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Ryder Management are a fresh, proactive agency with traditional values.  Above all else we always aim to be approachable, reliable and positive!


Based in Cardiff and London, we aim to support and nurture new talent, as well as represent an exclusive list of experienced actors.


Ryder Management pride themselves on having personal relationships with every client, and we understand the importance of a ‘teamwork’ philosophy;

to be able to work towards a career plan that has been mutually agreed by both client and agent.


Headed by Craig Ryder, who has over 20 years' experience as an actor, director, writer and producer, and with credits spanning through TV, Film and West End Theatre,

Craig's knowledge of the industry will help guide his clients to fulfil their career goals.


Ryder Management represents a small and select client list, to ensure a personal level of representation.

Agency Founder - Craig Ryder

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Craig has a wealth of experience across TV, Film and Theatre, in both English and Welsh language.


Having trained as a performer at The Liverpool Institute for the Performing Arts (LIPA), Craig went on to perform in many West End productions  such as

'Bat Out of Hell', ‘We Will Rock You’ and the original West End cast of ‘Priscilla Queen of the Desert.’ Craig has performed all over the world in musicals, plays and onboard Cruise ships.


Alongside theatre, Craig has also worked extensively in Film, Television, and Radio. Credits including 'Dragons of Camelot' 'Pobol Y Cwm', 'Caerdydd' and 'Paradise Hotel'.


As a writer he has had his work produced in the West End, and has optioned his work to Michael Eisner's Vuguru studio in Los Angeles.


Craig believes that it is his experience of the industry, alongside his knowledge and passion for the arts, that will drive Ryder Management forward.

His advice - "Simply, be nice and try to stay positive. People want to work with nice , positive people."


Agent - Ian Spencer

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Ian has over twenty years experience in the industry. He has toured the UK and the rest of the world in theatre productions including Grease, Little Shop of Horrors, and They`re Playing Our Song.  He has also been resident in San Diego, Tampa Bay, Myrtle Beach and Branson performing in Spirit of The Dance and Spirit of Broadway.


Ian has also enjoyed many years at sea, working on several cruise ships for P & O cruises including Azura, Ventura, Arcadia and Aurora.


Together with Craig, he believes that Ryder Management is the next exciting step in his career. His advice - "Keep going, no matter what."