• Akin Gazi: Knightfall (History)


    AKIN GAZI plays series regular Rashid in epic new historical drama series Knightfall, premiering in December 2017.

  • The Twilight Zone

    The Twilight Zone

    FRANC ASHMAN joins the cast of The Twilight Zone at the Almeida Theatre.

  • Strictly Come Dancing

    Strictly Come Dancing

    DAVOOD GHADAMI is one of the celebrity contestants in Strictly Come Dancing 2017.

  • Kerry Ingram in ‘Free Rein’ (Netflix)

    Free Rein

    KERRY INGRAM (right) plays series lead Becky in new Netflix series Free Rein.

  • Ewan Bailey: The Death of Stalin

    The Death Of Stalin

    EWAN BAILEY plays Aslanov in The Death Of Stalin, directed by Armando Iannucci.

  • Borderline: Series Two


    DAVID AVERY (left) plays series regular Tariq in series two of hit comedy series Borderline.

  • Franc Ashman: Liar (ITV)


    DAVID AVERY, FRANC ASHMAN and TIM CHIPPING all have roles in gripping new ITV drama series Liar.

  • James Hillier: The Crown (Netflix)


    JAMES HILLIER plays series regular Patrick in the much anticipated historical drama The Crown produced by Left Bank Pictures for Netflix. He joins BEN FOX and JOSIE KIDD.

  • Continuing Drama

    Continuing drama

    Sainou represents leading talent across three of the highest profile continuing drama’s on UK television.

  • National Television Awards 2018

    National Television Awards 2018

    Sainou represents clients starring across 16 shows nominated for major awards at the 2018 NTA’s, including 6 in the Best TV Drama Category.


Latest News

Yardie premieres at Sundance Film Festival 2018

23 January, 2018 - 1 hour ago Akin Gazi | Sainou Talent Agency London (c) Luke Pajak

Feature film Yardie which marks Idris Elba’s directorial debut receives it’s world premiere at Sundance. The film stars both Akin Gazi who plays Arif and Adnan Mustafa in the role of Engin.

The film is an adaptation of Jamaican-born British writer Victor Headley’s 1992 crime novel about a courier carrying cocaine from Jamaica to London who decides to go it alone and disappears into the mean streets of Hackney with a kilo of white powder. The thriller has a cult reputation in the UK where it proved a publishing hit.


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National Television Awards 2018

12 November, 2017 - 2 months ago

Sainou has clients across 16 shows nominated for major awards at the 2018 NTA’s.

Six of these are in the Best TV Drama category, with nominations for Game Of Thrones, The Crown, Liar, Apple Tree Yard, Good Karma Hospital, and Call The Midwife, all of which are packed with Sainou talent in recurring or series regular roles.


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Untitled Pippa Bianco Feature Film

12 November, 2017 - 2 months ago Rhianne Barreto

RHIANNE BARRETO will lead the cast of A24’s untitled Pippa Bianco project.

The film, which A24 will distribute, is based on Bianco’s short film Share, which centered on a teenage girl whose life is torn apart after the release of a disturbing video at her small-town high school. The 11-minute short won prizes at both SXSW and Cannes.


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Mammon: Emmy Awards

11 November, 2017 - 2 months ago Laura Christensen | Sainou Talent Agency London (c) Patrick Bentley

Series two of Norwegian thriller Mammon with Laura Christensen playing leading role Ellen Claussen has been nominated for ‘Best Drama’ at the 45th International Emmy Awards.

In Mammon, a well-known and controversial journalist is killed. Norway is in shock. Freedom of expression is under attack and the country fears that terror will strike again. As the story unfolds, the journalist’s wife (Laura Christensen) and Peter Vera (Jon Øigarden) try to unravel what and why this happened.


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Joivan Wade – ‘The Purge: The Island’

10 November, 2017 - 2 months ago Joivan Wade | Sainou Talent Agency London | Copyright (c) Skiddy

Joivan Wade has been announced as lead cast for the fourth installment of The Purge film series from Blumhouse, Universal and Platinum Dunes.

This chapter will serve as a prequel, focusing on the events that lead up to the inaugural Purge event where, for a 12-hour period, all crime is legal.


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