (Cottesloe Theatre. Dir: Richard Eyre) THE HARD PROBLEM (Cottesloe Theatre. Dir: Nicholas Hytner) OKLAHOMA (Olivier Theatre. Dir: Trevor Nunn. Choreographer: Susan Stroman)

Specialisations

Theatre, Musical Theatre, TV, Film

Office Location

London

Membership Type

Full Member