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Guy Unsworth

Guy is a freelance theatre director and writer working in the UK and internationally.

He grew up in Southport, Lancashire, and after studying Industrial Economics at the University of Nottingham, trained as a theatre director at the Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts.

 

Guy worked as Assistant and Associate Director on numerous productions in the West End and at the Royal Shakespeare Company. Since then, his freelance career has spanned a wide range of genres, from new musicals to Shakespeare. 

Productions

2019

CINDERELLA

Nottingham Theatre Royal

SNOW WHITE

Opera House, Manchester

YES, PRIME MINISTER

Theatr Clwyd

LEGALLY BLONDE THE MUSICAL

Trinity Laban

2018

SOME MOTHERS DO 'AVE EM

Writer & Director
UK Tour

CINDERELLA

Opera House, Manchester

JULIUS CAESAR

Fort Canning Park, Singapore

OF MICE AND MEN

UK Tour

2017

HAND TO GOD

Singapore Repertory Theatre

MADE IN DAGENHAM

Trinity Laban

MOVING STORIES

Theatre Royal Haymarket, West End & Houses of Parliment

2016

THE FOOD OF LOVE

Royal Festival Hall, Cadogan Hall

AND EVENING WITH BONNIE LANGFORD

London Hippodrome & Richmond Theatre

A WHIRLIGIG OF  TIME

Royal Shakespeare Company

2015

DEATH AND THE MAIDEN

English Theatre Frankfurt

BILLY

Mountview

2014

COOL RIDER

Lyric Theatre & Duchess Theatre, West End

THE COLLECTOR

English Theatre Frankfurt

PREVIOUS PRODUCTIONS

FARRAGUT NORTH

Southwark Playhouse

MARGUERITE

Tabard Theatre

PLAY-IN-A-DAY SERIES

London Bridge Tunnels

SWEET SMELL OF SUCCESS

Arts Ed 
COMPANY

Arts Ed

THE GHOST TRAIN

The Lost Theatre

SOMEONE WHO'LL WATCH OVER ME

Cockpit Theatre

FRESHER THE MUSICAL

Pleasance Theatre and Edinburgh

HUMBLE BOY

Nottingham New Theatre

PROOF

NSDF Finals

METAMORPHOSIS

British American Drama Academy

DISCO PIGS

The Karamel Club

THE BEAR WHO PAINTS

Pleasance, Edinburgh

 

as Associate director

THE 90TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATIONS FOR HER ROYAL MAJESTY THE QUEEN

Windsor Castle

MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING & LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST

Director: Christopher Luscombe
Royal Shakespeare Theatre and West End

SPAMALOT

Director: Christopher Luscombe
West End & UK Tour

TRAVELS WITH MY AUNT

Director: Christopher Luscombe
Menier Chocolate Factory

DANDY DICK
(As Resident)

Director: Christopher Luscombe
UK Tour

MEGAN MULLALLY AND THE SUPREME MUSIC PROGRAM
(Creative Associate)

West End 

Fab mention for @Jessicahhy in @TheStage review of #FacesInTheCrowd @GateTheatre https://t.co/Xnpmqfg6fG

There's only one day left to catch #Snowflake by Mike Bartlett @KilnTheatre with #LightingDesign by the talented… https://t.co/SsNL4uFGJ7

#PressNight is here for @UncleVanyaPlay 🤗🎭 #BreakALeg everyone #LightingDesign by our own @BrunoPoetLights https://t.co/UL541APe1C

"Bunny Christie's wonderful designs, illuminated by Lee Curran, make them look like the background figures in Hogar… https://t.co/KCUanzJd8W