Testimonials

"Perfect location for anyone travelling into London for a casting or a workshop. We have been using the venue for four and a half years and it has contributed to the rise in numbers of participants. The staff are super amazing and friendly. You'll be hard pushed to find another purpose built venue that has the energy and resources that this place has to offer!"

Paul David-Gough, Founder of Totally Lit! / 13th March 2018

"Use these guys for TV commercial wardrobe fittings - Fantastic!"

Luke Tilbury, Production Manager, Biscuit Films / 06th March, 2018

"Old Diorama Arts Centre is without doubt the most helpful and encouraging space that we've worked with at Casting Workshops. The staff are knowledgeable, friendly and efficient and the entire building is run with a real sense of community that reflects the spirit of the arts sector. The spaces are clean, bright and tailor to our many varying needs."

Emily Chase, Founder of Casting Workshops / 24th February 2018

"Fantastic space! Thanks to Jacob for your amazing room. Miranda is a genius. I will use this space above any other in London!"

Oscar Pearce, Director, Arcola Theatre / 12th February 2018

"Diorama Arts Centre is a unique, new-fashioned and stress releasing place to work. The people who are responsible for it are always providing the best and give their best to always makes us feel at home."

Konstantinos Kavakiotis, Founder of Drama Classes London / 12th March, 2018

"You are life savers!"

Gary Diomandes, Ph.D. London Program Director, Saint Mary's University of Minnesota / 07th August 2018

"Old Diorama is the heart & soul of Regent's Place; an outstanding welcome by the team there and a wonderful buzz of activity by other centre users. Our week was a joy… because of the perfect venue"

Bee Farrell, Anthropologists Of Eating / 07th June 2018

"It's a fantastic space and the team do a great job at making it friendly, welcoming and supportive. It was a real- and much appreciated- change from the types of spaces that the shows, which I've assisted on up until now, have used. I hope I'll be able to come back again with a show soon!"

Ben Anderson, Producer at Kings Head Theatre / 05th June 2018

"I just wanted to say a quick thank you for your help in organizing our room for our Cbeebies writers workshop last week. You were a huge help with all of my random questions both before and during the sessions and everyone really enjoyed being there, so thank you from me."

Andrew Snowdon, Production Co-coordinator for Go Jetters (CBBC) / 5th February 2018

"I had a brilliant experience working in your rooms!"

Rowena Woolford, Production Coordinator at Emporium Productions / 18th January 2018

"It's always a pleasure working at Old Diorama, the team run an extremely efficient, professional and cheerful operation and make us feel very looked after. Nothing is ever a problem and they always seem to have what we need, even last-minute additions. This makes my whole day so much better!"

Francesca EllisCreative ManagerShakespeare Schools Foundation17th January 2018

"Everything has been grand, as it always is, the team are always extremely helpful and quick"

Kai Simmons, Office Manager at Scene & Heard Children's' Theatre of Somers town / 17th November 2017

"The children took our rehearsals more seriously from being there and it gave them much more space then what we are used to. Thank you again"

Mariam Hassan, Community Initiative Co-coordinator at Bengali Workers' Association / 02nd November 2017

"We're very pleased to be continuing our bookings with you, and you're all such a pleasure to work with"

Lauren Chaplin, Head of Programming at City Academy (clients for over 5 years to date) / 16th October 2017

"I love working in the spaces at Old Diorama there and everyone on the desk is just brilliant"

Yvonne Morley, Vocal Coach and Acting Trainer / 15th September 2017

"The spaces at the Old Diorama are great, the staff are really helpful and it's in a great location. They're very supportive of small theatre companies like us who are working to a tight budget. My first choice when booking rehearsal space."

Emma Keele, Founder of Reduced Circumstances / 10th September, 2017

"We LOVED your facility, and your staff was fantastic!"

Nicole Kiss, Assistant to Crystal Carson & Reduced Circumstances / 08th June 2017

"It was also a revelation to find the Old Diorama Arts Centre… having those facilities on our doorstep was a real surprise. Thank you so much for organizing and facilitating, it was the most fun I've had at lunchtime since I've worked here!"

Jackie, participant of Regent's Place free Learn-To-Knit class / February 2017

"It was a great space thanks and the day went really well. Thanks to everyone and hope to back again some time soon!"

Alan de Pellette, Aficionado Films Ltd / 14th February 2017

"Old Diorama were absolutely lovely, the staff were so friendly & helpful and they managed our casting with ease. The space was perfect, large, warm and bright and we were able to cast and film without worrying about lighting or sound bleed from other rooms. The whole atmosphere is friendly and welcoming and we would definitely book here again!"

Carleen Beadle, Production Manager at Colour TV London / October 20th 2016

"We had such an excellent time at The Old Diorama Arts Studios. The facilities are super and easily accessible and there's plenty of food options literally around the corner. But without question the thing that stands out most is how incredibly helpful and friendly everyone was. We're excited to return the next time we come to London."

Tim Aumiller, Director of casting and training at blue man productions NYC / 8th September 2016

"The cast have thoroughly enjoyed themselves in the spaces, you have all been so accommodating!"

Liz Daramola, Executive Director Wallflower Theatre Company / 02nd September 2016

"We're back tomorrow from a really fun and successful Edinburgh run! We got some lovely reviews and great audience responses - really pleased. Thanks again for all your support - it couldn't have happened without you"

Afsaneh Gray, Director Paper Tiger Theatre Company / 30th August 2016

"The friendliest loveliest people work here. Very welcoming and a great hub of creative activity"

Hester Kent, Actor & DAS visitor / 21st April 2016

"Old Diorama is a perfect venue! We used it for some auditions and the staff was very accommodating and helpful! The space was in brilliant condition and everything ran smoothly!"

Alex James Ellison, Casting Assistant for West End Calling / 11th April 2016

"Excellent space and facilities for presentations… & the all-important networking…. five-minute walk from Warren Street tube, so easy to get to. Friendly and helpful staff on hand"

Jim Spring, Presenter & studio-user / 04th April 2016

"Without the Old Diorama we just wouldn't be able to run the operation - simple as"

Joseph Bassary, Project participator for Clothing The Homeless / 19th February 2016

"Old Diorama Arts have been fantastic in supporting us and our work, we view them as important partners… they have always showed us their support, such as attending our community events"

Dave Wong, Youth Participation Manager for Fitzrovia Youth in Action / 10th February 2016

"We thoroughly enjoyed our experience at Old Diorama … the team were extremely accommodating and wonderful - we had incredible feedback from our guests"

Zoe Bennett, Festival Assistant for Shakespeare Schools Festival / 07th September 2015