About us

Established in 2012 by Robert Wilkinson, RED Talent Management has quickly become the Midlands’ premier actors and creatives agency, offering a personal and professional service, providing actors and creative talent for theatre, film, television, radio, and the corporate world. The agency can also help with putting teams together for the whole creative process, from writing through to development, casting and production.

Robert Wilkinson – Director Agent 

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Robert is an actor and writer, with over 30 years experience in the business. He was a director of the award winning Tic Toc Theatre Company from the early 80s until 1991, producing and performing in all of their plays, notably Hooligans which won a Fringe First, was performed at the Donmar Warehouse and recorded as a television play by Yorkshire TV.

With Tic Toc he also ran a business that promoted performers like Mike Myers, Frank Skinner, Lee Evans, Harry Enfield, Julian Clary, and many others at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Since 1991, Robert has been a freelancer working across all disciplines in the business, including The Cheeky Chappies, for which he writes and performs with his partner Paul Nolan. Robert has an MA in TV Scriptwriting from De Montfort University and is pursuing this avenue further.  He is also chair of Live and Local, an Arts Council funded organisation promoting rural touring across seven Midlands counties.

Mandy Wilkinson – Director Finance and Admin

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Mandy is an experienced and qualified business administrator, and a qualified school business manager and has managed the finances of Casus Marketing Ltd (RED‘s parent company)  since its formation in 2000. Mandy also designed and created the costumes for the Cheeky Chappies shows. She manages the financial and administration aspects of the company.

 

Mallory English – Associate Agent 

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Born and raised in South Africa, Mallory moved to the UK in 2007. Interested in the entertainment industry from the age of 11, she spent her childhood creating short films on the family video camera, performing in plays and history themed comedy skits with KAMADS (Kids Amateur Music and Drama Society) and in the Pretoria Eisteddfod from 1998-2005.

She worked as production assistant for short film ‘The Writer’ (2012) and as first AD on the University of Birmingham’s ‘Day in the Life’ promo videos produced for YouTube, and as videographer at the Global Gathering Music Festival. Mallory joined the RED Talent team as in intern in 2014, brining with her a bucket load of enthusiasm, a love of actors and what they do, and a passion for film making, writing, comedy and television.

 

Danny and the Human Zoo

In the summer of 2015, the award winning Red Production Company made another landmark show “Danny and The Human Zoo

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A fictionalised TV film of Sir Lenny Henry’s life as a teenager in 1970s Dudley, it was a landmark for RED Talent too. Half of the actors in this production photo are from RED Talent. Taylia-May Campbell (far left) Trique Douglas (front left), Brenton Hamilton and Tyrese McKenzie (far right), and Kascion Franklin (front far right) in the title role. The cast also included RED actors Dayna Bateman, Richard Boland, Tom Briggs, Michael Crump, Tonia Daley Campbell, Jahni Dyer, Troy Hewitt, Marlene McKenzie and Kaine Zajaz. We also helped them find a Jazz Band, a ventriloquist, a magician, a mime artist and a contortionist, and the official choreographer on the film was our wonderful Sophie Abercrombie.

You can see them all and enjoy it as many times as you like by purchasing a copy here.

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