Gemma and Sam are London-based casting directors working in television, film and theatre. Their diverse projects include productions for the BBC, ITV, Sky, Warner Bros, RSC and National Theatre.

In 2010 they were Emmy nominated for the BBC miniseries, Emma.

The Everyman Company

Dirs: Gemma Bodinetz, Nick Bagnall, Matt Rutter

Fiddler on the Roof / Conquest of the South Pole /
The Story Giant / The Sum / Romeo & Juliet


Dir: Tamara Harvey

Theatr Clwyd

The Haunting of Hill House

Dir: Melly Still

Liverpool Playhouse/
Sonia Friedman Productions/

F*ck the Polar Bears

Dir: Caroline Byrne

Bush Theatre

An Inspector Calls

Dir: Julian Webber/Stephen Daldry

Prod: PW Productions

West End & National Tour

For Services Rendered

Dir: Howard Davies

Chichester Festival Theatre

The Royale

Dir: Madani Younis

Bush Theatre

Don't Take My Baby

(BAFTA winner 2016 - Single Drama)

1 x 60 minutes

Dir: Ben Anthony

Prod: Pier Wilkie


with Wunmi Mosaku, Ruth Madeley & Adam Long

Glasgow Girls

1 x 60 minutes

Dir: Brian Welsh

Prod: Kate Cook, Exec: Colin Barr

BBC3/Minnow Films

with Gary Lewis

Our World War

3 x 60 minutes

Dir: Bruce Goodison & Ben Chanan

Prod: Susan Horth, Exec: Colin Barr


Perseverance Drive

Dir: Madani Younis

Bush Theatre

One Man, Two Guvnors

Dir: Adam Penford

Prod: National Theatre Productions

West End and National Tour


1 x 30 minutes

Dir: Bruce Goodison

Prod: Claire Russell,
Execs: Simon Heath, Nigel Britten

World Productions/Cajun Pictures/Sky

with Ashley Walters & Daniel Mays

The Herd

Dir: Howard Davies

Bush Theatre

The Selection


Dir: Alex Graves

Execs: Elizabeth Craft & Sarah Fain

Warner Bros/CW Network

The Humans

Dir: Alexandre Singh

Schouwburg Theatre (Rotterdam), BAM (NY),
Avignon Festival

Leave to Remain

Dir: Bruce Goodison

Prod: Kate Cook & James Levison

Transparency Films

with Toby Jones

55 Days

Dir: Howard Davies

Hampstead Theatre

with Mark Gatiss & Douglas Henshall

Our Country's Good

Dir: Max Stafford-Clark

Out of Joint

National & International tour


1 x 30 minutes

Dir: Amanda Boyle

Prod: Kate Crowther, Exec: Peter Carlton

Warp Films/Sky

with Gina McKee

The Minor Character

1 x 30 minutes

Dir: Richard Curson Smith

Prod: Laura Hastings-Smith, Exec: Peter Carlton

Warp Films/Sky

with David Tennant

The Snipist

1 x 30 minutes

Dir: Matthew Holness

Prod: Ally Gipps, Exec: Peter Carlton

Warp Films/Sky

with Douglas Henshall

King Lear

Dir: Tim Crouch

RSC, National and International tour

Private Peaceful

Dir: Pat O'Connor

Prod: Simon Reade & Guy de Beaujeau

Fluidity Films

with Jack O'Connell, George MacKay,
Alexandra Roach, Maxine Peake & Richard Griffiths

