Biography and career
He attended Dauntsey's School in Wiltshire, followed Lancaster University where he studied theatre studies, graduating in 2008. Ings later trained at Bristol Old Vic Theatre School and the National Youth Theatre and has appeared in a number of stage, short films and television programmes. His most notable roles to date are those of Jake in the Channel 4 comedy Pete versus Life and Kelvin in the BBC comedy drama Psychoville. He also starred in Sky 1's comedy The Cafe in November 2011.
He has also appeared as the unscrupulous "Director of Output" Matt Taverner in the BBC2 mockumentary W1A (2014–2015) and as Commander Mike Parker in the Netflix series The Crown (2016–2017). In 2018, he began playing the husband of Alan Cumming's lead character on the CBS police procedural drama television series Instinct.
|2010||The Third One This Week||Short film|
|2010||Funny Money||Dan||Short film|
|2011||The Last Temptation of William Shaw||William Shaw|
|2011||Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides||Guard|
|2011||After Before Sunrise||Peter||Short film|
|2016||Eddie the Eagle||Zach|
|2010–2011||Pete Versus Life||Jake|
|2011||The Cafe||John Streatfield|
|2016–2017||The Crown||Commander Mike Parker|
- The Master and Margarita (Lyric Hammersmith, 2004)
- White Boy (Soho Theatre, 2007)
- Tory Boyz (Soho Theatre, 2008)
- I See Myself As a Bit of an Indiana Jones Figure (Old Red Lion, 2010)
- Frankenstein (National Theatre, 2011) as Victor/Servant 1
- Howl's Moving Castle (Southwark Playhouse, 2011) as Howl
- One Man, Two Guvnors (Theatre Royal Haymarket, from 2 March 2012) as Alan Dangle
- Joanna Robinson (3 October 2014). "What's New on Netflix in November—and What to Watch Before It Disappears". Vanity Fair.
- Royle Family's Ralf Little and Craig Cash make Sky1 sitcom
- Daniel Ings, Kristin McGuire Lead Southwark Playhouse's Howl's Moving Castle
- One Man, Two Guvnors at Theatre Royal Haymarket Archived 8 June 2012 at the Wayback Machine.