London-based United Agents has announced two newcomers to the agency: agent Sean Gascoine and his associate agent Hania Elkington.

Gascoine is a 15-year veteran of Lou Coulson Associates.

His clients are writers, actors and directors. He brings to United clients including: Hallam Foe director David Mackenzie,writer/actor Sanjeev Bhaskar, playwright Kwame Kwei Armah, Dummy director Matthew Thompson and writer Michael Mueller, London To Brighton writer/director Paul Andrew Williams,and writer Jayson Rothwell.

Sean was at Lou Coulson for 15 years over which time he built up an enviable client list of writing, acting and directing talent who come with him to United Agents including:

Gascoine said: 'I've long respected and admired the agents at United and I am thrilled to be working with them at such an exciting point in the company's development, I look forward to playing a part in helping the business grow even further.'

St John Donald, managing director of United Agents, added: 'We are delighted that Sean has decided to join us. He has a terrific list of writers and film-makers and his extensive experience in working closely with actors makes him an ideal addition to the company.'