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


Lovely Laurie is leading light of Nationwide Ad Campaign - Our lovely Laurie Ogden continues to go from strength to strength in both her acting and poetry career! Laurie, who attended Lamont Drama School until she went to university,  is back on our screen in the Nationwide ad sharing her brilliant poem ‘3am Friends’ . Laurie and Toby Campion demonstrate that it’s the little things […]
Tori delivers “blisteringly memorable” performance in London - Former Lamont Drama pupil, the gorgeous Tori Hargreaves is picking up amazing reviews in London performing in celebrated playwright Jonathan Harvey’s play Boom Bang-a-Bang. Tori was without doubt one of the school’s most talented students offering a triple threat of brilliance at acting, singing and dancing. She is also one of the nicest people you […]
Isla Gie shines as Cosette in the UK Tour of Les Misérables - Congratulations to 8-year-old Isla Gie who has just successfully completed her six-week run at the Birmingham Hippodrome Theatre as young Cosette in the UK tour of Les Misérables.   The production, starring Olivier Award nominated Killian Donnelly as Jean Valjean , who also played the role in the West End production of “Les Misérables”, played […]
Ellis’s Frankenstein wows audiences - Talented Lamont pupil Ellis Coulter recently wowed audiences with his performance in the SDC Youth Theatre presentation of ‘Frankenstein’ The production ran from March 12 to March 16 and was directed by Paul Wilkinson. Ellis’s Mum, Natalie Coulter, says: “Ellis took on the role of The Creature in Frankenstein. It really was s a fantastic […]
Success at Sefton Festival of Performing Arts - Lamont Pupils had a very successful day at Sefton Festival of Performing Arts. Drama Adjudicator Merriel Halsall-Williams (pictured with the trophy winners) commented on the phenomenal high standards at the festival from all age groups. Said Mrs Lamont: “Sefton is a very friendly festival which the children and parents enjoy immensely. However, the standard is […]