Spotlight was founded in 1927 and is the UK’s leading casting resource with unrivalled knowledge and contacts at the heart of the industry.
Today, over 60,000 performers appear in Spotlight, including actors and actresses, child artists, presenters, dancers and stunt artists. It’s the best way to market yourself as a performer for professional film, television, stage and commercial work.
Thousands of production companies, broadcasters, ad agencies and independent casting directors use Spotlight as their number one casting resource. Their clients range from large organisations such as the BBC, ITV and Channel 4, through to small production companies and individual casting directors.
Spotlight also publishes the handbook Contacts, which is the handbook for anyone working or looking to get started in the UK entertainment industry. It includes listings for over 5000 companies, services and individuals across all branches of television, stage, film and radio.
UKTheatreSchool students who choose to be part of UK Casting Agency can be represented on Spotlight. Spotlight enables members to join at any point throughout the year. Spotlight memberships are annual and cost £98.00 per member, per year. This is paid directly to Spotlight on completion of the Spotlight application form and suitable photographs being submitted to UK Casting Agency. UK Casting Agency will complete your Spotlight profile free of charge and thereafter, Spotlight will get in touch with the parent or guardian for their payment before the child’s Spotlight profile would go live.