As Head of Casting for BBC Drama Series, Jane was responsible for an output in excess of 500 hours of drama per year. This included the BBC’s highest rated drama EastEnders as well as other hit shows such as Casualty, Judge John Deed and the Emmy-winning Waking The Dead. Jane now runs her own company Jane Deitch Associates and casts across Film, TV and Theatre.
Casting credits include: Films: Unhallowed Ground (Best Horror Film, LIFF/2 Supporting Actor awards, BIFAwards); Locked In with Ben Barnes, Eliza Dushku, Clarke Peters, New Year’s Day (Jury Prize: Raindance/Best Film: Sapporo FF); Welcome To Leathermill (short); the BAFTA-winning Shoot the Messenger with David Oyelowo and Nikki Amuka-Bird and Magnificent 7 with Helena Bonham-Carter. Other TV: Holby City; Doctors; In Deep; Dalziel and Pascoe; the BAFTA-nominated A Respectable Trade; Drovers’ Gold; The Mrs Bradley Mysteries with Diana Rigg and Walter’s War with OT Fagbenle.
Theatre credits include: Little Miss Sunshine (Arcola Theatre); Shirley Valentine; The Blue Room and Othello. For Jermyn Street Theatre: Flowers of the Forest; The Green Bay Tree; The Autumn Garden; I Loved Lucy; The First Man and The Last Ones. West End: Lend Me A Tenor: The Musical; I Loved Lucy; The Toxic Avenger and Bumblescratch Gala Concert. Tours: Hair The Musical; Bouncers; Hitchhikers Guide To The Galaxy Radio Show Live; Women On The Verge Of HRT; Gertrude’s Secret; Diary Of A Nobody and Avenue Q. Musical Theatre: How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying; Holy Crap and Pete n Keely. For Aria Entertainment: C-o-n-t-a-c-t; Rags; Forever Plaid; tick…tick…BOOM!; Promises, Promises; Some Lovers; The Toxic Avenger; Brexit The Musical; It’s Only Life; From Page To Stage 2018 and Unexpected Joy. For Hope/Aria at the Hope Mill Theatre: The Astonishing Times of Timothy Cratchit; Mame; Aspects of Love; Little Women; The ToyBoy Diaries; The Return Of The Soldier and Putting It Together.
Current projects include: A Killer Party (Stream.Theatre) and Tarantula (Southwark Playhouse).