It was announced today (Tuesday 20th October) that leading British agency, The Agency, has joined with management and production company, Avalon, together forming a distinctive talent representation business including writers, actors, directors and comedians. With offices in New York, Los Angeles and London, the company offers global reach alongside local market expertise. Avalon has acquired a majority stake in the business.
The Agency will continue to operate under the leadership and management of its partners. The company represents writers, directors, creatives and IP across film, TV and theatre, as well as writers and illustrators of children’s literature. Clients have created countless hit TV series as well as many of the West End’s critical and commercial success stories, including Happy Valley (Sally Wainwright), Doctor Foster (Mike Bartlett), Mamma Mia (Catherine Johnson) and Matilda (Matthew Warchus).
Stephen Durbridge, The Agency co-founder, said: “Avalon and The Agency have collaborated for many years. This closer association will allow our company to continue to expand, particularly in the international marketplace. Over 25 years, we have built a highly talented and experienced team and been fortunate to represent the very best writers, directors and creatives in the market. We are excited about the prospects that this partnership will bring.”
Read the full press release here.