PREVIEW: Casting 'Casualty' - With BBC Casting Director Rowland Beckley!

casting directors Sep 16, 2022

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Rowland Beckley is a senior casting director at BBC Studios, currently looking after the casting of flagship serial drama Casualty.

He's also cast EastEnders, Holby City, Shakespeare & Hathaway and Father Brown for the BBC too.

In this 90 MINUTE member-only mastermind, we dive deep into Rowland's casting process, discuss EXACTLY what YOU need to do to get on his casting radar, Rowland shares his best audition tips - and members of Act On This jump on camera for some 1-2-1 coaching too!

During the broadcast, we discuss:

  • Rowland's background and his job as a casting director.
  • Casting the BBC's flagship shows.
  • The BIGGEST lesson Rowland has learned from casting so far.
  • The casting department at the BBC.
  • Who is casting what, RIGHT NOW?
  • Rowland's process for casting 'Casualty'.
  • Getting through hundreds of actor submissions for each role.
  • How to nail your next self-tape for the BBC.
  • Making a positive impact at an in-person casting.
  • Getting on Rowland's casting radar.
  • When to reach out via email - and what to say.
  • Showreels - and making them relevant for Rowland's shows.
  • Medical role-play and if it's relevant for 'Casualty'?
  • What to do if you're just not getting seen by the BBC.
  • The ONE thing Rowland wants EVERY actor to know.
  • And MUCH MUCH more!

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