Film & TV

Ratburger – Sky

Scalakid Talia Barnet had busy few weeks filming David Walliams “Ratburger”. Talia plays Zoe – a little girl who struggles to keep her pet rat out of the hands of the evil Burt from Burt’s Burgers who’s eager to serve it up for lunch. Talia worked alongside an “All Star Cast” including Sheridan Smith, Mark…

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Emmerdale – Katie Hill “Sarah”

Katie took over the role of Sarah Sugden in 2017. Katie’s previous experience had been theatre based having played “Maggie” in “Scrooge the Musical” with Tommy Steel, “Florence” in Cameron Mackintosh’s “Oliver” and “Little  Cosette” in Futurist’s “Les Miserables”. Katie is a true triple threat, – she is a gifted singer and a talented dancer

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Emmerdale – Jack Downham – “Noah”

Jack’s first job was as the face of Whiskas Cat food in a worldwide TV commercial…the cat was sacked for scratching him but the ad ran for years. At the age of 5 he had a  of small part in “Spooks-Code 9”  followed by “Heartbeat” where he happily did his own “stunts” over and over again…

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Emmerdale – Huey Quinn “Kyle”

Gorgeous Huey originally played the part of Cain’s son “Kyle” as a baby, returning to the role in 2013 along with grandmother “Joanie” played by Denise Black. Following Joanie’s death in 2017 Kyle is now under the care of the Dingles.

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To Walk Invisible – BBC

Scala’s Troy Tipple and Talia Barnett play Young Branwell and Young Emily Bronte in this lavish new feature length period drama about the lives of the Bronte sisters. Written and Directed by award winning Sally Wainwright (Happy Valley, Last Tango in Halifax). The Drama was filmed in Yorkshire.     

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Downton Abbey

We’re thrilled that two Scalakids were cast before this wonderful series finally reached the end last Christmas. Lucas Culff and Erin Surtees played curious village school children in what will be the last ever series of the popular period drama. Both kids and chaperones were delighted to film on this iconic production and its fabulous…

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Beowulf – Return to the Shieldlands

Scalakid George Kent played “Young Slean” in this epic fantasy drama on ITV. George’s black belt in martial arts was very useful during the fight scenes between his character and the young Beowulf.  

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The Moorside – BBC

11 year old William Hunt plays “Peter Bushby” – the son of Julie Bushby (played by “Cilla” and “The C Word” actress  Sheridan Smith ) in this gritty TV drama about the women who rallied round when schoolgirl Shannon Matthews went missing from her home on a Dewsbury estate.

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