Louise Ashcroft


Stage and Screen


Plays singer actor, and actor musician roles. I'm often cast as mother figures or malevolent matriarchs.

Credits include:
  • The Bill for ITV
  • Into the Woods -
    Paul Kerryson
  • Little Miss Jocelyn for BBC.


Mezzo Soprano

Opera, Recital, Performance Art. My music work pushes boundaries, crosses genres and gets passionate about new music and multi-disciplinary practices.

Credits include:
  • RLPO Ensemble 10/10
  • Huddersfield Music Festival
  • Radio 3: Hear and Now


Warm, friendly lass

Radio, narration, commercials, corporate voiceovers.
My voice makes instructions and new ideas feel like home.

Credits include:
  • Fujitsu
  • Sony Ericsson
  • Nesta

****One Million Tiny Operas About Britain... was brought to life by mezzo Louise Ashcroft getting into role admirably.
- Glyn Mon Hughes, Daily Post

It was a compelling, hard-hitting production... Romeo and Juliet opened to the outstanding Louise Ashcroft.
- Mike Sadler, BBC Online

What’s Been Happening?

The Measure of Things – A song recital with a plot twist. In development – 2016

Beryl agrees with Darwin, a grain of sand can turn the tide. But her belief takes her far beyond a nice of cup of tea and a hob nob. Through Schubert song and her own insignificance, Beryl stands face to face with her nemesis, muses on the art of pom pom making, and finds a special kind of truth.

Poetry Recital, Poetry Place, Covent Garden, 19.02.16

Rhyme and Reason performed a recital themed around youth and age. From Shakespeare to Plath, the ages of man and the mysteries of time and the universe were reflected on. Time machines weren’t required.

Not just for Christmas 19.12.15, Tristan Bates Theatre, London

Rhyme and Reason and Actors Rechoired took a peek behind the tinsel and mistletoe to explore London, love and Christmas. Songs and poems were shared from Bond to Frankenstein, and Waterloo Bridge to Barclay Square.

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