Lies We Tell

Our Film work includes:Triple Word Score

Lies We Tell

Our Film work includes:Lies We Tell


Our Film work includes:Electricity

Jimmy McGovern's Common

Our Television work includes:Jimmy McGovern's Common

Off Their Rockers,

Our Television work includes:Off Their Rockers

Funny Cow

Our Film work includes:Funny Cow

The Co-operative 'Revolution'

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


Our Film work includes:Unconditional

Manchester and London 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 (Worlds End, Millie Inbetween), long running series (Waterloo Road), critically acclaimed comedies (Cold Feet, Phoenix Nights) and edgy, thought provoking dramas (Reg, 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 John Lewis, HSBC, Oreos, KFC, McDonalds and British companies NatWest, The Co-operative, Morrisons, John Smithsm Oxo and Thinkbox. Currently we cast the new Asda Christmas commercial.

Commercials Portfolio

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Starring Siobhan Finneran, Robert Ems and Sacha Parkinson. Raised in the Jehovah Witness 'The Truth', sisters Alex and Luisa are devoted to each other and to their faith. Their mission is to convert the large Pakistani community of Oldham before Armageddon.

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Michelle Smith Casting Ltd

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