Loveday Ingram has directed plays in the West End, for the RSC, regionally throughout the Uk and on international stages, many of which have received critical acclaim, nominations and awards. She is also an experienced dramaturge and adapter.


The Rover

The Rover

'Loveday Ingram's glorious revival'
Financial Times

The Royal Shakespeare Company The Swan Theatre
The Rover by Aphra Behn  - in a new adaptation by Loveday Ingram

Directed by Loveday Ingram, Designed by Lez Brotherston, Choreography by Nichola Trehearne, Lighting by Tim Lutkin, music by Grant Olding, sound by Fergus O’Hare.

Winner: UK Theatre Awards Best Actor Joseph Millson

'A mischievous spectacle'
Financial Times

'Ripe with wit and audacity...'

'This staging by Loveday Ingram burns bright'



'You might die laughing'
The Guardian

Liverpool Playhouse and Ambassadors Theatre Group and National Theatre of China

Baskerville by Ken Ludwig.
Tour of Asia with guest production at the National Theatre of China Beijing and Nanjing.

Director Loveday Ingram. Designed by Simon Daw, Lighting by Tim Lutkin, Movement and commedia consultant Marcello Magni, music by Nathan Klein, sound George Denis, video designer Paddy Molloy.

'Cue thrills, invention – and howls of laughter... you might die laughing'
The Guardian

'An inventive and witty tongue-in-cheek mystery. Brilliantly inventive and hugely funny.'
The Stage

'A howling success'
The Merseysider

'Ingenious... brilliant'
Liverpool Post

Northern Soul

This Time It's Forever

This Time It's Forever

'Painfully beautiful song and important video.'

This Time It's Forever for Women's Aid. Composed and performed by Ian Bartholomew, Music video written and directed by Loveday Ingram.

Represented Women's Aid Internationally for International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women 2020.

Music producer James F Reynolds, Film produced by 3 Wise Monkey’s and Loveday Ingram, Director of Photography Max Williams, Edited by Daz Stokes.

'The impact this song and video will have will be a powerful legacy. It’s heart-breaking.'

'Hard hitting and beautiful at the same time.. Let's hope this helps many women to leave.'

'This is so moving. Thank you so much.'

My One and Only

My One and Only

'This musical extravaganza is so hot the audience needs cooling down.'
The Telegraph

Chichester Festival Theatre and Ambassador Theatre Group Piccadilly Theatre West End London

My One and Only by George and Ira Gershwin with book by Peter Stone.
4 Olivier Theatre Awards Nominations
TMA Best Musical Nomination

Directed by Loveday Ingram, Designed by Lez Brotherston, choreography Craig Revel-Horwood, lighting Chris Davey, sound John Owens, musical director Gareth Valentine.

'Lavish and spectacular'
The Evening Standard

'Pure elegance and passion.'
The Guardian

Pal Joey

Pal Joey

Nominated TMA Best Musical

Chichester Festival Theatre Minerva and Transfer to Main House

Pal Joey by Rodgers and Hart.
Choreography by Craig Revel Horwood.
Design Peter Mackintosh

'Superbly staged and highly sexed'
Chichester Post

'Charming, witty and character driven'
Chichester Observer


'Highly charged and beautifully staged'

The Times



'Chilling and mesmerising'
The Stage

Shrewsbury Theatre Severn

Macbeth by William Shakespeare. Adapted and directed by Loveday Ingram.
Designed by Adam Wiltshire, lighting design Charlie Morgan Jones, sound design Sarah Weltman, composer Patrick Larley, fight director Justin Pearson.
A SELL OUT experimental Arts Council funded production that brought together professional and amateur actors. The Walker Studio theatre was reconfigured into a sparse in-the-round production.

'Clever and disturbing'

'Pure magic'

'The dark, gritty atmosphere is terrific'

'A production that destabilises, chills and draws you in with breath taking results.'


'I have never been so spellbound by a Shakespeare play. Stunning'

This sell-out production was the first in-house production at Theatre Severn
and an experimental piece with a mix of professional and amateur actors

The Blue Room

The Blue Room

'Ingram’s superb revival is unmissable'
The Express

Chichester Festival Theatre and West End Transfer to The Haymarket Theatre Royal

The Blue Room by David Hare.
Directed by Loveday Ingram, designed by Colin Falconer, lighting by Sam Gibbons, sound by Steve McEvoy, music composed by Martin Lowe and produced by Nick Gilpin, movement by Mike Ashcroft.

Daily Express top 10 choice productions of the year.

'One of the many joys of the production is watching the actors as they slide between ages, character and situation, with impeccable timing and skill.'
The Times

'Ingram’s superb revival is unmissable. Hare’s couple glide effortlessly between roles as the atmosphere crackles with sexuality. Wonderful.'
Daily Express

Julius Caesar

Julius Caesar

'In Loveday Ingram’s swaggering production, Caesar bids to 'make Rome great again', then poses for selfies at a rock festival'

Storyhouse Chester - Opening Season of Theatre and Grosvenor Open Air Theatre

Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare. Adapted and Directed by Loveday Ingram.
Designed by Jess Curtis, lighting designed by Tim Lutkin, music by Tayo Akinbode, sound Ben Harrison and James.

'Shakespeare given gravitas and social relevance that grabs its audience and doesn’t let go.'

'Delivered with clarity and conviction… brave and chilling'

The Guardian

'In Loveday Ingram’s swaggering production, Caesar bids to 'make Rome great again', then poses for selfies at a rock festival'

'Delivered with clarity and conviction... brave and chilling'



'Exquisitely done.'
The Guardian

The Gate Theatre Dublin and The Barbican London, The Beckett Centenary Festival

Rockaby by Samuel Beckett with Sian Phillips.
Directed by Loveday Ingram, designed by Eileen Diss, lighting Davy Cunningham, costume Leonre McDonagh.

'Perfection of form and fineness of detail'

'Everything is perfectly synchronized: the rocking movements, the incantatory recorded phrases, the fading light at the end of each section'

'Heartbreaking… mesmeric..'
The Irish Times

Bedroom Farce

Bedroom Farce

'Bedroom Farce is a masterclass in comedy at its finest.'
The Telegraph

Aldwych Theatre

Bedroom Farce by Alan Ayckbourn with Richard Briers and June Whitfield.
Directed by Loveday Ingram, Designed by Lez Brotherston, Lighting by Paul Byant, Music by Paul Englishby, sound by John Owens.

'A riproaring comedy'
Reviews gate

'Loveday Ingram's revival builds up a tremendous head of comic steam... a fine revival'
The Guardian

'The antics brought the house down... a huge hit'
London Review



'This is a brilliant firework of a play and production'

Chichester Festival Minerva Theatre

Hysteria by Terry Johnson with Ian Bartholomew, Guy Henry, Clive Swift and Alison McKenna.
Directed by Loveday Ingram, Designed by Colin Faulkner, Music by Martin Lowe, Lighting by Nigel Holland Howard.

'A delight of comic timing... Ingram's production is both scrupulous and fluid'
Financial Times

'What this revival of Hysteria shows is that it is possible to have fun in the theatre and at the same time be intellectually stimulating and emotionally touching'
The Guardian

Theatre Director, Writer & Adapter

Loveday Ingram