The Real Thing

Dir: Kate Saxon

ETT, National Tour

Nixon's the One


Dir: Ed Bye

Prod: Karen Murphy, Exec: Jimmy Mulville

Hat Trick/Sky

with Harry Shearer

Henry IV, parts 1 & 2

Dir: Peter Hall

Theatre Royal Bath

with Tom Mison & Desmond Barrit

Blood & Gifts

Dir: Howard Davies

National Theatre

with Lloyd Owen

Silent Witness, Series XIV

5 x 120 minutes

Dir: Sue Tully, Anthony Byrne, Keith Boak,
James Strong, Dudi Appleton

Prod: Richard Burrell, Exec: Phillippa Giles



Dir: Hettie Macdonald

ETT, Liverpool Everyman, Hampstead Theatre, Tour


2 x 60 minutes

Dir: Jeremy Lovering

Prod: Ben Evans, Exec: Ruth Caleb


with Nick Frost & Vincent Kartheiser


4 x 60 minutes

Emmy nomination for outstanding casting

Dir: Jim O'Hanlon

Prod: George Ormond, Exec: Phillippa Giles


with Romola Garai, Jonny Lee Miller & Michael Gambon

Silent Witness, Series XIII

4 x 120 minutes

Dir: Thaddeus O'Sullivan, Sue Tully,
Udayan Prasad, Farren Blackburn

Prod: Ruth Kenley-Letts, Exec: Phillippa Giles


Breakfast at Tiffany's

Dir: Sean Mathias

West End

with Anna Friel

Consuming Passion

1 x 90 minutes

Dir: Dan Zeff

Prod: Ben Evans, Exec: John Yorke


with Olivia Colman, Jodie Whittaker & Emilia Fox

Waiting for Godot

Dir: Sean Mathias

Prod: Theatre Royal Haymarket

West End

with Ian McKellen & Patrick Stewart

Silent Witness, Series XII

6 x 120 minutes

Dir: Diarmuid Lawrence, Alex Pillai, Sue Tully,
Dudi Appleton, Tim Fywell

Prod: George Ormond, Exec: Phillippa Giles


Rutherford & Son

Dir: Richard Beecham

Prod: Northern Stage

Where There's a Will

Dir: Peter Hall

ETT, National Tour

with Charles Edwards & Tony Gardner

Silent Witness, Series XI

5 x 120 minutes

Dir: Maurice Phillips, Brendan Maher,
Bruce Goodison, Diarmuid Lawrence

Prod: George Ormond, Exec: Hilary Salmon


The Peter Hall Season 2008

(The Portrait of a Lady/A Doll’s House)

Dir: Peter Hall

Theatre Royal Bath/National Tour

with Catherine McCormack, Oliver Chris & Niamh Cusack

The Deep Blue Sea

Dir: Edward Hall

Prod: Danny Moar

National Tour and West End

with Greta Scacchi

Uncle Vanya

Dir: Peter Hall

ETT, National Tour

with Michelle Dockery & Neil Pearson

The Vortex

Dir: Peter Hall

West End/National Tour

with Felicity Kendall, Phoebe Nicholls & Dan Stevens

Ring Round the Moon

Dir: Sean Mathias

Prod: Nick Salmon & Karl Sydow

West End

The Age of Stupid

Dir: Franny Armstrong

Prod: Lizzie Gillett

Indefinite Films

with Pete Postlethwaite

In the Club

Dir: David Grindley

Hampstead Theatre

with James Fleet

The Peter Hall Season 2007

(Pygmalion/Little Nell)

Dir: Peter Hall

Theatre Royal Bath/National Tour/Old Vic

with Michelle Dockery & Tim Pigott-Smith

Mr Loveday's Little Outing

1 x 30 minutes

Dir/Prod: Sam Hobkinson


with David Warner, Andrew Sachs & Prunella Scales


Dir: Anna Mackmin

Gate Theatre

with Niamh Cusack

Amy's View

Dir: Peter Hall

Theatre Royal Bath/National Tour/West End

with Felicity Kendall

Everything is Illuminated

Dir: Rachel O'Riordan

Hampstead Theatre

with Denise Gough, Craig Parkinson & Patrick Kennedy

Rough Crossings

1 x 90 minutes

Dir/Prod: Steve Condie


with Stephen Campbell Moore & Joseph Marcell

Watership Down

Dir: Melly Still

Lyric Hammersmith

The Peter Hall Season 2006

(Measure for Measure/Habeas Corpus/
Miss Julie)

Dir: Peter Hall & Rachel O'Riordan

Theatre Royal Bath/National Tour

with Andrea Riseborough & Richard Dormer


(UK Casting)

Dir: Alejandro González Iñárritu

Prod: Steve Golin & John Kilik

Anonymous Content/Paramount Pictures

US Casting: Francine Maisler

Inspector Lynley, Series V

4 x 90 minutes

Dir: Simon Massey, Jonathan Fox Bassett,
Bob Bierman, Brian Kelly

Prod: Sharon Hughff, Exec: Richard Stokes


The Romantics

3 x 60 minutes

Dir/Prod: Sam Hobkinson


with David Tennant & David Threlfall

What the Butler Saw

Dir: David Grindley

Hampstead Theatre/West End

The Emperor Jones

Dir: Thea Sharrock

Gate Theatre

with Paterson Joseph

The Peter Hall Season 2005

(You Never Can Tell/Much Ado About Nothing/Waiting for Godot/Private Lives)

Dir: Peter Hall & Thea Sharrock

Theatre Royal Bath/West End

Tejas Verdes

Dir: Thea Sharrock

Gate Theatre

The New World

(UK Casting Associate)

Dir: Terrence Malick

Prod: Sarah Green

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

Dir: Melly Still

Bristol Old Vic

Beasts & Beauties

Dir: Melly Still

Bristol Old Vic

The Bill

Dir/Prod: Various

Talkback Thames/ITV

The Dresser

Dir: Peter Hall

West End/National Tour

with Nicholas Lyndhurst & Julian Glover

Blithe Spirit

Dir: Thea Sharrock

West End/National Tour


Dir: Thea Sharrock

National Tour

As You Like It

Dir: Peter Hall

Bath/NY/Los Angeles

with Rebecca Hall & Dan Stevens

The Peter Hall Season 2004

(Man and Superman/Galileo’s Daughter/Don Juan)

Dir: Peter Hall & Thea Sharrock

Theatre Royal Bath

The Importance of Being Earnest

Dir: Chris Luscombe

National Tour

Abigail's Party

Dir: David Grindley

National Tour

The Lieutenant of Inishmore

Dir: Wilson Milam

National Tour


Two years with the RSC casting department from 2000 - 2002

Peter Ackroyd's London

3 x 60 minutes

Dir: Sam Hobkinson, Chris Granlund,
Roger Parsons

Prod: Chris Granlund


Holby City, Series III

Dir: Various

Prod: Stephen Garwood



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