LIZZIE BICHARD CASTING

Lizzie Bichard Casting

ABOUT

About


Lizzie is a Casting Director working in film and theatre.

Before forging out on her own Lizzie worked for some of the most respected Casting Directors in the industry, including Lucy Bevan, Lucinda Syson, Suzanne Smith, Julia Horan, Ginny Schiller and Nicky Bligh. Lizzie holds a Masters in Poetry from the University of Bristol and a PGCE in English from the University of Oxford.

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WORKSHOPS

Workshops


Lizzie is happy to design workshops to fit a brief. Her workshops are for actors, directors, and producers, and subjects can include audition technique, the secrets of screen acting, how to work effectively alongside Casting Directors, and how to establish and maintain relationships with Casting Directors. Lizzie has run workshops in the UK and France for: The Oxford School of Drama, The London Metropolitan University, The University of Southampton, The Young Vic Theatre, Spotlight, ActorsCollab, The Actors' Guild, Mixing Networks, Casting Days, The Growing Studio, C Me Acting, Take One Stage & Screen Academy, The Actors Cafe and Run At It Shouting. Lizzie is fully CRB checked and is happy to run workshops in both primary and secondary settings. She has held castings in schools including Eton, Kings College School Wimbledon, Kings School Canterbury, St Edwards Oxford, Uppingham and Hurtwood House.

CASTING WORK

Casting Work


White Chamber

Role: Casting Director
Director: Paul Raschid
Micro-budget feature film which premiered all over the world, was selected for ten top film festivals, won a Scottish BAFTA for Best Actress, and is now streaming on Netflix.

Rider

Role: Casting Director
Director: Raphael Biss

Schism

The Park Theatre, London
Role: Casting Director
Director: Lily McLeish
Athena Stevens was the first actress in a wheelchair to be nominated for an Offie for her performance in this production. Shortly afterwards she was also nominated for an Olivier Award.

Shock Treatment

Kings Head Theatre, London
Role: Casting Director
Director: Benji Sperring
Leading actress nominated for an Off West End Theatre Award for her performance.

London Unplugged

Role: Casting Director (one story)
Director: Nick Cohen

No Villain

Trafalgar Studios
Role: Casting Director

Miss Julie

Etcetera Theatre, London
Role: Co-Casting Director with Sophie Holland
Director: Charlie Dorfman

The Flanelettes

Kings Head Theatre, London
Role: Casting Director
Director: Mike Bradwell

Crumble

Role: Casting Director
Director: Pauline Lam

Valentine Jacobs

Role: Casting Director
Director: Jason Julian-Connege

Present

Role: Co-Casting Director with Sophie Holland
Director: Joe Ballarini

D Deb Debbie Deborah

National Theatre Studio
Role: Casting Director
Director: Andrea Ferran

St Jowan’s Tide

Park Theatre, London
Role: Casting Director
Director: Felix Legge

Venus In Fur

Theatre Royal, Haymarket
Role: Casting Associate
Director: Patrick Marber

Mission Impossible 5

Role: Casting Assistant
Director: Christopher McQuarrie

Harry Potter And The Cursed Child

Palace Theatre, West End
Role: Casting Assistant
Director: John Tiffany

Cinderella

Role: Casting Assistant
Director: Sir Kenneth Branagh

Kingsman: The Golden Circle

Role: Casting Assistant
Director: Matthew Vaughn

The Fifth Estate

Role: Casting Assistant
Director: Bill Condon

Outlander (three episodes)

Role: Casting Assistant

The Hundred-Foot Journey

Role: Casting Assistant
Director: Lasse Hallstrom

Flack (pilot episode)

Role: Casting Assistant
Director: Peter Cattaneo George Kane

The Riot Club

Role: Casting Assistant
Director: Lone Scherfig

Legend

Role: Casting Assistant
Director: Brian Helgeland

Point Break

Role: Casting Assistant
Director: Ericson Core

Straight Outta Compton

Role: Casting Assistant
Director: F. Gary Gray

Spectral

Role: Casting Assistant
Director: Nic Mathieu

The Father

Wyndhams Theatre, West End
Role: Casting Assistant
Director: James Macdonald

Mount Pleasant (3 episodes)

Role: Casting Assistant

The Wars Of The Roses

Rose Theatre, Kingston
Role: Casting Assistant
Director: Sir Trevor Nunn

The Harvest

Ustinov Studio, Bath
Role: Casting Assistant
Director: Sir Michael Boyd

Bad Jews

St James Theatre, London
Role: Casting Assistant
Director: Michael Longhurst

Around The World in 80 Days

St James Theatre, London
Role: Casting Assistant
Director: Lucy Bailey

Black Sails (two episodes)

Role: Casting Assistant

Monsieur Popular

Ustinov Studio, Bath
Role: Casting Assistant
Director: Laurence Boswell

River

Role: Casting Assistant
Director: Richard Laxton

She Stoops to Conquer

Theatre Royal, Bath
Role: Casting Assistant
Director: Lindsay Posner

Talking Heads

Theatre Royal, Bath
Role: Casting Assistant
Director: Sarah Esdaile

The Crucible

Bristol Old Vic Theatre
Role: Casting Assistant
Director: Tom Morris

The Mother

Tricycle Theatre, London
Role: Casting Assistant
Director: Laurence Boswell

The Voices

Role: Casting Assistant
Director: Marjane Satrapi

The One That Got Away

Theatre Royal, Bath
Role: Casting Assistant
Director: Laurence Boswell