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JIM ARNOLD was the Original Casting Associate for ‘Matilda, the Musical’ at the RSC in Stratford-upon-Avon, and was Casting Assistant at the RSC for 3 and a half years from 2007-2011.


He has also worked with several leading Casting Directors in TV, film and theatre. He is a full member of the Casting Director’s Guild of Great Britain and Ireland.

Casting Director credits include:

Eugenius! (The Other Palace)

The Wedding Singer (UK Tour)

The Rest is Silence (dreamthinkspeak)

Crave, Illusions (Actors Touring Company)

DNA (Hull Truck & UK Tour)

Yerma (Gate & Hull Truck)

Pericles Re-imagined (Regent's Park)

Lingua Franca (Finborough & 59East59, NYC)

Hortensia and the Museum of Dreams (Finborough)

Fragile!, Le Mariage (Arcola)

Artist Descending a Staircase (The Old Red Lion)

As Associate Casting Director for Pippa Ailion Casting:

Wicked (Apollo Victoria, UK & International Tours)

My Fair Lady (Teatro di San Carlo, Naples)

Tiger Bay (Wales Millennium Centre)

The Wind in the Willows (London Palladium & UK Tour)

Funny Girl (Savoy & UK Tour)

One Love – The Bob Marley Musical (Birmingham Rep)

Billy Elliot (Victoria Palace & UK Tour)

Bend it like Beckham (Phoenix & Bluma Appel Theatre, Toronto)

Top Hat (Aldwych & UK Tour – Olivier Award 2013 for Best New Musical)

The Lion King (Lyceum)

Charlie & The Chocolate Factory (Theatre Royal, Drury Lane)

Guys & Dolls, Gypsy (Chichester & Savoy)

Noël (National Opera House, Wexford)

The Rise and Fall of Little Voice (Birmingham Rep & West Yorkshire Playhouse)

Oh! What a Lovely War (Theatre Royal Stratford East & UK Tour)

American Psycho (Almeida)

From Here to Eternity (Shaftesbury)

The Sound of Music (Regent’s Park)

Let It Be (Savoy)

Kate Bush – Before the Dawn (Eventim Apollo)

Blue Man Group (Worldwide)

Cinderella, Jack & the Beanstalk, Dick Whittington & his Cat (Lyric, Hammersmith)

Jack & the Beanstalk, Robin Hood (Cambridge Arts)


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