Documentary Jobs for Extras & Background Artists in the UK

This page is designed to compile acting jobs for extras wanting to appear in documentaries or dramatisations of real life events.

If you are a sup...
This page is designed to compile acting jobs for extras wanting to appear in documentaries or dramatisations of real life events.

If you are a supporting artist looking to work as an extra or background artist then this page has the walk-on parts you're looking for.

The location filter below can be used to find jobs near you, regardless of which corner of the UK you live in, be that London, Manchester, Birmingham, Glasgow, Cardiff, or Belfast. The Mandy Network works across the entire industry and entire country, so if there are opportunities available near you then you'll find them here.

Documentaries are usually in the following formats:
1) Film
2) TV
3) Online videos

You can use the gender filter below to select the designation of the character being recruited for. You can also refine the search by selecting the age bracket for the role. These filters work even better once you have signed up for an account as these options will be more tailored to you.

The great benefit of paid extra's work is that it is usually part time and freelance, so you can fit it around other work or commitments.

Mandy Talent UK (previously known as Total Talent) is the go to place for finding paid work as we vet each role manually to ensure our members only see the best jobs.

Sign up now for a Mandy account and get a free 30 day trial. With this you can search for and apply for any acting audition that appears on the site.

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