SAM STEVENSON & GEMMA HANCOCK - CASTING DIRECTORS
Gemma and Sam have both been working in casting for 17 years and working in partnership since 2004.
TV work includes: NIGHTSHIFT, CARE, THE SNIPIST, THE MINOR CHARACTER and NIXON’S THE ONE – all for the ‘Playhouse Presents’ strand for Sky Arts,
THE SELECTION for Warner Bros, four series of SILENT WITNESS for BBC1, an adaptation of Martin Amis’ MONEY for BBC2, CONSUMING PASSION for BBC4, THE INSPECTOR LYNLEY MYSTERIES for BBC1, MR LOVEDAY’S LITTLE OUTING for BBC4, and many episodes of THE BILL for ITV. In 2010 Gemma and Sam received a Primetime Emmy nomination for their casting of EMMA for BBC1.
Film work includes: PRIVATE PEACEFUL, BABEL, THE NEW WORLD.
Theatre work includes casting more than 20 productions for Peter Hall, including HENRY IV, PYGMALION, WAITING FOR GODOT, UNCLE VANYA, THE DRESSER, AS YOU LIKE IT, HABEAS CORPUS and MEASURE FOR MEASURE. Other theatre productions include: 55 DAYS (Hampstead), THE HERD (Bush theatre), OUR CONTRY’S GOOD (St James Theatre), BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY’S, RING ROUND THE MOON, WAITING FOR GODOT (West End), CANARY (tour), IN THE CLUB, WHAT THE BUTLER SAW, ABIGAIL’S PARTY (Hampstead/West End), TEJAS VERDES, EMPEROR JONES, THE CHAIRS (Gate theatre), KING LEAR (RSC), BLOOD AND GIFTS (NT).