Boudica at the Globe

This production directed by Eleanor Rhodes,is the last programmed by Emma Rice in her tenure as Artistic Director and as such will be the last in a while to use the full range of emotional and atmospheric possibilities  available with electric … [Read more...]

Poppies 17

We are nearing the end of another frantic year with the poppies sculptures, having completed 5 of the 6 installations planned for this year.There has been a great variety of locations and stories. The Wave looked magnificent at the end of … [Read more...]

Rhinoceros

A joyous collaboration with Dot theatre from Istanbul and director Murat Dultaban with the Lyceum theatre for the Edinburgh International Festival. In keeping with the absurdist nature of the piece, Murat encouraged me to push the design to an almost … [Read more...]

Convert to Coward

I never imagined I would end up doing a Noel Coward play, I guess my natural style isn't what directors normally think of when contemplating a Coward piece! But thankfully Dominic Hill , with whom I normally collaborate on more miserable fare such as … [Read more...]

Hedda

A bit late in the day writing about this production in my slightly mental year, but this was the second in the double bill at Northern Stage celebrating strong female protagonists. After Frankenstein, also adapted by Selma Dimitrijevic, Hedda was an … [Read more...]

Frankenstein

A challenge to work on a new version of this Mary Shelly classic adapted by Selma Dimitrijevic , especially when it is paired with a reworking of Hedda Gabler. Northern Stage, under the direction of Lorne Campbell have asked me to create a single … [Read more...]

Onegin film

http://bbc.in/2fFVof0 only a month left to catch this recording of last years Garsington success … [Read more...]

Studies in Blood

In tec for 7 acts of Mercy at RSC these photos of a blood drop have captured a Baconesque abstraction due to the slow shutter speed. … [Read more...]

7 Acts of Mercy RSC

Bold, hard-hitting and political this new play by Anders Lustgarten, directed by Erica Whyman, fuses Caravaggio painting the canvas which inspired the title with contemporary Liverpool and a family drama of a dying ex docker teaching his grandson … [Read more...]

Curtain Up Back Up

This exhibition which celebrates the best of international theatrical collaboration between New York and London, which opened earlier this year at the V and A has now transferred to the New York Library of the Performing Arts at the Lincoln Center. A … [Read more...]