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Scenic Designer


Recent designs include The Book of Dust – La Belle Sauvage, Straight Line Crazy, Alys, Always, My Name is Lucy Barton, and Allelujah! (Bridge Theatre); The Inheritance (Young Vic, West End, Broadway); An American in Paris (Broadway/London/Paris/Tony Award/Olivier Award); The Audience, Skylight (West End/Broadway); Once (London, Broadway & U.S. Tour – Tony Award). He has designed numerous productions for the National Theatre, including: The History Boys (Broadway), Pinocchio, Travelling Light, Collaborators, The Habit of Art, Phèdre, and Fram (which he also co-directed with Tony Harrison), His Girl Friday, and Mourning Becomes Electra, plus more than twenty-five productions for the RSC, including: Les Liaisons Dangereuses and The Plantagenets (Olivier Award). For opera and ballet his designs include: Like Water for Chocolate, Strapless, The Winter’s Tale, Pavane, Anastasia, The Knot Garden, La traviata, and Alice in Wonderland (Royal Opera House); Don Carlos (Metropolitan Opera); The Cunning Little Vixen (Théâtre du Châtelet). He received The Royal Designer for Industry Award and the Robert L.B. Tobin Award for Lifetime Achievement in Theatrical Design.