• Postcard from Dhaka

      March 18, 2020

    Wanted to share the first pictures from Dhaka, Bangladesh of a design I’m doing for Akram Khan. He has choreographed a short piece for the opening of a year of celebrations of the centenary of the birth of the spiritual founder of the nation, Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. No exaggeration to say that he is revered by the Bangladeshi peopl […]

  • Oi Frog nominated for Olivier!

      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 & […]

  • First images of God’s Dice

      October 28, 2019

    I’m pleased to show the first photographs of GOD’S DICE at the Soho Theatre, David Baddiel’s debut play about religion and particle physics, and my latest lighting design on the stage. Alan Davies plays university lecturer Henry Brook, who has always been comfortable with his lack of religious belief until student Edie […]

  • New design: Darbar Festival 2019

      September 10, 2019

    Pleased to announce I’ll be back at Sadler’s Wells Theatre this November, lighting Darbar Festival 2019. One of the highlights last year for me, this annual festival of Indian dance was my introduction to lighting the art form and uses an installation of 441 pendant light bulbs creating scenography, in concert with the choreog […]

  • Really glad to announce I’ll be reuniting with Pins & Needles Productions, Luke Bateman and Richy Hughes to bring the popular Oi Frog picture books to the stage this Autumn. Using stories from the four books so far, OI FROG & FRIENDS will be produced by Kenny Wax Family Entertainment, and it reunites the team behind Mr Po […]

  • Tech Week in Glasgow

      July 18, 2019

    Just a quick photo from tech week here at the Theatre Royal, Glasgow.
    Traditionally the home of Scottish Opera, it’s a wonderful and historic building to make a piece infused with the feel of backstage theatre. And front-of-house they’ve had a great refurbishment, and it’s as modern and stylish as any theatre or opera […]

  • 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!

      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

      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

      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 […]

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