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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. His award winning career now spans a wide range of genres, from new musicals to Shakespeare to theatre films.

Awards and Nominations

Broadway World nomination for Best Director of a Play for Farragut North

Broadway World nomination for Best New Production Off West End for Farragut North

MTM UK Award for Best New Musical for Fresher The Musical

Broadway World nomination for Best Off West End Musical for Fresher The Musical​

BroadwayWorld.com Award nomination for Cool Rider

West-End Wilma Award nomination for Best Solo/Cabaret Show for A Night with Bonnie Langford

Great British Pantomime Award nomination for Best Panto for Snow White

OnComm nomination for Digital Theatre for Being Mr Wickham

Broadway World Spain nomination for Best Theatre Event for My Fair Lady

​Three Singapore Life Theatre Award nomination for Julius Caesar

Edinburgh Fringe Arden Award for The Bear Who Paints

Director’s Guild Award For Best New Director for Proof

Stage Electrics Award for Best New Designer for Proof

New Theatre Award for Best Direction for Proof

​Broadway World nomination for Best Director of a New Production of a Play for Stumped

Broadway World nomination for Best New Regional or Touring Production for Stumped

ST Life Theatre Awards, Singapore nomination for  Production of the Year for A Midsummer Night's Dream

​Great British Pantomime Award nomination for Best Director for Cinderella

​Great British Pantomime Award nomination for Best Panto for Cinderella

Winner of two other Pantomime Awards for Cinderella

​Independent Film Awards Semi-finalist for Best British Picture for The System

Lonely Wolf Intl. Festival ​nomination for Best Experimental Film for The System

Latitude Film Awards Silver Award for Best Director for The System

Latitude Film Awards Bronze Award for Best Feature for The System

OnComm Finalist for Digital Theatre Live Recorded for The System

Sensei, Tokyo Film Festival nomination for Best Young Filmmaker for The System

Sensei, Tokyo Film Festival nomination for Best Feature Film for The System

Sensei, Tokyo Film Festival nomination for Best Directing for The System

Sensei, Tokyo Film Festival nomination for Best Original Concept for The System

Hawaii Magma Film Festival nomination for Best Feature Film for The System

Hawaii Magma Film Festival Semi Finalist for Best Directing for The System

Hawaii Magma Film Festival Semi Finalist for Best Young Film Maker for The System

List Of Productions

2024

COOL RIDER | Original Director | London Palladium

BEING MR WICKHAM | Jermyn St Theatre

JOYRIDE | Adaptor & Director | Malmo Opera

2023

BEING MR WICKHAM | 59e59, New York

JACK AND THE BEANSTALK | Manchester Opera House

STUMPED | Hampstead Theatre

MISS SAIGON | Scenekvelder, Oslo

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM | Singapore Reperatory Theatre

2022

PETER PAN | The Opera House, Manchester

STUMPED | Original Theatre Online

SOME MOTHERS DO 'AVE 'EM | Writer & Director | UK Tour

2021

THE SYSTEM |Original Theatre Company

MY FAIR LADY CONCERT | Liceu Opera Barcelona

BRING IT ON | Selladoor, Southbank Centre

BEING MR WICKHAM | Original Theatre Company & UK Tour

2019

CINDERELLA | Nottingham Theatre Royal

SNOW WHITE | Opera House, Manchester

THE FOOD OF LOVE | Royal Festival Hall

YES, PRIME MINISTER | Theatr Clwyd

AN EVENING WITH BONNIE LANGFORD | Richmond Theatre

LEGALLY BLONDE THE MUSICAL | Trinity Laban

2018

SOME MOTHERS DO 'AVE EM | Writer & Director | UK Tour

MOVING STORIES | Houses of Parliment

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

2016

THE FOOD OF LOVE | Cadogan Hall

AN EVENING WITH BONNIE LANGFORD | London Hippodrome

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 | Dir. Christopher Luscombe | Royal Shakespeare Theatre and West End

SPAMALOT | Dir. Christopher Luscombe | West End & UK Tour

TRAVELS WITH MY AUNT | Dir. Christopher Luscombe | Menier Chocolate Factory

DANDY DICK | As Resident | Dir. Christopher Luscombe | UK Tour

MEGAN MULLALLY AND THE SUPREME MUSIC PROGRAM | Creative Associate | West End

AS PRODUCER

70TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATIONS FOR HRH PRINCE CHARLES | Buckingham Palace