Both met working for Daniel Edwards CDG and have been inseparable ever since. Lucy and Tom have a combined industry experience of over 20 years and established Allen & Payne Casting in 2022. They share an extremely similar taste and a passion for thought provoking projects. Since working with Daniel - Lucy and Tom have worked on multiple TV Projects including LINE OF DUTY (BBC), SHOWTRIAL (BBC/World Productions), THEN BARBARA MET ALAN (BBC) and are both part of the Emmy, RTS and CDG award winning casting team behind HEARTSTOPPER S1&2 (Netflix)
Allen & Payne have cast several projects together of which are currently in post production, including projects for BBC3, Film London, Hattrick & BFI. The duo founded GAP Workshops that had its inaugural course during the summer of 2022. This free course helped educate, support and introduce 9 new Trans actors to the TV and Film industry with several going on to gain their first professional credits.
Both are excited to begin casting an undisclosed TV series for Netflix and alongside their own projects will also continue to work with Daniel Edwards Casting.