Being A Writer and Getting An Agent
A chance to talk to Casarotto agent Luke Holbrook about the relationship between an agent and client, starting out as a writer, how to approach agents, what to expect from agents and what they will expect from you.
Luke Holbrook is a literary agent working in the theatre department of Casarotto Ramsay & Associates Ltd. As well as looking after his own roster of both established and emerging playwrights, directors and major literary estates, Luke also operates as an associate agent to leading literary agent Mel Kenyon, co-representing key elements in the careers of clients including Sir Alan Ayckbourn, Caryl Churchill, David Greig, Robert Holman, the Sarah Kane Estate, Simon Stephens, and the Tennessee Williams Estate, amongst others. Luke also has a specialist background in promoting the work of playwrights in international markets worldwide.
Luke was previously an Associate Producer at the Finborough Theatre where he lead produced off-West End productions including Somersaults by Iain Finlay Macleod, the first major revival of Passing By by Martin Sherman and the VIBRANT festival of new writing, facilitating the development of several new plays, and featuring work by writers including Alexi Kaye Campbell.