Tarquin Shaw-Young

Tarquin Shaw-Young (F.E.A.A.)
Head of Global Casting Tarquin Talent Agency
Tarquin talent Management
President of the Entertainments Agent's Association of Great Britain

Casting & Acting Consultant - Reader and Actor Coach - Specialist in working with children and young performers - Audition coach - Actor and Voiceover Artist

Always looking for new talent email tarquin@tarquintalentagency.com with CV links etc if seeking representation

Taught Acting at Hertfordshire Theatre School
Taught Acting at University of Auckland

Work as a professional Actor and Voice-over artist Casting director and Agent

Tarquin began working for The Stagecoach Talent Agency in 2000 running their drama audition workshops. Since then he has probably auditioned well over 40,000 students and actors . He ran the global Stagecoach Talent Agency for 15 years and relaunched it under his new agency Tarquin Talent Agency & Tarquin Talent Management

Born into a theatrical family he began working professionally as an actor at the age of two and a half, touring in Old Time Music Hall and as part of a Magic Act. With numerous other roles as a child performer he felt destined to tread the boards as an adult.

Tarquin’s early work in theatre allowed him to play a wide range of roles, with several weekly rep seasons at Sidmouth, four years for Jill Freud at Southwold Rep and pantos at Chipping Norton. He has toured throughout Britain, Europe and even New Zealand.

Theatre Roles include: Boldwood and Joseph Poorgrass in Far From The Madding Crowd, Albert Godsby in the much acclaimed national tour revival of Brief Encounter, Father, Stationmaster and The Russian in The Railway Children, Jack in A Visit From Scrooge, Henry Lypiatt in Present Laughter and as Lord Goring in An Ideal Husband.

Other national tours and shows include: Pip in Great Expectations, Alan Bratter in Come Blow Your Horn, Touchstone in As You Like It, Oberon in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Ricard in Rattle of a Simple Man, Oscar Wilde at the Arts Club, Ham in David Copperfield, Tristram Watson in Taking Steps, Benedick in Much Ado About Nothing, William Russell in The Actor, Jeweller and Oliver Cromwell’s Head, Monkey Tonks in Come On Sinderby, Crispin in Bob Carlton’s production of A Chorus of Disapproval and Earthman in Totem for the RSC Stratford. He also performed with the New Zealand comedy impro company ‘On The Spot.’ For BBC Bristol he wrote and appeared in 2 series of the popular food and drink comedy show Chefs Extraordiniare!

T.V credits include: The Brittas Empire, Martin Chuzzlewit, Back-Up,Black Hearts in Battersea, Pirates, Little Lord Fauntleroy, Casualty,Crimenight, Invasion Earth, Dangerfield, Tess of the D’Urbervilles.Films: Mrs. Brown, Wing Commander and the award winning Men Wrestling in Suits. Tarquin has also written the successful farces Notta Lottery, Luke Warm, the supernatural thrillers Murderous Intent, Snowmageddon, Murder by Deception, Blood on the Canvas and for children,The Hound of Music, Dick Whittington (Abba Style) and the children’s book Captain Kiwi and The Possum Pirates.

Credits Include

1998 [IMDB]
Invasion: Earth
TV Mini-Series
1997 [IMDB]
Mrs. Brown
Footman - Osbou
1996 [IMDB]
Black Hearts in Battersea
TV Series
1994 [IMDB]
TV Series docu
1994 [IMDB]
Martin Chuzzlewit
TV Mini-Series
1990 [IMDB]
TV Series