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Agents Specialising in Radio

6th Floor, Fairgate House
78 New Oxford Street
London, WC1A 1HB
United Kingdom

Contacts

  • Lisa Foster
  • Sarah McNair
  • Harriet Pennington Legh

Specialises in stage plays, radio, TV, film (home 10%, overseas 15%); no prose fiction or general MSS. Represented in all major countries.

Represents screenwriters and specialises in film and TV rights. Also represents stage and radio plays.

Commission: home 10%, overseas 15%

No unsolicited scripts; recommendation from known professional required.

Submission Guidelines:

  • Represents script for stage, screen and radio. Does not represent fiction, non-fiction or poetry.
  • Does not accept unsolicited manuscripts and accepts no responsibility for any material sent to their offices. If you are seeking representation as a writer, send a letter and CV in the first instance together with a letter of recommendation from an industry professional. You will then be contacted if they wish to read a sample of your work.
  • You should expect a response within three months, but please be aware that they are unable to give detailed feedback on work which they do not choose to represent. Please enclose an S.A.E if you wish your work to be returned to you; all rejected scripts not accompanied by return postage are destroyed.
info@alanbrodie.com
020 7079 7990
020 7183 7999

1 Old Compton Street

London, W1D 5JA
United Kingdom

Contacts

  • Anne Dewe
  • Tina Betts
  • Louise Burns

Handles fiction, general non-fiction, children's books, film, T.V, theatre and radio scripts.

Affiliated to the Association of Authors' AgentsThe association of UK agents. Their website (http://www.agentsassoc.co.uk/index.html) gives a Directory of Members and a code of practice, but no information about the agencies other than their names. The association refers visitors to the UK agent listings from The Writers' & Artists' Yearbook on the WritersServices site. & Writers' Guild of Great Britain.

Submission guidelines:

  • Send a preliminary introductory letter, a one-page synopsis of book or script and first 50 pages double spaced
  • Include an S.A.E if you would like the material returned
  • Prefers hard-copy initially but will look at a brief synopsis is included in an email - no attachments.
  • Because of the volume of submissions manuscripts may be rejected with a standard letter
  • Does not accept unsolicited manuscripts

Commission: home 15%, USA/Europe/translation 20%

No reading fee

Children's authors include Gina Douthwaite, Joe Hackett, Judith Heneghan, Shirley Isherwood, Kate Lennard, Jude Wisdom, Sarah Mussi, Savita Kalhan.

Founded 1975.

Association of Authors' Agents

info@andrewmann.co.uk
020-7734 4751
020-7287 9264

Dramatic Works | Film | Music | Radio | Theatre | TV
Veslařský ostrov 62

Praha , 4 - Podoli 147 00
Czech Republic

Director

  • Daniela Gadasova

Handles authors' rights in theatre, film, TV, radio, software - both Czech and foreign

Looking for high-quality works from the fields of drama, music-drama and literature and offers them to both Czech and foreign clients.

Mediates the use of drama, music-drama and literary works by Czech and foreign authors, representing the authors‘ interests

Founded 1990.

aura-pont@aura-pont.cz
(420) 2 51 55 02 07
(420) 2 51 55 02 07

Fiction | Film | Non-Fiction | Radio | Theatre | TV
PO Box 226
Finders Lane PO
Melbourne, Melbourne
Australia

Contact

  • Fran Bryson

Represents writers operating in all media: print, film, TV, radio, the stage and electronic derivatives; specialises in representation of book writers. Query first before sending unsolicited MSS.

Not accepting until further notice.

agency@bryson.com.au
(613) 9620 9100
(613) 9621 2788

Radio | Rights | TV
29 Wardour Street

London, W1D 6PS
United Kingdom

Agents

  • Georgina Capel (literary)
  • Anita Land (TV)

Submission guidelines

Long list of clients - Specialist with rights and broadcasting.

