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Agents Specialising in Screenwriters

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

Film | Screenwriters | TV
Haymarket House
28-29 Haymarket
London, SW1Y 4SP
United Kingdom

CEO Jonathan Lloyd

Director of Operations Ben Hall

  • Jacquie Drewe
  • Sarah Spear Books
  • Jonny Geller (Managing Director, Book Division)
  • Camilla Hornby
  • Jonathan Lloyd
  • Jonathan Pegg
  • Vivienne Schuster
  • Elizabeth Sheinkman
  • Janice Swanson
  • Gordon Wise
  • Carol Jackson (Head of Rights)
  • Kate Cooper
  • Betsy Robbins
  • Katie McGowan (Film/TV/Theatre)
  • Nick Marston (MD Media Division)
  • Tally Garner
  • Ben Hall
  • Joe Phillips
  • Amanda Davis

 

  • Sarah Spear (Head of Acting Dept)
  • Grace Clissold
  • Maxine Hoffman
  • Sarah MacCormick
  • Kate Staddon
  • Olivia Woodward
  • Lucy Johnson
  • Mary FitzGerald
  • Jacquie Drewe (Presenters)
  • Natasha Blake
  • Claire Cosgrove (Commercials, personal appearances and voiceovers)

Represents screenwriters and specialises in film and TV. Commission : 15-20%.

Website includes submission guidelines. Also represents directors, designers and actors.

Founded 1914

cb@curtisbrown.co.uk
020-7393 4400
020-7393 4401

Screenwriters
Suite 306 Belsize Business Centre
258 Belsize Road
London , NW6 4BT
United Kingdom

Working in association with Laurence Fitch

information@filmrights.ltd.uk
+44 (0)207 316 1837
+44 (0)207 624 3629

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

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

Film | Screenwriters | TV
Suite 306 Belsize Business Centre
258 Belsize Road
London, NW6 4BT
United Kingdom

Directors

  • F.H.L. Fitch
  • Joan Potts
  • Brendan Davis

Represents screenwriters and specialises in film and TV.

Also affiliated with Film Rights LtdWorking in association with Laurence Fitch; works with several agencies in USA and in Europe.

Authors include Carlo Ardito, John Chapman, Peter Coke, Ray Cooney obe , Dave Freeman, John Graham, Robin Hawdon, Jeremy Lloyd (plays) Dawn Lowe-Watson, Glyn Robbins, Edward Taylor and the Estate of the late Dodie Smith.

information@laurencefitch.com
+44 (0)207 316 1837
+44 (0)207 624 3629

Drury House
34-43 Russell Street
London, WC2B 5HA
United Kingdom

Directors

  • Chief Executive Officer Caroline Michel,
  • Managing Director Lesley Davey

Books

  • Caroline Michel
  • Michael Sissons
  • Annabel Merullo
  • Marcella Edwards
  • Foreign Rights
  • Louisa Pritchard

Children's Books

Creative Director

  • Sue Douglas

PFDRepresents authors of fiction and non-fiction, children's writers, screenwriters, playwrights, documentary makers, technicians, presenters and public speakers throughout the world. Has 85 years of international experience in all media. PDF now have a POD section. Some good advice for those seeking a representative. New York

  • Erin Edmison

Film / TV Agents

  • Hannah Begbie
  • Tim Corrie
  • St John Donald
  • Jago Irwin
  • Anthony Jones
  • Lynda Mamy
  • Andrew Naylor
  • Charles Walker
  • Alice Dunne
  • Natasha Galloway

Represents authors of fiction and non-fiction, children's writers, screenwriters, playwrights, documentary makers, technicians, presenters and public speakers throughout the world.

Has 85 years of international experience in all media.

PDF now have a POD section.

Some good advice for those seeking a representative.

postmaster@pfd.co.uk
020-7-344 1000
020-7-836 9539
020-7-836 7836

9 Staple Inn
Holborn
London, WC1V 7QH
United Kingdom

Managing Director

  • Lesley Pollinger

Agents

  • Joanna Devereux
  • Tim Bates
  • Ruth Needham

Consultants

  • Leigh Pollinger
  • Joan Deitch

formerly Laurence Pollinger Ltdformerly Laurence Pollinger Ltd, successor of Pearn, Pollinger and Higham; Clients include writers of adult and children's fiction and non-fiction, many illustrious literary estates, as well as screenwriters, illustrators and photographers; majority of clients are based in the UK and their major sales base is to UK publishing industry and to film/TV, audio and educational markets and other intellectual property areas, successor of Pearn, Pollinger and Higham

Clients include writers of adult and children's fiction and non-fiction, many illustrious literary estates, as well as screenwriters, illustrators and photographers. The majority of clients are based in the UK and their major sales base is to the UK publishing industry, and to film/TV, audio and educational markets and other intellectual property areas. Associated literary agents in all parts of the world for international intellectual property and translation markets.

