Andy Pryor

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Kevin Francis 020 7439 3086





Andy trained as a Stage Manager at London’s Central School of Speech and Drama.
While Stage Managing at some of the UK’s top theatres, including the Royal Court and the Bush Theatre he further developed a long-standing knowledge and appreciation of actors and their work.

After becoming Assistant Director at the Bush, where he oversaw casting for a year, Andy worked with Gail Stevens CDG for 5 years on some of the most successful and critically acclaimed Film and TV Drama of the 1990s, including Trainspotting, Cracker and Our Friends in the North.

Since setting up Andy Pryor Casting in 1998, Andy has cast a diverse and exciting range of projects, including Life on Mars, I’m Alan Partridge, The Long Firm, Cutting It, Whitechapel, Upstairs Downstairs (for which he received an Emmy nomination), three series of Call the Midwife, Cucumber, Banana and Doctor Foster.

In addition to casting shows for all of the UK’s major broadcasters (BBC, ITV, Channel 4 and Sky), Andy has worked with some of the UK’s most celebrated screenwriters, including Paul Abbott, Peter Bowker, Russell T Davies, Peter Moffat and Heidi Thomas. Andy has also had a strong collaborative relationship with Stephen Poliakoff, having cast all of his work since Shooting the Past, including Perfect Strangers, The Lost Prince, Dancing on the Edge and the forthcoming Close to the Enemy.

Andy has also cast several feature films, including Bent, Beautiful Thing, Glorious 39 and Gemma Bovery.

Andy has also been Casting Director on Doctor Who since its hugely successful return in 2005 and to date has cast over 120 episodes and four Doctors.
Andy’s current Casting Associate is Alice Purser.

Notable Projects

Life on Mars
Doctor Who
The Lost Prince
Shooting the Past
Call the Midwife Undercover


Theatre, TV, Film

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Geographical Experience

UK, Northern Europe, North America

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