Founded 1999

rosie@capelland.co.uk
020-7734 2414
020-7734 8101

Film | Radio | Screenwriters | Theatre | TV
Waverley House
7-12 Noel Street
London, W1F 8GQ
United Kingdom

Directors

  • Jenne Casarotto,
  • Charlotte Kelly (Dublin)
  • Jodi Shields,
  • Rachel Holroyd
  • Anthony Mestriner
  • Lotte Beasley
  • Rob Kraitt
  • Tom Erhardt,
  • Mel Kenyon,
  • Elinor Burns
  • Lucinda Prain
  • Mark Casarotto
  • Sophie Dolan.
  • Abby Singer (comedy writers)

The theatrical department

  • Tom Erhardt and Mel Kenyon, while Luke Holbrook represents amateur and stock rights.
  • Kate Bloxham for features
  • Emma Trounson television drama,
  • Lucie Llewellyn commercials, documentaries and micro budget films.
  • Francesca Robertson for short films.
  • Rachel Taylor

Casarotto Marsh

  • Ellie Cook deals with features.
  • Kate Bloxham and Emma Trounson TV Drama.
  • Cara McVean is covering for Francesca Robertson's maternity leave dealing with short films, pilots and TV
  • Comedy.

MSS - theatre, films, TV, sound broadcasting. "We represent a large number of award-winning writers, directors, directors of photography, production designers, costume designers and editors, working in film, television and theatre."

Before submission, a preliminary letter essential.

Casarotto Marsh Limited (in association with Marsh Best & Associates in Los Angeles) deals exclusively with technical heads of department for film, television, promos and commercials eg: Directors of Photography, Production Designers, Costume Designers and Film Editors.

Founded 1989.

hatley@casarotto.co.uk
020-7287 4450
020-7287 9128

Fiction | Film | Radio | Theatre | TV
Kingsway House
103 Kingsway
London, WC2B 6QX
United Kingdom

Theatre, films, TV, sound broadcasting, fiction.

Works in conjunction with many foreign agencies. Represents screenwriters and specialises in film and TV. Also represents directors and actors in television, theatre and film.

Writers may submit short synopsis or treatment with an SAE and cover letter.

Directors should submit showreel with an SAE and cover letter.

Felix De Wolfe website
020-7242 5066
020-7242 8119

9 Barb Mews
Brook Green
London, W6 7PA
United Kingdom

Agents

  • Jill Foster
  • Alison Finch
  • Simon Williamson
  • Dominic Lord
  • Gary Wild

Jill Foster Ltd represents screenwriters and specialises in film and TV.

Particularly interested in film, TV and radio comedy and drama. Theatre, films, TV and sound broadcasting. Particularly interested in film and TV comedy and drama. No novels or short stories.

No novels or short stories.

No reading fee. Preliminary letter essential. No submissions by email. Do not send material in the first instance.

Founded 1978.

020-7602 1263
020-7602 9336

10 Iron Bridge House
Bridge Approach
London, NW1 8BD
United Kingdom

Directors

  • Jonathan Clowes

    Founded 1960. Literary and commercial fiction and non-fiction, film, TV, theatre and radio.

    No reading fee. No unsolicited MSS. Works in association with agents overseas.

    Represents screenwriters. Fiction, non-fiction, film, TV, theatre and radio.

    Preliminary letter required.

    No unsolicited scripts.

  • Ann Evans
  • Lisa Thompson

Founded 1960. Literary and commercial fiction and non-fiction, film, TV, theatre and radio.

No reading fee. No unsolicited MSS. Works in association with agents overseas.

Represents screenwriters. Fiction, non-fiction, film, TV, theatre and radio.

Preliminary letter required.

No unsolicited scripts.

Jonathan Clowes Ltd website
020-7722 7674

Film | Opera | Radio | Screenwriters | Theatre | TV
2 St Charles Place

London, W10 6EG
United Kingdom

Agents

  • Judy Daish
  • Tracey Elliston
  • Howard Gooding

Represents: Writers, directors, designers, screenwriters and choreographers for theatre, film, television, radio, opera and TV.

No unsolicited MSS. No reading fee. Founded 1978.

Rates by negotiation; no reading fee. No unsolicited MSS.

Founded 1978.

020-8964 8811

Fiction | Film | Non-Fiction | Radio | Theatre | TV
62 Grafton Way

London, W1T 5DW
United Kingdom

Contacts

  • Diana Tyler
  • John Richard Parker
  • Meg Davis
  • Laura Longrigg
  • David Riding
  • Susan Smith
  • Sophie Gorell Barnes

Based in London' s West End for over 30 years, MBA is a leading literary agency representing writers in all media: books, and scripts for film, television, radio and theatre and directors.