Does look at unsolicited material, but please adhere to the following guidelines when submitting your work:

  • Does not accept submissions by email or fax
  • Will only respond and return your material if you have supplied an SAE
  • Will not consider poetry or academic monographs and theses
  • All submissions must be type-written in black and double-spaced on white A4 paper

When sending your submission please include the following:

  • A brief explanatory letter about you and your work
  • A CV
  • A synopsis
  • For fiction, at least three sample chapters
  • For non-fiction, a 1000-word summary of the project, explaining its intended market, approach and style, etc

Only send photocopies/copies of illustrations and photographs - always retain an original copy of your work. No complete unsolicited manuscripts will be considered.

info@pollingerltd.com
permissions@pollingerltd.com
020-7404 0342
020-7242 5737

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

24 Pottery Lane, Holland Park

London, W11 4LZ
United Kingdom

Children's Books Executive

  • Hilary Delamere

Film/TV/Theatre Executives

  • Stephen Durbridge
  • Leah Schmidt
  • Bethan Evans
  • Julia Kreitman
  • Norman North
  • Katie Haines
  • Faye Webber
  • Nick Quinn
  • Ian Benson

Founded in 1995, they represent screenwriters, directors, playwrights, composers, and children's authors & illustrators.

Also film and TV rights in novels and non-fiction. Adult novels represented only for existing clients.

Also handle dramatic rights for a number of authors, working in association with the literary agencies Rogers, Coleridge & White

Set up in 1967 and shortly afterwards was joined by Pat White. Rogers, Coleridge and White was founded twenty years later, when Gill Coleridge left Anthony Sheil Associates to join them in 1987.

Full-length book MSS, including children's books (home 15%, USA 20%, translation 20%). No unsolicited MSS, and no submissions by fax or email.

Children's fiction and non-fiction (home 15%, USA 20%). Handles novelty books, picture books, fiction for 5-8 and 9-12 year-olds, teenage fiction, series fiction, non-fiction and reference.

Submissions should include a covering letter telling about yourself and the background to the book.  In the case of fiction they should consist of the first three chapters or approximately the first fifty pages of the work to a natural break, and a brief synopsis.

Non-fiction submissions should take the form of a proposal up to twenty pages in length explaining what the work is about and why you are best placed to write it.   Material should be printed out in 12 point font, in double-spacing and on one side only of A4 paper.

No unsolicited MSS. No submissions by fax or email. No reading fee. Will suggest revision.

, Luigi Bonomi Associates, Faith Evans, Gregory & Company, David Grossman, A.M.Heath, Lutyens & Rubinstein, and Lavinia Trevor.

info@theagency.co.uk
020-7727 1346
020-7727 9037

108 Upper Leeson Street

Dublin 4,
Ireland

Contact

  • Faith O'Grady

The Lisa Richards AgencyThe Lisa Richards Agency was founded in 1989 by Lisa and Richard Cook.

Originally established as a theatrical agency, Lisa Richards now provides representation for actors, comedians, voice-over artists, authors & playwrights, directors, designers and presenters

The company employs a staff of 12 people across the different departments. Based in Dublin’s city center, Lisa Richards has been at the heart of the Irish arts and entertainment industry for over fifteen years and represents some of the finest creative talent in Ireland.

Handles fiction and general non-fiction. Approach with proposal and sample chapter for non-fiction and 3-4 chapters and synopsis for fiction (sae essential).

No reading fee. Overseas associate The Marsh Agency for translation rights. Fiction and non-fiction, but represents these for film/TV rights as well.

Also represents actors and playwrights.

was founded in 1989 by Lisa and Richard Cook.

Originally established as a theatrical agency, Lisa Richards now provides representation for actors, comedians, voice-over artists, authors & playwrights, directors, designers and presenters

The company employs a staff of 12 people across the different departments. Based in Dublin’s city center, Lisa Richards has been at the heart of the Irish arts and entertainment industry for over fifteen years and represents some of the finest creative talent in Ireland.

Handles fiction and general non-fiction. Approach with proposal and sample chapter for non-fiction and 3-4 chapters and synopsis for fiction (sae essential).

No reading fee. Overseas associate The Marsh Agency

Please see The Marsh Agency

for translation rights. Fiction and non-fiction, but represents these for film/TV rights as well.

Also represents actors and playwrights.

faith@lisarichards.ie
(01) 637 5000

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