Studied at Oxford University and the Motley theatre design course. He designed the opening ceremony of the 2012 Paralympic Games. An associate artist of the RSC; has designed numerous productions including Hamlet, King Lear and Shipwrecked season.
Theatre: Bat Out of Hell (West End/ Germany/US Tour); The Grinning Man (West End/Bristol Old Vic); The James Plays (NT/ NTS/World tour); KURSK (Young Vic/ Sydney); Ghost Stories (West End/ Toronto/Moscow); Lord of the Flies (Regent’s Park); MAMETZ (National Theatre of Wales – winner Best Design UK and Welsh Theatre awards); You for me for you (Royal Court); I am Yusuf (Palestine/Young Vic)
Dance: The Nutcracker (Norwegian National Ballet); Hansel and Gretel (Royal Opera House); Scribblings (Rambert); Blood Wedding (Finnish National Ballet); In Media Res (NDT); Lest We Forget (ENB)
Opera: Cendrillon (Glyndebourne); Agrippina (Grange Park); The Knot Garden (Vienna); The Lighthouse (Montepulciano)
You for Me for You
It is impossible not to be interested and absorb a political and social context in designing even a commercial musical. I try to find the reasoning for staging anything in terms of a contemporary climate, culture and understanding with the idea that it might touch and speak to the audience.”