Current work

At the moment I have two shows running; Hamnet at the Garrick Theatre London and Box of Delights at the RST Stratford upon Avon. My exhibition 'Living with Death' at the Humboldt in Berlin (in collaboration with Alan Farlie ) has just closed. Next … [Read more...]

Michael Boyd

The director Michael Boyd has died from cancer last week. I wanted to write something as ours has been a working relationship and friendship that has spanned over 30 years and together we have worked on 48 productions and built a couple of theatres … [Read more...]

World Theatre Day

Apt day to try get back up to date with this website. Pre-pandemic I was fairly dutiful about posting show details and progress, but some how in the fallout of the last three years that kind of personal post has felt indulgent in a world where so … [Read more...]

Associate call out

I am looking for a Coventry or West Midlands based designer to work along side me on a major project for the Coventry City of Culture 21/RSC entitled ‘Faith’. Are you interested in helping with both costume and hands on installation work across the … [Read more...]

Future Forest

I realise that in all the frantic activity of last year and then the crisis of this I have neglected to write about this , the one project I have that you could actually go and see now !! For a long time I have been talking to the wonderful artist … [Read more...]

Missing Live Theatre

Together with fellow members of SceneChange, a community of stage designers that have gathered together to take action during these 'strange times' I have helped to create some of the installations that have covered over 100 buildings across the … [Read more...]

The future by design

In this time of crisis the design community are looking for ways to respond to the immediate problems and also see how we can be part of the transformation that will see theatres being reopened with an inevitable shift in audience numbers, … [Read more...]

To stream or not to stream ?

We are now in an age of content streaming, forced on us by the lockdown of theatres and an understandable response from managements to keep the appetite for theatre, celebration of our skills, debate around shows going and damn it just being busy … [Read more...]


It is not often that I read a script and am gripped and surprised by the unfolding narrative but Al Blyth's play at Hampstead Theatre is a real page turner. The main challenge for the design was how to allow the story of GCHQ surveillance and the … [Read more...]

Curiouser and Curiouser

Some light at the end of the rabbit hole. My collaboration on the Alice exhibition at the V and A with Alan Farlie, Northover brown, ZNA , Gareth Fry and Luke Hall Studio is still going strong through the medium of Zoom. Although potentially delayed … [Read more...]