Nikki Meadows is a Casting Director specialising in award winning TV documentary drama and short films.
She is a full member of the Casting Directors’ Guild, The Casting Directors Association and a voting member of BAFTA.
She cast the critically acclaimed BAFTA winning Suffragettes with Lucy Worsley (BBC1 – Best Specialist Factual BAFTA winner 2019)
“This gripping and historically detailed drama-documentary brilliantly recalled the violence and the valour of the suffrage movement…played by a terrific cast of actors, some of the most powerful moments of emotional connection come from their testimony”
Other notable Broadcasts Include:
BBC1 BLITZ SPIRIT with Lucy Worsley. Feature length 90 min drama-doc irected by Emma Frank and executive produced by Emma Hindley
'Tell Me Who I Am', BIFA and Grierson nominated Netflix Drama
Directed by Ed Perkins and produced by Simon Chin/Lightbox.
An 8 part Damian Lewis fronted series, 'Spy Wars' UK and US broadcasts
'Henry VIII – The Rise of a Tyrant' 6 Part Drama for Channel 5
'D-Day' Mini series for National Geographic.
The Lost Pirate Kingdom - 6 part series for Netflix
She was nominated for 2 awards for her drama-doc work at the CDA Awards 2020 and has been instrumental in raising the profile of factual drama and in encouraging the very best talent on board to work with some great directors in recent years.
Before becoming a Casting Director, she spent many years working as an artist manager and her senior management CV includes long term relationships with a variety of high profile artists across music and comedy from Sir Elton John, Bros, Courtney Pine and Carleen Anderson to Billy Connolly, Barry Humphries and Count Arthur Strong.
She regularly runs workshops and actors 1-1’s, speaks on panels and alongside casting she still manages the career of multi-award winning jazz saxophonist Courtney Pine who she is very proud to have worked with for over 25 years.