northofwatford.com

Providing Actors for Film, TV, Theatre and Radio in the UK since 1984

Testimonials


"The project was hard work and North of Watford were fantastic! We will definitely be asking them to work with us in the future"
Tricia Coleman, Larkin' About


"All the actors were excellent within their roles; their feedback to the trainees was clear, specific, appropriate and delivered sensitively. The trainees found the sessions very useful, and the tutors enjoyed working with the actors. We would highly recommend using them in the future!"
Sarah O'Keefe, Scenario Roleplay


"NoW are a lovely bunch of enthusiastic, talented actors, who always make sure I am catered for - quick response to enquiries and good contact with the actors ensures that I can meet my deadlines comfortably"
Tom Chester, Blank Tape Studios, Voiceover studio, Sheffield


"As a northern based theatre company, the proximity of North Of Watford in terms of geography and mindset is perfect for us. Friendly and easy to deal with in every way."
Peter Toon, Mikron Theatre Company


"We use North Of Watford every year when casting our panto & they never disappoint!"
Phil Shepherd, The Lamproom Theatre


"North of Watford are a lovely, professional bunch of workers as well as being very talented actors, so I'm always happy to work with them!"
Suzanne Vaughan, Make a Wish Entertainment


"As a national, touring, theatre company, we used many actors from North of Watford over the years. We always found them to be reliable, dedicated & talented."
Margo Cooper, Artistic Director, Seagull Theatre of the Gorge


"North of Watford are a fantastic northern co-operative agency. They will certainly be our first stop for each of our upcoming projects!"
Sarah Evans, Art with Heart, Manchester


"Whenever I require an actor, North of Watford ("NoW")is my first port of call. I have often organized short notice events and NoW have always been flexible enough to accommodate my 'last minute' call. The office liaises with my students extremely sensitively, facilitating the training of new talent in the media. Actors are friendly, approachable, professional and fun."
Chris Hazell, Television Production Lecturer (University of Bradford and National Media Museum)


Press Releases


"Our high maintenance toddler was held spellbound for the duration of the production, occasionally uttering a word in wonderment as she watched…"
Mark Esaias, Charlie & Lolas Bestest Play National Tour
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"Dermot Daly as Othello, who gives a mainly quieter, more humble Othello than usual and for whom Shakespeare’s language trips off of the tongue buoyantly with a real breathy pace and control."
Dermot Daly, Othello, York Theatre Royal
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"The end result will be a Christmas show filled with music and dance at the town hall’s Waterfront Hall in December."
Ruth Cataroche, Michael Forrest, Lisa Allen, Sian Murray, Carol Ann Dunne, Dan Carey,
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"Dermot is delighted to play this incredible part"
Dermot Daly, Othello, York Theatre Royal
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"Michael Forrest as Hayley’s dad also puts in a solid performance. His difficulties in dealing with Hayley’s teenage years is raw and stinging."
Michael Forrest in The Secret Diaries Of A Teenage Queer
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"The confusion and angst of teenage years is expertly played by Sarah Emmott as Hayley."
Sarah Emmott in The Secret Diaries Of A Teenage Queer
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"The performance, in which four actors move seamlessly between multiple roles, was outstanding."
Ruth Cataroche in Can You keep A Secret for Mikron Theatre
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"The cast were incredibly inventive and creative, conjuring up entire worlds and scenarios using a simple array of costumes, props and technical effects. Accomplished actors with impeccable comic timing!"
Jo Gerard & Simon Lacy in Land Of Nod at The Edinburgh Fringe Festival
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"With beautiful puppetry performed skilfully by the ever enthusiastic cast of four, the younger audience members are enthralled when the characters they recognise and love are on stage"
Mark Esaias, The Public Reviews
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"A £4 million Town Hall for Hebden Bridge"
The Hebden Bridge Times
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"Community empowerment, social enterprise, co-operative, it has various titles, but it's quietly getting huge!"
The Observer
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"Laughlines four actors were superb, dinner was beautifully prepared and presented, the show hilarious!"
Dan Carey, Laughlines
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"The acting is so convincing you expect a dozen actors to emerge for the curtain call"
Lara Bradban, The Importance Of Being Earnest
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"You won’t see anything like this marvellous production for a very long time"
Dermot Daly, The Harder They Come
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"An exceptional piece of theatre that left its enraptured audience both stunned and moved."
Gemma Ryan, A Fist Full Of Love Review
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"Barrie Ryan English makes Serapas such an enjoyably inept villain."
Barrie Ryan English, A Gladiator On the Town Review
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"I enjoy being proactive about work!"
Mark Esaias, Showpeople, The Stage
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"It will showcase our creative talent"
The Hebden Bridge Times
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"This move will secure North of Watfords role for the next 25 years."
Lisa Allen, The Hebden Bridge Times
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"They're a successful organisation and, we're sure, will bring a lot of vibrancy and creativity to the building."
Peter Hirst, The Yorkshire Post
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"Together As One. In what can often feel a lonely profession, that last sentiment is heartening. It is the strength of North of Watford."
Kevin Berry, The Stage
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"An actors agency that is going from strength to strength"
Aban Quaynor, The Halifax Courier
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"25 Years Treading The Boards"
The Hebden Bridge Times
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"An Ensemble Production"
Jennifer Reischel, The Stage
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"When casting directors enquire about actors, we know what to say. We know what they can do."
Barry Ryan English, The Stage
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