Ellie Jones






Ellie has combined theatre-based work with a wide range of critically acclaimed site-specific productions. These include ‘THE NEW WORLD ORDER’ - based on some of Pinter’s short plays – at the Brighton Festival and at the Barbican Bite Festival,  ‘THE ERPINGHAM CAMP’ by Joe Orton on Brighton Pier (both of these for Hydrocracker Theatre Company), AS YOU LIKE IT at Arundel Festival and ‘A CHRISTMAS CAROL’, under the arches at Southwark Playhouse where she was Artistic Director from 2007-2010.

She was also Associate Director at Sheffield during Samuel West’s reign where she first directed Finn Kennedy’s ‘HOW TO DISAPPEAR COMPLETELY AND NEVER BE FOUND’, later revived at Southwark Playhouse to great critical acclaim. She also directed through Sheffield a tour of ‘THE ELEPHANT MAN’.

Other productions include: MACBETH (RSC), ‘ONCE WE WERE MOTHERS’ by Lisa Evans, STRANGE ORCHESTRA by Rodney Ackland and MAN OF LETTERS by Tim Firth (all Orange Tree Theatre, Richmond), ‘DAISY PULLS IT OFF (Sherman, Cardiff), GOD OF CARNAGE (National tour), TANZI LIBRE (Southwark Playhouse) ‘ROMEO & JULIET’, ‘THE TEMPEST’ and ‘THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST’ (New Wolsey, Ipswich) , ‘THE BFG’ (Derby Live) and Torben Bett's INVINCIBLE which transferred from the Orange Tree to St. James' Theatre.

She has just directed the tour of ART starring Nigel Havers, Denis Lawson and Steven Tompkinson which opened at Cambridge to fantastic reviews.