Casting Director


As Head of Casting for BBC Drama Series, Jane was responsible for an output in excess of 500 hours of drama per year.

This included the BBC’s highest rated drama EastEnders as well as other hit shows such as CasualtyJudge John Deed & the Emmy-winning Waking The Dead.

More recently, Jane has run her own casting company Jane Deitch Associates and now casts for a wide variety of productions including theatre, musical theatre and films.

Casting credits include:

Films: Unhallowed Ground (Best Horror Film, LIFF / 2 Supporting Actor awards, BIFAwards), Locked In with Ben Barnes, Eliza Dushku, Clarke Peters, New Years Day (Jury Prize: Raindance/Best Film: Sapporo FF), Welcome To Leathermill (short), the BAFTA-winning Shoot the Messenger with David Oyelowo and Nikki Amuka-Bird and Magnificent 7 with Helena Bonham-Carter.

Other TV: Holby City, Doctors, In Deep, Dalziel and Pascoe, the BAFTA-nominated A Respectable Trade, Drovers’ Gold, The Mrs Bradley Mysteries with Diana Rigg and Walter’s War with OT Fagbenle.

Theatre: Shirley Valentine, The Blue Room, Othello. For Jermyn Street Theatre – Flowers Of The Forest, The Green Bay Tree, The Autumn Garden, I Loved Lucy, The First Man, and The Last Ones.

West End: Lend Me A Tenor: The Musical, I Loved Lucy, The Toxic Avenger, Bumblescratch Gala Concert

Tours: Bouncers, Hitchhikers Guide To The Galaxy Radio Show Live, Women On The Verge Of HRT, Gertrude’s Secret, Diary Of A Nobody, Avenue Q

Musical Theatre: How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying, Holy Crap, Pete n Keely. For Aria Entertainment – Forever Plaid, Tick Tick Boom , Promises, Promises, Some Lovers, The Toxic Avenger, Brexit The Musical, It’s Only Life, From Page To Stage 2018, Unexpected Joy. For Hope/Aria at The Hope Mill Theatre – Little Women, The Toy Boy Diaries, Aspects Of Love (and Southwark Playhouse),The Return Of The Soldier, Putting It Together. Little Miss Sunshine (Arcola Theatre)

Currently: RagsMame (Hope/Aria), Night Of The Living Dead Live (Aria/Senbla). Feature film – Thrice. Ongoing Theatre-in-Education projects in China.

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