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 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 and John Smiths. Currently we cast the new Oxo Family and the Thinkbox commercial.

Commercials Portfolio

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The feature film Habit is currently filming in Manchester, starring Elliot James Langridge (Northern Soul) and Jess Barden (Lobster). Habit is directed and screenwritten by Simeon Halligan adapted from the novel by Stephen McGeagh.

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Michelle Smith Casting Ltd

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