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Nancy Bishop

Casting director with offices in London and Prague

Nancy Bishop, C.S.A., is an Emmy-nominated casting director with offices in London and Prague.

She has over one hundred major feature film and television projects among her credits and  has been retained as casting director by dozens of major screen producers and directors, including Brad Bird, (Mission Impossible IV), Roman Polanski (Oliver), Peter Greenaway (Eisenstein in Guanajuato), Doug Liman (The Bourne Identity) and Ridley Scott (Child 44). She was nominated for an Emmy Award for her casting work on Anne Frank: The Whole Story, ABC/Disney Studios.


In 2009 she founded the Acting For Film Program at the Prague Film School, which offers an intensive, conservatory style training program for actors in English. Nancy She is also very active on the International Film Festival Circuit, where she regularly produces and partakes in panel discussions and symposiums on the casting process and is a visible guest lecturer, offering master classes and seminars to develop actors’ on-camera skills and career marketing. She is a member of the Casting Society of America and the International Casting Directors Network.  Nancy has also written the best-selling books “Secrets from the Casting Couch: On Camera Strategies for Actors from a Casting Director” and “Auditioning for Film and Television: Secrets from a Casting Director”.

Frank Moiselle

Casting director (Ireland)

Frank Moiselle, CSA, began his career in casting by assisting on John Huston's film The Dead. As Casting Director, he has worked with acclaimed directors such as Jim Sheridan (In the Name of the Father, The Boxer, In America), Joel Schumacher, Gillies MacKinnon and Neil Jordan. For TV, he has cast Ballykissangel (BBC), The Tudors, The Borgias and, most recently, Penny Dreadful (Showtime) and Vikings (History/MGM).


Frank is a three time, Primetime Emmy nominee.

Lucy Bevan

Casting director (UK)

Lucy Bevan trained with the casting director Mary Selway. Her credits include British independent films An Education, St.Trinians, The Duchess, Dustin Hoffman’s  Quartet, The Fifth Estate, Lasse Halstom’s The Hundred Foot Journey,  Lone  Scherfig’s The Riot Club, as well as US Studio films including Pirates Of The Caribbean; On Stranger Tides, Nanny McPhee Returns, Snow White & The Huntsman, Maleficent, Alice Through The Looking Glass, The Legend of Tarzan, Beauty and The Beast, Ghost in the Shell,  and Kenneth Branagh’s Cinderella for Disney.

Projects in production include Artemis Fowl (dir. Kenneth Branagh), The Mercy (Rachel Weisz, Colin Firth), Murder on the Boston Express (Johnny Depp, Kenneth Branagh), Spielberg’s Ready Player One, Jungle Book (Andy Serkis, Benedict Cumberbatch, Christian Bale), and The Nutcracker and the Four Realms (Morgan Freeman, Keira Knightley).

​Kelly Hendry

Casting director (UK)

Kelly Valentine Hendry grew up in the Scottish Highlands and is now a London based casting director. After working for the RSC, ETT and other theatrical shows as a stage manager, Kelly joined Hubbard Casting and then Gail Stevens as an assistant and associate where she spent many happy years working on Feature Films and TV productions both in the UK and the US. 

Kelly co founded VHJ casting with Victor Jenkins in 2011 and they have together worked on a wide range of US and UK television and feature films. 2017 brings a new chapter and a new company : Kelly Valentine Hendry Casting.


FILM: Muppets Most Wanted, dir. James Bobin; Into The Woods, dir. Rob Marshall ; Northmen – A Viking Saga, dir. Claudo Fäh; Ironclad, dir. Jonathan English 

TV: Riviera, dir. Neil Jordan; The Halcyon, dir.  Charlotte Jones; SS-GB,  dir. Neal Purvis & Robert Wade; The Last Kingdom, dir.  Stephen Butchard; Broadchurch 1 - 3 dir. Chris Chibnall.

Kate Rhodes-James

Casting director (UK)

Kate Rhodes-James initially trained as an actress but, after 3 years, decided it wasn't for her. She worked as an assistant casting director on The Young Indiana Chronicles before assisting Debbie McWilliams on 3 Bond Films. Her first solo project was Cold Feet (TV series for ITV) followed by The Lakes and Sherlock (BBC).


Notable Projects:

Their Finest Hour, Blood over Water, Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell, The Missing, The Outcast, Sherlock, Apocalypse Slough, Jekyll and Hyde, Lady Chatterley's Lover, Not Safe for, The Tunnel, Ripper Street.

Vicki Thomson

Casting director (UK)

Vicki Thomson is a freelance Casting Director specialising in television and film. She is a member of the Casting Society of America (CSA) and the Casting Directors Guild of Great Britain (CDG).

A graduate of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) and Manchester University, Vicki began her professional career as a stage manager before moving into casting with Maggie Lunn in 2007. As a Casting Assistant and later a Casting Associate, Vicki worked on a wide range of TV projects including BBC Shakespeare's Hollow Crown series and theatre productions including Trevor Nunn's Haymarket season and The Old Vic Bridge Project. 

Following this Vicki spent four enjoyable years with Kelly Valentine Hendry and Victor Jenkins at VHJ Casting. Working initially as a Casting Associate and later as a Casting Director with VHJ, Vicki worked on many award-winning television productions including Broadchurch (ITV), Humans (C4), Grantchester (ITV), Brief Encounters (ITV), The Last Kingdom (ITV) and Episodes (BBC). 

In 2016, Vicki founded VT Casting and has since worked on various TV and film projects including leading NBC's pilot season searches in the UK, The Last Words feature film starring Willem Dafoe and as the UK Casting Director on The Brave, a drama pilot for NBC. She is currently focusing on the UK Casting for the German TV series Deutschland 86, the follow-on to the successful first series Deutschland 83

Vicki is also a member of the BAFTA Crew programme (2017). 

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