Tom Payne

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Tom Payne Casting

Job Title

Casting Assistant

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Tom is an openly gay, gender queer person who grew up on a council estate in south Bristol. They started their career as an actor and eventually went on to gain experience as an agent’s assistant and theatre producer before finally transitioning to the world of casting for Television and Film in 2020 with Daniel Edwards CDG. Tom’s passion and love for Television and Film stems from its powerful and wonderful ability to help form and mould ideas. They believe it can influence not only how we see others, and most importantly how we see ourselves.

Tom is one of the founders of GAP workshops which had its inaugural course during the summer of 2022 and introduced 9 new Trans actors to the TV and Film industry.


Notable Projects

Casting Assistant credits: Heartstopper s1&2 (NETFLIX), Malpractice (ITV), A Town Called Malice (SKY), Blue Lights (BBC) Then You Run (SKY), Di Ray (ITV),  Then Barbra met Alan (BBC), Showtrial (BBC) On The Edge S3; Cradled, Mincemeat, Superdad (C4)

Casting Associate: The Isle Tide Hotel (Wales Interactive), On The Edge S4 (C4), Black Dog

Casting Director: The Date Short film (Film London & BFI), Hormonal Short film (BFI), Imaginary Numbers Short film, Among The Living film


TV, Film

Office Location

London, South West

Geographical Experience

UK, Southern Europe

Membership Type

Probationary Member