Your first step is to obtain photos or head shots. In the entertainment business, appearance is practically everything. Lasting impressions come from that first glance. You must obtain the best head shots possible! Your head shots is your business card.
Please remember that casting directors will only glance at your picture once, so you have only have one chance to capture their interest. Professional photos are expensive, but you will not get very far without them. You can spend between £150 to £350. Sometimes photographers are well-connected and may give you a great chance to find a local agent or manager.