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Vicki Thomson is a freelance Casting Director specialising in television and film. She is a member of the Casting Society of America (CSA) and the Casting Directors Guild of Great Britain (CDG). She has a wealth of experience in casting actors for international projects with knowledge of actors in the UK, Russia, USA and across Europe.
A graduate of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) and Manchester University, Vicki began her professional career as a stage manager before moving into casting with the late Maggie Lunn in 2007. As a Casting Assistant and later a Casting Associate, Vicki worked on a wide range of TV projects including BBC Shakespeare's Hollow Crown series and theatre productions including Trevor Nunn's Haymarket season and The Old Vic Bridge Project.
Following this Vicki spent four enjoyable years with Kelly Valentine Hendry and Victor Jenkins at VHJ Casting. Working initially as a Casting Associate and later as a Casting Director with VHJ, Vicki worked on many award-winning television productions including Broadchurch (ITV), Humans (C4), Grantchester (ITV), Brief Encounters (ITV), The Last Kingdom (ITV) and Episodes (BBC).
In 2016, Vicki founded VT Casting and has since worked on various TV and film projects including leading NBC's pilot season searches in the UK, UK Casting for the German TV series Deutschland 86, the follow-on to the successful first series Deutschland 83 and as the UK Casting Director on The Brave for NBC. She is currently casting a new 10-part series The Mallorca Files for Clerkenwell/Cosmopolitan Pictures for BBC 1 alongside the feature film The Last Words starring Willem Dafoe.
Vicki passionately believes in diversity across all of her projects. She is a member of the CDG 'Equality, Diversity, Inclusion: Inside and Out' Sub Committee.
Vicki is assisted by the brilliant Lucy Allen: email@example.com
After graduating from Manchester University, Lucy started her professional career as a radio producer on a local Breakfast show in Cambridge. Due to her love of TV and film and growing tired of the 4am wake up calls, Lucy made the move into casting in 2015. As a freelance Casting Assistant, Lucy has worked for a number of well-known Casting Directors including Kate Rhodes James, Rachel Freck and Daniel Edwards before joining VT Casting in January 2018.
Lucy is a probationary member of the Casting Directors Guild of Great Britain (CDG).
Email Lucy on: firstname.lastname@example.org
Or find her on Twitter: https://twitter.com/LAllenCasting