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  • Oi Frog nominated for Olivier!

    Date
      March 3, 2020

    Lovely surprise today to find that our production of Oi Frog & Friends! has been nominated for Best Family Show in the 2020 Olivier Awards. The ceremony will take place at the Royal Albert Hall in April. Congratulations also to the other nominees.
    Oi Frog & Friends!
    Adapted from the books by Kes Gray & Jim Field
    by Pins & […]

  • Pleased to announce I’ll be lighting David Baddiel’s debut play GOD’S DICE, at the Soho Theatre this Autumn. Featuring Alan Davies in the lead, it promises to be a high profile production and a rare mix of new writing, particle physics and religion. I can’t wait!
    GOD’S DICE by David Baddiel (World Premiere) […]

  • Edge 2019 touring Europe!

    Date
      March 20, 2019

    A quick post to show some photos of my lighting of London Contemporary Dance School’s touring EDGE company, taken by Camilla Greenwell a couple of weeks ago.
    Touring the UK and Europe, EDGE is an MA programme giving 13 dancers from all over the world practical experience of touring in a rep dance company, an important step towards g […]

  • More photos of Zog

    Date
      February 20, 2019

    Most of the photos of my lighting of ZOG by Julia Donaldson are now up on the portfolio page here. But I had a few more than I could show there that I wanted people to see, so thought I’d do this blog post as well.
    I’ve been visiting the Rose Theatre Kingston on tour for six or more years now, and it’s a challenging t […]

  • Penguins in Minneapolis

    Date
      January 17, 2019

    I’ve been back in America this week, lighting Mr Popper’s Penguins at Minneapolis Children’s Theatre. It’s been a great experience, and the Penguins are as well received here as before in New York, Seattle and London. Thanks to Peter C. Brosius and all the staff here who’ve made us so welcome, and used thei […]

  • Just a few quick photos left over from my first design on the main stage at Sadler’s Wells last month. I was lucky enough to work with Akram Khan and Sandeep Virdee and some amazing Indian choreographers on two nights of dance as part of the Darbar Festival 2018. A significant part of the lighting design was using an installation […]

  • Same show, different continent!

    Date
      November 7, 2018

    Great to have the opportunity to work in a new country, as I’m currently in South Korea lighting my first foreign language production of The Play That Goes Wrong. Out here with me Sean Turner, Associate Director of Play in the West End, and looking after the set Jim Paterson Master Carpenter from the Duchess Theatre in the West End […]

  • Award winning Mermaid

    Date
      October 15, 2018

    Overjoyed that the Pins & Needles production of LITTLE MERMAID that I lit last year at The Egg at Theatre Royal Bath, won the “Best Show for Children and Young People” prize at the UK Theatre Awards last night.
    Bea Roberts, Zoe Squire, Emma Earle with Kate Cross, Artistic Director of The Egg were at the event at London&#8 […]

  • Journey’s End

    Date
      June 6, 2018

    Here are some first look photos of the production I’ve been lighting. A modern staging of JOURNEY’S END by R.C.Sherriff in the GBS Theatre at RADA; directed by Prasanna Puwanarajah with set and costume design by James Cotterill. With strong performances by RADA third years, and much great technical work by the second year st […]

  • Lighting for Babies!

    Date
      May 12, 2018

    My first experience lighting a show for babies, as Filskit Theatre’s new show Kaleidoscope is designed for an audience aged 6 to 18 months. Following our visit to The Sussex Baby Lab at The University of Sussex to learn about how sight and colour perception develops in the very young, we ran with that idea and the inspiration of Ka […]

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