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Date: 26th oct

Time: 7pm – 9pm

Price £10.50

This workshop is for ages 18+


A valuable insight in how to approach and prepare for Film, Television & Commercial castings.

Suitable for actors starting out in their career and professionals who are looking to refresh and improve their audition skills.

We aim to help take the fear out of attending a casting and for you to view it as an enjoyable and exciting process to showcase your talent.


Sam Claypole is a Casting Director based in the North East.

Her first feature film casting, ‘In Our Name’, for Artificial Eye and BBC Films won critical acclaim; including the Golden Zenith at the Montreal Film Festival and a BIFA individual award for its star, Joanne Froggatt.

Casting on other award winning films including ‘Almost Married’ starring Emily Atack, broadcast on ITV, awarded Best Film at the Marbella Film Festival and ‘In Extremis’ starring David O’Hara, Isabelle Allen, Toyah Willcox awarded Best Film at the British Horror Film Festival.

Other credits include ‘Lifeline’ starring Anna Chancellor, ‘Killers Anonymous’ starring Gary Oldman and ‘Two Graves’ acquired by Netflix starring Dave Johns, David Hayman, Cathy Tyson and Josh Herdman

Sam’s latest feature film casting ‘The Infernal Machine’ starring Guy Pearce has been acquired worldwide by Paramount. Recent Television credits include comedy ‘Dead Canny’ starring Mark Benton and Denise Welch for UKTV & DAVE, and ‘Lagging’ Series 2 for BBC Studios Kids & Family for CBBC Further credits and information can be found on Sam’s IMDB profile or her WEBSITE