Nina Gold reveals the secrets of her job, how she tackles diversity, and her joy at the success of John Boyega and Daisy Ridley
Game of Thrones fans are hoping to find out on Monday whether Jon Snow is really dead. Nina Gold, keeper of some of the most valuable secrets in showbusiness, already knows.
The casting director on Game of Thrones, Star Wars and Wolf Hall, Gold is the unseen force behind a string of hit TV shows and films.
Casting directors are among the most powerful figures in TV and film, able to make or break careers, but their world remains a secretive one (albeit not quite as closed as the Faith Militant).
Everyone knows what directors do, most people know what producers do, but how casting directors operate is a little more opaque.
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