Lamont Casting Agency

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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.

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Freddie heads for Neverland! - Super talented Freddie Thomason is riding on a crest of a wave after the eight-year-old notched up a hat-trick of successes. Firstly, he got Distinction for his latest LAMDA exam in the Speaking of Verse & Prose with a mark of 91 (he also got Distinction for his previous exam with a mark of 95). […]
Oliver meets Stephen Fry! - Having had great success at festivals performing an hilarious Stephen Fry sketch, Oliver Bigley was delighted to meet the man himself. Oliver, who is studying Latin and Ancient Greek at Merchant Taylors’ Boys’ School, met Stephen at Liverpool Philharmonic Hall when he performed Mythos; A Trilogy by Stephen Fry – Gods. In the plays, Stephen […]
Martha Gets the Filming Bug! - Eight-year-old Martha Last had a brilliant time filming Halford’s new TV advert. Martha and her dad Greg (who also features in the advert) travelled to Worthing on the South coast for the shoot. Martha’s Mum, Catherine Last, says: “They had the BEST day!! Greg said Martha was so very professional and was so proud of […]
Isla Gie is Cindy Lou! - Following three rounds of auditions in London, Lamont Casting is proud to announce that drama school and agency member 8-year-old Isla Gie has been chosen to play the part of Cindy Lou in the first-ever UK Tour of How The Grinch Stole Christmas! Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical – the record-setting New York Christmas […]
Brilliant LAMDA Results for Lamont Pupils - Congratulations to all pupils for gaining such excellent results in the last session of LAMDA Examinations. 35 children took the exams – from introductory to Grade 8 (Gold Medal) and there were 32 Distinctions and 3 High Merits. The following pupils all got Distinction (with those gaining a fantastic 90 and over marked) SPEAKING OF […]