Pippa Ailion

Casting Director

Previously at Chichester Kiss Me Kate (and The Old Vic), Sweeney Todd (and Adelphi Theatre), The Magistrate (and Savoy Theatre), Misalliance (all Festival Theatre), The Pajama Game (and The Shaftesbury), Love Story (and Duchess Theatre), Suzanna AndlerSong of Singapore (and Mayfair Theatre) (all Minerva Theatre). Also this season Guys and Dolls and Gypsy (Festival Theatre).

Pippa has cast over 135 productions internationally. She was Resident Associate Director casting three seasons of European Classics for Jonathan Miller at The Old Vic between 1987 and 1991. 

Current West End theatre includes The Pajama Game, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Book of Mormon,  Let It Be, Wicked (and UK Tour) Billy Elliot, The Lion King  (and UK Tour).

Recent other work We Will Rock You (Dominion Theatre), From Here To Eternity (Shaftesbury Theatre), American Psycho (Almeida Theatre), Oh What a Lovely War (Stratford East), The Sound of Music, RagtimeA Midsummer Night's Dream, Into the Woods, Lord of the FliesThe Importance of Being Earnest (Regent's Park), Legally Blonde (Savoy), Fela (National, Broadway and US Tour), Fairy Queen (Glyndebourne, Paris, New York).

Future Porgy and Bess (Regent’s Park), Memphis (Shaftesbury), Top Hat (UK Tour), Here Lies Love (National Theatre).

Associate Casting Directors: Jim Arnold, Natalie Gallacher

Casting Assistants: Louis Constantine, Lucinda Francis

Linked Productions

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Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Festival Theatre

24 Sep 2011 - 05 Nov 2011

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Kiss Me, Kate

Festival Theatre

18-23,25-30 Jun; 16-21,25-26,30-31 Jul; 4-5,8-10,15-16,18-21,23,27-31 Aug; 1 Sep 2012

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    Love Story

    Minerva Theatre

    29 May 2010 - 26 Jun 2010

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    The Pajama Game

    Minerva Theatre

    22-27,29-30 Apr; 1-4,6-11,13-18,20-25,27-31 May; 1,3-8 Jun 2013

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    Festival Theatre

    06 Oct 2014 - 08 Nov 2014

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    Festival Theatre

    11 Aug 2014 - 21 Sep 2014

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