Wendy Spon Casting
Currently freelance. Previously Head of Casting at the National Theatre 2006 to 2018. My casting career spans thirty 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, Ivo van Hove and Jeremy Herrin.
Original stage productions of LONDON ROAD (Cottesloe & Olivier) and the film of LONDON ROAD (Dir: Rufus Norris). 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). NETWORK (Lyttelton Theatre, Dir: Ivo van Hove); FOLLIES with Jacob Sparrow (Olivier Theatre, Dir: Dominic Cooke); THE REPORTER (Cottesloe Theatre. Dir: Richard Eyre) THE HARD PROBLEM (Cottesloe Theatre. Dir: Nicholas Hytner) OKLAHOMA (Olivier Theatre. Dir: Trevor Nunn. Choreographer: Susan Stroman)
Theatre, Musical Theatre, TV, Film