James started his theatrical journey on the “Year Out Drama” course at Stratford-Upon-Avon before training in Musical Theatre at Redroofs Theatre School. Having worked as an Actor for a number of years James left the boards behind to set up a touring production company and work as a training consultant for large blue chip companies. Bitten by the Agent bug he started his own agency in 2003 and subsequently went on to work at Pinewood Studios before joining Shepherd Management in 2008. James represents actors in TV,Film, Theatre & Musical Theatre as well as a diverse list of creative clients including Composers, Musical Directors, Choreographers & Casting Directors.
Clare began working in the acting industry from a young age and has a wealth of professional experience with a focus mainly in Film and Television. Having worked with many incredible actors, Clare found an interest in the careers of others above her own. She decided to make the move to start her own journey as a Talent Agent and has not looked back. She joined Shepherd Management in 2015 working with James Beresford, before beginning to take on clients of her own. Clare works with actors that she feels extremely passionate about and enjoys being a part of their creative development. She represents a diverse range of clients in Film, Television, Theatre & Musical Theatre.