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 drama and comedy.

With over 20 years experience working with the best directors, producers and writers her credits range from series for ITV (Coronation Street), BBC1 (Citizen Khan), BBC2 (Hebburn), BBC3 (C-Bomb, Lunch Monkeys), CBBC (The Johnny & Inel Show) and Sky (The Cruise, Little Crackers). Janet also enjoys working with emerging directors on short films and innovative projects for theatre, radio and art.

Janet trained and worked as an actor before moving into production in both London and Manchester and has a good understanding of what makes the perfect cast - and knows where to find them. She is a member of the Casting Directors’ Guild of Great Britain and Ireland (CDG) and represented by Angel and Francis +44 20 7439 3086.

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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

The Ockerbys on Ice

I’ve just finished casting Debbie Oates’ fantastic new play for the Dukes in Lancaster.  Opening in September, cast announcement soon. Can’t wait for press night…. Breaking The Ice On New Season

Read More Posted on: July 25, 2016 under Theatre


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In a word, no.  If you are looking for representation you need to find an agent, & showreels on links only please.