Jessica
Ronane CDG
CSA

Jessica is Casting Director for Second Half Productions. She is also Casting Consultant for The Old Vic having spent the last 6 years as in-house Casting Director for Matthew Warchus.

Jessica is Vice Chair of the Casting Directors Guild and a voting member of BAFTA.

CV

Film

Casting Director 

Director Richard Jones
Starring
  • Tanya Reynolds
  • Jane Horrocks
  • Sky
    Broadcaster
    Director Sharon Maguire
    Monumental Pictures Broadcaster
    Director Autumn de Wilde
    Starring
  • Anya Taylor-Joy
  • Johnny Flynn
  • Bill Nighy
  • Working Title Films, Blueprint Pictures
    Director Joe Cornish
    Working Title Films/ Big Talk Productions
    Director Amelia Hashemi
    Film London
    Director Amelia Hashemi
    Film London
    Director Philippe Falardeau
    Warner Bros. Pictures
    Director Roberto Faenza
    Director Martina Amati
    Cowboy Films/Film 4
    Director Fran Broadhurst/Mathy Tremewan
    Producer Jon Finn
    Director Marc Evans
    Producer Megan Rubens
    Director Ian Clark
    Vertigo Films
    Producer Rebekah Gilbertson
    Director Marc Evans
    Producer Megan Rubens/Jolyon Rubinstein
    Director Ian Clark
    Director Amanda Boyle
    Forward Films
    Director Rob Sorrenti

    Associate Casting Director 

    Producer Scott Rudin
    Director Stephen Daldry
    Warner Brothers

    Television

    Casting Director 

    Director Mark Gatiss
    Starring
  • Simon Callow
  • Tamsin Grieg
  • Mark Gatiss
  • Adorable Media/Sky for SKY
    Director Luca Guadagnino
    Mammoth Screen
    Creator Tim Compton, Diane Whitley
    Lime Pictures for Disney Channel UK
    Producer Clelia Mountford, David Tuck
    Sky/Bwark Productions
    Producer Tim Bricknell, Piers Wenger, Victoria Wood
    Director Jonny Campbell
    BBC Wales
    Producer Caryn Mandabach Productions
    BBC
    Producer Steve Cannon
    BBC, Cbeebies
    Producer Steve Cannon
    BBC, Cbeebies
    Producer Tony Reed
    BBC
    Producer Mia Jupp
    BBC Wales

    Theatre

    Casting Director 

    Director Jeremy Herrin
    West End
    Director Jeremy Herrin
    Starring
  • Daniel Mays, David Thewlis
  • The Old Vic
    Director Matthew Warchus
    Starring
  • Andrew Scott
  • The Old Vic
    Director Matthew Warchus
    Starring
  • Michael Sheen
  • Indira Varma
  • David Threlfall
  • The Old Vic
    Director Matthew Warchus
    Starring
  • Timothée Chalamet
  • The Old Vic
    Director Matthew Warchus
    Starring
  • Matt Smith
  • Claire Foy
  • The Old Vic
    Director Matthew Warchus
    Starring
  • Andrew Scott
  • The Old Vic
    Director Jeremy Herrin
    Starring
  • Bill Pullman
  • Sally Field
  • Colin Morgan
  • Jenna Coleman
  • The Old Vic
    Director Rachel Chavkin
    Starring
  • Clarke Peters
  • The Old Vic
    Director Matthew Warchus
    Starring
  • Stephen Tompkinson
  • The Old Vic
    Director Katie Prince
    Starring
  • Beverley Knight
  • The Old Vic
    Director Sally Cookson
    The Old Vic
    Director Roger Mitchell
    Starring
  • Ben Chaplin
  • The Old Vic
    Director Max Webster
    Starring
  • Penelope Wilton
  • The Old Vic
    Director Annabel Bolton
    The Old Vic
    Director Matthew Warchus
    Starring
  • Rhys Ifans
  • The Old Vic
    Girl From the North Country (West End Transfer)
    Awards: 2018 Best Actress in a Musical for Shirley Henderson; 2018 Best Actress in a Supporting Role in a Musical for Sheila Atim
    Director Conor McPherson
    Starring
  • Shirley Henderson
  • The Old Vic
    Director Max Webster
    Starring
  • Simon Paisley
  • Simon Lipkin
  • The Old Vic
    Director Joe Murphy
    Starring
  • John Boyega
  • The Old Vic
    Director David Leveaux
    Starring
  • Daniel Radcliffe
  • Joshua McGuire
  • The Old Vic
    Director Deborah Warner
    Starring
  • Glenda Jackson, Jane Horrocks, Rhys Ifans & Celia Imrie
  • The Old Vic
    Director Matthew Warchus
    Starring
  • Timothy Spall
  • Daniel Mays
  • George MacKay
  • The Old Vic
    Director Matthew Warchus
    Starring
  • Ralph Fiennes
  • Sarah Snook
  • The Old Vic
    Director Richard Jones
    Starring
  • Bertie Carvel
  • The Old Vic
    Director Matthew Warchus
    Starring
  • Rob Brydon
  • The Old Vic
    Director Trevor Nunn
    Menier Chocolate Factory
    Director Tim Sheader
    Regents Park Open Air Theatre
    Director Ryan McBryde
    West Yorkshire Playhouse
    School of Rock the Musical (Children's Casting)
    Award: 2017 Outstanding Achievement in Music for the original children in School of Rock
    Director Laurence Connor
    Gillian Lynne Theatre
    Matilda the Musical (Children's Casting)
    Award: 2012 Best Actress in a Musical for the original children in Matilda the Musical
    Director Matthew Warchus
    RSC/Cambridge Theatre
    Director Sam Mendes
    Theatre Royal, Drury Lane
    Billy Elliot the Musical (Children's Casting)
    Award: 2006 Best Actor in a Musical for the original children in Billy Elliot the Musical
    Director Stephen Daldry
    Victoria Palace Theatre
    Director Sean Holmes
    Lyric, Hammersmith
    Director Samuel Hodges
    The Other Palace
    Director Rupert Goold
    Adelphi Theatre
    Director Sean Foley
    London Palladium
    Director Stephen Daldry
    Gielgud Theatre
    Director Tim Sheader
    Regents Park Open Air Theatre
    Director Tim Sheader
    Regents Park Open Air Theatre
    Director Jonathan Church
    Palace Theatre
    Director Marianne Elliott
    National Theatre
    Director Howard Davies
    National Theatre
    Director Paul Miller
    National Theatre
    Director Matthew Dunster
    The Young Vic
    Director George C Wolfe
    The National Theatre

    Other

    Casting Director 

    The Architect (Videogame)
    dir. Aletta Collins
    Supermassive Games