Lamont Casting Agency


Lamont School of Speech and Drama

The Lamont School of Speech and Drama, founded in 1982 by Principal Diane Lamont, is now recognised as one of the leading drama schools in the North West. Pupils aged 4 – 18 are taught in age-banded groups – with the drama school boasting an unusually high proportion of boys – using role play, improvisation and drama games. Pupils can also enter festivals and take examinations. The emphasis is on developing confidence and imagination, learning drama skills, getting on with everyone in the group, but, above all, having fun!

Lamont Casting Agency

The Lamont Casting Agency runs independently alongside the drama school and has members from across the North West, as well as pupils from the drama school. Under the personal supervision of Diane Lamont, the agency is now one of the region’s foremost suppliers of young talent to the world of film & television, advertising and radio. Lamont Children are renowned for being natural and expressive as well as highly professional.

Latest News


Wow! Rave Reviews for Isla Gie as first-ever UK Cindy Lou Who - Eight-year-old Isla’s success story continues as she tours the country as the first-ever UK Cindy Lou Who in Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical. Isla has completed her run in London and Edinburgh and is now in Birmingham performing to standing ovations. The incredible cast led by the amazing Edward Baker-Duly as […]
Isla Gie is Cindy Lou at the London opening of the UK Tour! - Congratulations to 8-year-old Isla Gie who successfully opened and closed the London run of the first-ever UK Tour of How the Grinch Stole Christmas! At a special reception at the New Wimbledon Theatre in London, Isla had the honour of meeting esteemed American playwright Timothy Mason who wrote the book and lyrics for the original Broadway […]
Tori Receives Sensational Reviews! - Former assistant teacher at Lamont Drama Tori Hargreaves is lighting up the professional stage once more in Soho Cinders, a deliciously naughty musical update of the Cinderella story. The musical is based around impoverished student Robbie who becomes romantically involved with engaged London Mayoral candidate James Prince. James and Robbie’s worlds collide, forcing them to […]
Super Southport Festival! - We had a super couple of days at Southport Festival of Music and Drama.  So proud of you all for your outstanding performances.                                                            
Freddie and Emily head for Neverland! - Super talented Freddie Thomason (8) and Emily Rimmer (13) are riding on a crest of a wave after the pair were cast as ‘Lost Boys’ in the Liverpool Empire’s Peter Pan. The spectacular panto, starring Tony Maudsley, John Evans and Asa Elliott, promises a swashbuckling family adventure that you’ll never forget! Its packed full of […]