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


TV and Theatre Success for the Gie Family! - Congratulations to six-year-old Campbell Gie and seven-year-old Isla Gie who successfully auditioned to be featured artistes in the latest ASDA television advertising campaign.   Campbell and Isla are currently on air in the Extra Special Aberdeen Angus Steaks advert. The pair are seen leaping onto their parents’ bed for a fun-filled Saturday morning of pancakes […]
Top Marks for Lamont Pupils - Congratulations to all pupils for gaining such excellent results in the last session of LAMDA exams. Twenty-four children took the exams and there were 22 Distinctions and 2 high Merits. The following children all got Distinction (with those gaining a fantastic 90+ marked with a *). Introductory 3 Freddie Thomason*, Martha Last* Entry Jesikka Rajkumar* […]
Simon greets girlfriend Sair on I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here! - Former Lamont Drama pupil and Lamont Drama Assistant Teacher Simon Lennon has been cheering on his girlfriend Coronation Street actress Sair Khan as a campmate in ITV’s 2018 I’m A Celebrity…Get Me out of Here! During her jungle stay with Harry Redknapp and Fleur East, Sair mentioned her other half on numerous occasions. On her […]
Tori flies in to Liverpool on her magic carpet - Former Lamont Drama pupil and professional actor Tori Hargreaves is wowing audiences as the Princess in Aladdin in Liverpool’s Hope Street Theatre’s spectacular Christmas production. The panto, which tells the story of Aladdin and the magic lamp, is the longest-run production so far at the newly established Hope Street Theatre. Written by Jessica Lea (Hollyoaks, EastEnders) […]
London’s Bush Theatre Showcases Luke’s Work - Playwright and former Lamont pupil Luke Barnes continues to go from strength to strength. His latest play All I Ever Wanted Was Everything is currently wowing audiences at the legendary Bush Theatre in London. Set across three decades, from 1997’s Cool Britannia to today’s Brexit Britain, this multi award-winning gig theatre mixes original live music […]