Loveday Ingram


Loveday Ingram has directed many shows in the West End, including at The Noel Coward Theatre, The Piccadilly Theatre and The Theatre Royal Haymarket. She has directed for for the Royal Shakespeare Company, The Barbican, Chichester Festival Theatre, the Linbury Studio at Royal Opera House and in many major producing houses across the UK, including Liverpool Playhouse, Bath Theatre Royal, Nottingham Playhouse as well as The Gate and Project Theatres in Dublin. She was Associate Director at Chichester Festival Theatre. Her shows have had 4 Olivier Award nominations and won Irish Times Awards, a UK Theatre Awards and been nominated for TMA Awards. She is also an experienced dramaturge and adapter.

She has produced, written and directed a short film with which was selected to represent Women’s Aid internationally for the campaign for Elimination of Violence Against Women in 2020.

She was the original Assistant Director on the stage musical Mamma Mia. She has an MA in English Literature and Classics.

In Development

Production Company Notes
Fatal Attraction Ambassador Theatre Company / Smith and Brant Theatricals UK Tour 2022
Dinner with Groucho Bespoke Theatre Company By Frank McGuinness World Premiere Dublin Theatre Festival 2021
Pollen on the Wind Platypus Productions New musical based on the works of Pam Ayers, with music by George Fenton, lyrics by Pam Ayers and book by Sarah Rutherford

Short Films

Production Company Notes
This Time It's Forever 3 Wise Monkeys/Absolute Record Services/Fairwood Music Music video for song by Ian Bartholomew
Writer, Producer and Director
Selected to represent Women's Aid international campaign for the Elimination of Violence Against Women


Production Company Notes
The Plain Dealer National Theatre New Works By Wycherley Workshop
Baskerville National Theatre of China/Ambassador Theatre Group By Ken Ludwig. National Theatre of China and Centre of Performing Arts Nanjing.
Henry V Storyhouse /Grosvenor Open Air Theatre By William Shakespeare with Joseph Millson
Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery Liverpool Playhouse By Ken Ludwig
Julius Ceasar Storyhouse By William Shakespeare. Opening season
Macbeth Theatre Severn
The Rover Royal Shakespeare Company (Swan Theatre) Winner: UK Theatre Awards
Richard III Nottingham Playhouse & Theatre Royal York
Young Hearts Festival Iscoyd Park Artistic Director
These Shining Lives Park Theatre Opening production of the theatre
Outlying Islands Theatre Royal Bath By David Greig
Venue Magazine Critics' Choice
Best Production South West 2006
Hysteria B*Spoke Theatre Company By Terry Johnson
Winner of The Irish Times' Award for Best Design.
Nominated for The Irish Times' Award for Best Actress.
Rockaby Gate Theatre, Dublin/Barbican Beckett Centenary Festival
Boston Marriage B*Spoke Theatre Company By David Mamet
Nominated for The Irish Times' Award for Best Production and Best Actress
When Harry Met Sally Theatre Royal Haymarket/James Tod Productions Screenplay by Nora Ephron, stage adaptation by Marcy Kahan.
Starring Luke Perry & Alyson Hannigan and later Michael Landes & Molly Ringwald
Dead Funny Chichester Festival Theatre - Minerva By Terry Johnson
The Merchant of Venice Royal Shakespeare Company International Tour
Bedroom Farce Albery Theatre/Michael Codron Productions By Alan Ayckbourn
My One and Only Piccadilly Theatre/ATG Nominated for Evening Standard Award 2002.
Nominated for 4 Olivier Awards 2003 and for Barclays Best Musical Award
The Merchant of Venice Royal Shakespeare Company
Three Sisters Chichester Festival Theatre
My One and Only Chichester Festival Theatre Nominated for Barclays Best Musical Award.
Lettice and Lovage Theatre Royal Bath By Peter Shaffer
The Messiah National Theatre of Brent/Bush Theatre
The Blue Room Theatre Royal Haymarket Daily Express Top 10 Choice production of the year
Hysteria Chichester Festival Theatre - Minerva By Terry Johnson
Pal Joey Chichester Festival Theatre Nominated for TMA Best Musical Award
Later transferred from Minerva Theatre to Main House
The Blue Room Chichester Festival Theatre
Insignificance Chichester Festival Theatre - Minerva By Terry Johnson


Production Company Notes
All About Love Linbury Studio, Royal Opera House Special Performance
Vanessa Lyric Hammersmith British premiere of Samuel Barber's opera
Rape of Lucretia BAC

Theatre Director, Writer & Adapter

Loveday Ingram