The A Word

Cast Members

Max VentoPlays Joe Hughes


Maximus Oliver Vento (6 years old, from Leeds) is represented by WYSPA Castings. He started dancing and performing at the age of 3. It soon became clear that Max had a special gift for acting and singing, appearing in his first commercial at age 4. He then went on to appear in a short film before auditioning with the BBC for the role of Joe. Max attends weekly dance and drama classes at the West Yorkshire School of Performing Arts (WYSPA).

Max is like every other little boy his age who loves playing games on his Wii and spending time with his family and friends.