No unsolicited submissions.

Fiction and non-fiction, and TV, film, radio and theatre scripts.

Works in conjunction with agents in most countries. UK representative for the Donald Maass Agency, the Martha Millard Agency, the Frances Collin Agency and the Jabberwocky Literary Agency. Founded 1971. Represents scripts for TV, radio, theatre and film. Commission : home 15%, overseas 20%.

firstname@mbalit.co.uk
020-7387 2076
020-7387 2042

Film | Radio | Theatre | TV
104 Great Portland Street

London, W1W 6PE
United Kingdom

Agents

  • Micheline Steinberg
  • Helen MacAuley

Micheline Steinberg Associates

Micheline Steinberg Associates was founded in 1985.

The agency represents writers for stage, television, film, radio and animation, as well as writer-directors.

MSA also acts for a number of literary estates and negotiates dramatic rights for novelists represented by associated literary agencies.

For enquiries, client lists, requests for performing rights and information about submitting scripts, please contact info@steinplays.com. (NB: Please note they are unable to accept unsolicited script submissions by email.)

was founded in 1985.

The agency represents writers for stage, television, film, radio and animation, as well as writer-directors.

MSA also acts for a number of literary estates and negotiates dramatic rights for novelists represented by associated literary agencies.

For enquiries, client lists, requests for performing rights and information about submitting scripts, please contact info@steinplays.com. (NB: Please note they are unable to accept unsolicited script submissions by email.)

info@steinplays.com
020-7631 1310

PO Box 31-240
Milford
North Shore City, 0620
New Zealand

Staff

  • Ray Richards,
  • Elaine Blake
  • Judy Bartlam
  • Frances Plumpton

Full-length MSS, fiction, non-fiction, adult, juvenile, educational, academic books; films, TV, radio (home 15%, overseas 20%). Preliminary letter, synopsis with sae required. No reading fee. Co-agents in London and New York. 100 clients. Founded 1977. Children's fiction and non-fiction (home 15%, overseas 20%).

Handles picture books, junior and teenage fiction, film/TV tie-ins, non-fiction and reference; educational (primary). Also handles adult fiction and non-fiction, and film, TV and radio; approx. 50% of list is for the children's market. Concentrates on New Zealand authors. Send book proposal with an outline and biography. No reading fee.

Co-agents in London and New York.

Children's authors include Joy Cowley and Maurice Gee - the agency has approx. 50 on books.

Founded 1977.

Richards Literary Agency website
(649) 410-0209
(649) 410-0209

Children's | Fiction | Film | Non-Fiction | Radio | Theatre | TV
2 Terretts Place
Upper Street
London, N1 1QZ
United Kingdom

Directors

  • Rochelle Stevens
  • Frances Arnold

Drama scripts for film, TV, theatre and radio.

Preliminary letter, CV and sae essential. No reading fee.

Founded 1984.

Specialises in film and TV. Agent represents approximately 70 writers working in film, TV and theatre, as well as directors.

Unsolicited enquiries welcome. Please send CV or showreel, covering letter and synopsis along with an sae.

To make an unsolicited submission to the agents at Rochelle Stevens and Co. please send a letter telling us something about yourself and what has brought you to your current work.

If you are a writer for film, television, theatre or radio, please also include a current CV, a short synopsis and the opening 10 pages of the script you wish to submit.

If you are a director, please also send a current CV and a DVD showreel of your work.

If you are a writer of fiction, non-fiction or children's books please send a synopsis of no more than one page and the first three chapters.

Please include a stamped self-addressed envelope and appropriate postage if you would like your entire submission returned. Scripts sent without return postage will be recycled.

For book submissions only: you can email your submission in word format (.doc or .docx) only to books@rochellestevens.com, for the attention of Elinor Cooper.

Unsolicited e-mail submissions for anything other than books will be deleted unread.

info@rochellestevens.com
020-7359 3900
020-7354 5729

1 Clareville Grove Mews

London, SW7 5AH
United Kingdom

Directors

  • Sylvie Marston
  • Joanna Marston

All full-length MSS (excluding science fiction and poetry); also theatre, film and sound broadcasting.

