Janet Hampson Casting

Die Betrogene UFA Fiction

Janet Hampson Casting

Coronation Street ITV

Janet Hampson Casting

Hebburn BBC2 Series 1 & 2

Janet Hampson Casting

In Another Life

Janet Hampson Casting

Citizen Khan BBC1 Series 1, 2 & 3

Janet Hampson Casting

How to Disappear Completely

Janet Hampson Casting

The Cruise Sky Arts

Janet Hampson Casting

Johnny and Inel CBBC Series 1

Janet Hampson Casting

Lunch Monkeys BBC3 Series 1 & 2

About Janet

Janet Hampson, Manchester Casting Director

Janet Hampson casts award winning shows.

With over 20 years experience working with the best directors, producers and writers her credits range from ITV (Coronation Street), UFA Fiction, BBC1 (Citizen Khan), BBC2 (Hebburn), BBC3 (C-Bomb, Lunch Monkeys), CBBC (Class Dismissed and The Johnny & Inel Show) and Sky (The Cruise, Little Crackers).

Janet initially trained and worked as an actor with credits in film, theatre, TV and radio.  She moved into casting via producing pop promos, before celebrity booking for the BBC.  She has also produced for BBC Radio Drama, BBC3 and E4.  This gives her a great understanding of what makes the perfect cast – and she knows where to find them. She is a member of the Casting Directors’ Guild of Great Britain and Ireland (CDG) and a guest tutor at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLAN).

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In the Valley of the Fox

Filming is now complete on UFA-Fiction’s latest UK film In the Valley of the Fox.  The summer gave location filming long dry days in Wales and Liverpool – photos and release date to follow.  As with last year’s drama Cheated, we cast several children under 11 alongside the adult cast. Thanks as always to the […]

Read More Posted on: September 5, 2018 under European, Film, News


I’m delighted to have completed UK casting for UFA Fiction’s new 90 minute drama Cheated (Die Betrogene) by Charlotte Link.  UFA – makers of worldwide hit Deutschland 83 – chose to film entirely on location in Liverpool and North Wales,  with a German/British cast.  Amongst the British cast are 5 children under the age of […]

Read More Posted on: August 23, 2017 under casting children, European, Film, Television

In Another Life

I recently attended a cast and crew screening of In Another Life (formerly known as The Crossing), the first feature film from Jason Wingard.  In Another Life is a bold mix of documentary and fiction filmed in the Calais Jungle – and told from the refugees perspective. This was a challenging film to cast and […]

Read More Posted on: February 22, 2017 under Documentary, Film, News


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