Curtis Brown is one of the world’s leading literary and talent agencies, representing authors, playwrights, film and television writers and directors, theatre directors and designers, television and radio presenters and actors. It has strategic alliances with agencies all over the world.
In addition to its highly successful books, actors, presenters, theatre and television departments, the company has a film production arm (CUBA Pictures), runs an innovative series of creative writing courses (Curtis Brown Creative) and an industry leading translation rights department.
Besides a client list that embraces the full range of today’s bestsellers and the foremost creatives in each of the media sectors in which it operates, the agency was instrumental in establishing the reputations of many British and American writers, including Daphne du Maurier, John Steinbeck, William Faulkner, Norman Mailer, C P Snow, Angus Wilson, Lawrence Durrell, Gerald Durrell, Kingsley Amis and Isaiah Berlin.
Its association with Winston Churchill began in the 1930s for both his written work and his international speaking tours, and today the company represents many of the Churchill family’s intellectual property assets, from personal copyrights to branding and image rights. It works closely with the Sir Winston Churchill Archive Trust in projects relating to the digital publication of Sir Winston’s papers, and maintains a dynamic range of relationships with print and digital publishers around the world and with key brand partners.