No reading fee, but may take 3-4 months to consider full MSS. Send synopsis only in first instance, with letter outlining writing credits and whether MS has been previously submitted, plus return postage.

Authors include Richard Aldington, Simone de Beauvoir (in UK), Samuel Beckett (publication rights), Steven Berkoff, Alan Brownjohn, Sandy Brownjohn, Donald Campbell, Nick Dear, Neil Donnelly, J.T. Edson, Bernard Farrell, Rainer Werner Fassbinder (in UK), Jean Genet, Franz Xaver Kroetz, Don McCamphill, Heiner Muller (in UK), Graham Reid, Alan Sillitoe, Botho Strauss (in UK), Rina Vergano, Anthony Vivis, Wim Wenders (in UK).

Represents screenwriters in film and TV; also all other forms excluding science fiction and poetry.

Send synopsis only in the first instance, with letter outlining writing credits and whether script has been previously submitted, plus return postage.

Clients include: Wim Wenders (UK only), and work of Rainer Werner Fassbinder (in UK).

Founded 1949.

Rosica Colin Ltd website
020-7370 1080
020-7244 6441

Film | Playwrights | Radio | Screenwriters | Theatre | TV
11 Jubilee Place

London, SW3 3TD
United Kingdom

Agents

  • Jane Villiers
  • Matthew Bates
  • Toby Moorcroft

First established as a literary and dramatists' agency in 1896, Sayle ScreenFirst established as a literary and dramatists' agency in 1896, Sayle Screen has evolved into one of London's leading and longest standing independent agencies, now representing writers, directors and producers for film, television, stage and new media

Specialises in scripts for film, TV, theatre and radio. Represents film and TV rights in fiction and non-fiction for The Sayle Literary Agency, Greene and Heaton Ltd and Peter Robinson Ltd. Works in conjunction with agents in New York and Los Angeles.

Preliminary letter and return postage essential. Only accepts submissions by post, no email submissions.

Approximately 100 writers; the agency also represents directors for both film and television.

has evolved into one of London's leading and longest standing independent agencies, now representing writers, directors and producers for film, television, stage and new media

Specialises in scripts for film, TV, theatre and radio. Represents film and TV rights in fiction and non-fiction for The Sayle Literary Agency

Fiction: general, literary and crime. Non-fiction: current affairs, social issues, travel, biographies, history.

No plays, poetry, textbooks, children's, technical, legal or medical books.

Submitted work must be double-spaced, single-sided, numbered, typed or word processed with clear contact details. Do not send an SAE as all rejected material is recycled.

Translation rights handled by the Marsh Agency Ltd.

Film and TV rights handled by Sayle Screen Ltd.

Overseas associates Dunow & Carlson Agency, Darhansoff, Verrill and Feldman, Anne Edelstein Literary Agency, New England Publishing Associates, USA.

, Greene and Heaton

The late Elaine Greene founded the agency in 1963, and a number of Elaine's first clients - including P.D. James, Michael Frayn and William Shawcross - are still represented by the company.

All types of fiction and non-fiction. No poetry or original scripts for theatre, film or TV.

Handles picture books, fiction for 5-8 and 9-12 year-olds, teenage fiction, series fiction, poetry and non-fiction.

Also handles adult fiction and non-fiction.

Overseas associates worldwide.

When submitting please include the following:

  • A covering letter,
  • a synopsis and
  • three chapters (or about fifty pages if that's easier).
  • Be sure to include your email address and an SAE for the return of your material.

For permission to reproduce extracts from books by this agents authors approach them as follows:

Advise them which extract you would like to use; the context in which you plan to use it; the print run (if you intend to use the extract in a published work); the territories the permission needs to cover; and whether or not your use of the extract will be for profit. All of these factors will determine how much they charge for the permission. Upon receipt of this information they will send you an agreement letter listing appropriate terms.

They do not answer permission requests by telephone.

