Spotlight Books

The Spotlight books have been on the desks of casting and production professionals since 1927. A "Yellow Pages" of performer photographs and contact details, they are an invaluable aide-memoire when looking for casting inspiration.

 

All of our books are available as part of a casting subscription to Spotlight. Click here to visit our shop.

 

Our books are split into volumes as follows:

Actors (five volumes)

Photos and contact details of over 15,000 professional actors (male) listed alphabetically for easy reference.

Spotlight Actors

Actresses (five volumes)

Photos and contact details of over 15,000 professional actors (female) listed alphabetically for easy reference.

Spotlight Actresses

Presenters (one volume)

Colour photograph and contact details for 700+ professional broadcasters and presenters: a definitive reference tool for sourcing dynamic and professional radio and television personalities across areas including news, entertainment, comedy, celebrity, documentaries and sport.

Spotlight Presenters

Dancers (one volume)

Photos and contact details for dancers across a variety of disciplines: from ballet to ballroom, street to salsa, hip hop to highland. Plus listings for professional choreographers, making it a one-stop-shop for the dance industry.

Spotlight Dancers

Children and Young Performers (three volumes)

7,500+ performers aged 5-20, from leading theatre schools and agencies.

Graduates (one volume)

Fresh and exciting talent from the UK’s leading drama schools. Over 1000 students, all final-year students from the UK's top drama schools, all members of the CDS (www.drama.ac.uk)

Stunt Performers and Co-ordinators (in association with JISC) (one volume)

Professionally trained and experienced UK stunt artists, with full credits and contact details, plus head, body and action shots.