Louise Ashcroft

WHAT DO I DO?

Stage and Screen

Actor

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.
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Music

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
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Voiceover

Warm, friendly lass

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

Credits include:
  • Fujitsu
  • Sony Ericsson
  • Nesta
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****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?

Extraordinary: A Celebration of George Butterworth, Kingshead Theatre, London 7 – 8 August 2016

Experience the life and music of George Butterworth in a beautiful mixed media piece where song, dance and poetry meet. Richard Court, Baritone; Mark Padmore, Accompanist; Duncan MacFarland, Concept and Director. You’ll also hear me narrating…

The Measure of Things – A song recital with a plot twist. In development – 2017

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.

Age & Youth, Poetry Place, Covent Garden, 19.02.16

A poetry recital presented by the Poetry Repertory Company, Rhyme and Reason, exploring the ages of man and the mysteries of time and the universe.

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