Send all requests to Nick Harrop or email to permissions@greeneheaton.co.uk

Clients include Bill Bryson, Jan Dalley, Suzannah Dunn, Marcus du Sautoy, Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, Michael Frayn, P.D. James, Jonathan Jones, William Leith, William Shawcross, Sarah Waters, Jackie Wullschlager. Children's authors include Helen Craig, Joshua Doder, Amber Deckers. Founded 1963. Children's authors include Helen Craig, Joshua Doder, Amber Deckers.

Ltd and Peter Robinson Ltd. Works in conjunction with agents in New York and Los Angeles.

Preliminary letter and return postage essential. Only accepts submissions by post, no email submissions.

Approximately 100 writers; the agency also represents directors for both film and television.

info@saylescreen.com
020-7823 3883
020-7823 3363

Film | Radio | Rights | Screenwriters | Theatre | TV
6th Floor, Fairgate House
78 New Oxford Street
London, WC1A 1HB
United Kingdom

Directors

  • Charlotte Knight
  • Martin Knight

Contact

  • Tanya Tillett

The Rod Hall AgencyThe Rod Hall Agency was formed in May 1997 to represent playwrights and screenwriters, writers who also direct, directors and stage and screen rights in selected novels.

Specialises in writers for stage, screen and radio but also deals in TV and film rights in novels and non-fiction and represents writer/directors. Email synopsis and intro in first instance, with a showreel if you are a writer/director.

No reading fee.

was formed in May 1997 to represent playwrights and screenwriters, writers who also direct, directors and stage and screen rights in selected novels.

Specialises in writers for stage, screen and radio but also deals in TV and film rights in novels and non-fiction and represents writer/directors. Email synopsis and intro in first instance, with a showreel if you are a writer/director.

No reading fee.

office@rodhallagency.com
020-7079 7987
(0845) 6384094

Film | Radio | Theatre | TV
The Manor House
Manor Street
Raunds, Northhamptonshire NN9 6JW
United Kingdom

Directors

  • Mike Sharland
  • Alice Sharland

Specialises in film, TV, stage and radio rights throughout the world.

Preliminary letter and return postage is essential. No reading fee.

Works in conjunction with overseas agents.

tso@btconnect.com
(01933) 626600

Film | Radio | Theatre | TV
109 Tennyson Avenue,

New Malden, Surrey KT3 6NA
United Kingdom

Directors

Theatre, TV and Film Scripts

  • Christopher Oxford

Arts/Humanities

  • Adam Sheldon

Recently established (2002), specialises in Theatre, Radio, Television and Film scripts, and related material on an ad hoc basis. Maintaining a high-quality client list, we represent and advise both experienced writers and those new to the business.

Does not represent poetry, short stories, science fiction and fantasy or children's writing.

Submission enquiries should include: a full summary of the work you would like us to represent; complete details of your previous publications or productions, if any; and a short author's résumé.  An e-mail address for ease of subsequent contact is welcomed on all correspondence.

No reading fee.

Clients include Karl Sabbagh, Clare Whitehead, Tony Bagley, Kristina Bedford, Alastair Cording, Caroline Coxon, Iain Grant, Philip Hurd-Wood, Joanna Leigh, Steve Macgregor, Antony Mann, Ken Ross, John Ryan, Walter Saunders, Graeme Scarfe, Diane Speakman, Diana Ward and the Estate of Julian Howell.

agency@tenagy.co.uk
020 8543 5939

11-15 Betterton Street

London, WC2H 9BP
United Kingdom

Fiction, non-fiction, children's, biography, travel. Full-length MSS (home 12%, overseas 20%), short MSS (12%/20%), film and radio (15%/20%), TV (15%/15%). Will suggest revision.

Authors include Charlotte Bingham, Terence Brady, Peter Willet, and the Estate of John Bingham.

Founded 1998.

United Authors Ltd website
editorial@unitedauthors.co.uk
020-7470 8886
020-7470 8887

Film | Radio | TV
20 Charlotte Street

London, W1T 2NA
United Kingdom

Proprietor

  • Valerie Hoskins

Agent

  • Rebecca Watson

Film, TV and radio; specialises in animation.

Does not accept unsolicited submissions, but writers may send a letter of introduction about their work by email, or by post with an sae.

Works in conjunction with US agents.

vha@vhassociates.co.uk
020-7637 4490