Daphne Waring


Having gained an honours degree in Anthropology at Durham University, Daphne studied drama and dance at the London Studio Centre. In 1994 she incorporated Waring & McKenna Ltd. and now has a diverse list of actors who work in all aspects of the business including film, television and theatre.

John Summerfield


After gaining a degree in Media Studies, John trained at LAMDA and subsequently worked for several years as an actor before progressing into management. He joined the agency in 1999 and is now a senior agent working with a client list of stage and screen actors.

Matt Chopping


With a degree in Business Marketing from Brunel University, Matt worked for several years in marketing and IT before joining Waring & McKenna in 2000 and now works with a client list of established stage and screen actors.

Kelly Rowden


Kelly studied Contemporary Theatre at Dartington College of Arts and Musical Theatre at Towson State University. Kelly has experience in all aspects of the business.

Charlie Wilson


A graduate of RADA’s technical theatre course, Charlie worked in stage management and casting before joining Waring & McKenna in 2009.

Maya Hambro

Junior Agent

Maya graduated with a degree in Theology from Cambridge in 2014 after which she briefly assisted the casting director Suzanne Smith. She joined Waring and McKenna in early 2015 as Matt Chopping’s assistant.

Tom Jeggo

Junior Agent

Tom graduated from Cardiff University in 2013 with a degree in Business Management.  After working in marketing and events, he joined Waring and McKenna in February 2016 as assistant to John Summerfield

Richard Carey

Agent's Assistant

Richard graduated from University of Birmingham in English Literature and Drama. After working in production and casting, he joined the Waring & McKenna family in May 2017 to assist Daphne, plus work with the Emerging Talent team.

Tim Bradbeer

Agent's Assistant

Tim graduated with a degree in English Literature from Exeter in 2014. Since then he worked in theatre production for a number of years, including being Sir Kenneth Branagh's assistant during his season at the Garrick Theatre. He joined Waring and McKenna in early 2018 as Charlie Wilson's assistant.

Liz Ekberg

Emerging Talent Agent

  Having spent several years directing Barry Norman's film review programme at the BBC, Liz then moved to Sky where she produced the Oscars. She now focuses on developing a list of actors aged 15-20 years.