Jimmy McGovern's Common

Our recent Television work includes:Jimmy McGovern's Common

Off Their Rockers, Series 2

Our recent Television work includes:Off Their Rockers, Series 2

Morrisons 'Christmas 2014' with Ant & Dec

Our recent Commercial work includes:Morrisons "Christmas 2014" with Ant & Dec

The Co-operative 'Revolution'

Our recent Commercial work includes:The Co-operative "Revolution"


Our recent Film work includes:Unconditional

Manchester based Casting Director Michelle Smith runs one of the most imaginative Casting houses in the UK.
With over twenty years in the Casting profession we have a wealth of experience in Film, TV and Commercials Casting.


For over twenty years we've provided the casting for some of the most popular programmes on television. We've cast children's drama (Stepping Up, Jinx), long running series (Waterloo Road), critically acclaimed comedies (Cold Feet, Phoenix Nights) and edgy, thought provoking dramas (Moving On, Common).

Television Portfolio


We've cast award winning films, for both the big and small screen, by the best of today's British writers, producers and directors. We've been privileged to work with directors Shane Meadows, Tom Hooper, David Blair and Neil Biswas and writer/producers Jimmy McGovern, Peter Morgan and Kevin Sampson.

Film Portfolio


We've worked on high profile advertising campaigns for well known brands both here in the UK and internationally. We've helped produce memorable adverts for global clients including HSBC, Oreos,
KFC, McDonalds and British companies NatWest,
The Co-operative, Morrisons and John Smiths.

Commercials Portfolio

Latest News

The Violators

The Violators starring Lauren McQueen and Stephen Lord will have it's UK Premiere at Edinburgh Film Festival and it's International Premiere at Karlovy Vary Film Festival.

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Currently in post production and set for release in 2016, we have recently cast Genesis, a feature film starring Olivia Grant, John Hannah, Amrita Acharia, and Warren Brown.

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The Messenger

The Messenger, a film directed by David Blair, is the story of Jack's last meltdown. In a story of frustration and guilt, of love and betrayal, family and blame, Robert Sheehan plays Jack, David O'Hara plays DCI Keane, Lily Cole plays Emma and Joely Richardson plays the Psychiatrist.

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Audition Workshops 2015

Audition technique masterclasses now running during November 2015 - Limited spaces.
Email enquiries@michellesmithcasting.co.uk for more details.