About Us

Cecily WareFounder, Cecily Ware, started her career in film and television at 20th Century Fox in LA during Hollywood's Golden Age. On her return to the UK, she moved into agenting at London Management and, subsequently, set up on her own and, thus, Cecily Ware Literary Agents was created in 1971. Cecily passed away in 2012.

Gilly SchusterCecily's daughter, Gilly Schuster, joined Cecily in the 1980's. Together, they created the boutique agency we have today, specifically looking after television and radio writers and producers. Sadly, Gilly passed away in 2017 after a short illness.

The Agency is now run by Warren Sherman, ably assisted by Carol Reyes. Warren and Carol both joined Cecily Ware Literary Agents in the 1990's and continue to run the agency in the tradition Cecily and Gilly created, offering a personal service to clients.

Member of the Personal Managers’ Association.

Associate Member of the Writers’ Guild of Great Britain.