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Designs at

the National Theatre, London 

where Mark was head of lighting from 1993-2003 include


Wyndams+Vaudeville West End,/UK tour, Bergen

Skylight (Oliver award- best new play) 

Director Richard Eyre, Des John Gunter


Cottesloe & West Yorkshire Playhouse:

Titus Andronicus, Director Greg Doran;  


The Waiting Room, 

Director Indhu Rubassingham, Des Ruari Murchison 


The Stoneheads,

Director Toby Wilsher, Des Bridget Kimak 

 Masks Toby Wilsher, Russel Dean



Olivier award -Best New musical

Director Julia Mackenzie, Des Peter Mackintosh 

Olivier award: Best New Musical

The Royal Court, London

Free Outgoing,

Dir Indhu Rubasingham, Des Rosa Maggiore


Dir Indhu Rubasingham, Des Simon Higlett

Breathing Corpses 

Dir Anna Macmin/ Designer Paul Wills

Class Enemy  Dir Bill Alexander


In the Blood,

Chichester Festival Theatre

Artistic Associate at the Chichester Festival from 2006-2008

Frankie & Johnny in the Clair de Lune,

Dir Paulette Randall, Des Libby Watson


Collaboration, Taking SIdes, 

Dir Philip Franks,Des Simon Higlett *

Also Duchess Theatre, West End


Hobson’s Choice,

Dir Jonathan Church, Des Simon Higlett

(also touring)

The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby,   

Dirs Jonathan Church & Philip Franks, Des Simon Higlett

(also tour/ Westend/Toronto); 

Office Suite,

Also touring Dir Edward Kemp, Des Simon Higlett

Babes in Arms Dir Martin Connor/ Chor Bill Deamer, des Hugh Durrant


The Lady’s not for Burning

Dir Samuel West,

Guildhall School of Music & Drama

invested as Honorary Fellow 2014 

see also Opera listings

Gone Too Far

Dir Tristan Fynn-Aiduenu, Des Camilla Clarke

Marathon 33.

Dir Rachel Grunwald, Des Nicky Shaw



Dir Martin Connor, Chor: Bill Deamer, Des Mark Bailey


Kiss Me Kate

Dir Martin Connor, Chor Joseph Pitcher,Des Mark Bailey



Dir  Martin Connor, Chor Bill Deamer, Des Tom Rogers


Half a Sixpence,

Dir Martin Connor, Chor Bill Deamer, Des Hugh Durrant

Drama & Musical credits:

London, Westend and International:

Hampstead Theatre

The Fellowship

Dir Paulette Randall,  Des Libby Watson,

Sound Delroy Murray

Kingston Rose

The Caucasian Chalk Circle

Dir Christopher Haydon,  Des Oli Townsend

Movement Lucy Cullingford,, Sound Gareth Fry,

Music Michael Henry

Nominated for Best production

What's on Stage award


Greenwich Theatre

Robin Hood

Dir Matt Aston,  Des Judith Croft

Kuwait, JACC National Theatre

Memoirs of a Sailor, 59 productions

The Orange Tree

Playmas, Dir Paulette Randall,  Des Libby Watson

The Gate, Dublin

The Caretaker,

Director Toby Frow, Des Francis O’Connor

Hackney Empire

Rudy’s Rare Records,

Dir Paulette Randall,  Des Libby Watson

Spoleto Festival, Charleston, USA &

The Gate , Dublin

My Cousin Rachel 

Director Toby Frow, Des Francis O’Connor

Gielgud, West End &

North America/ Canada

Blithe Spirit 

Dir Michael Blakemore, Des Simon Higlett

ATG  tour, Pleasance London/

Pleasance Beyond, Edinburgh Festival

Maurice’s Jubilee  

Dir Hannah Eidinow, Des Christopher Richardson

ROH Linbury, London Mime Festival & Touring the World

Gandini “Smashed”  

Purcell Room, South Bank Centre

The Trial of Dennis the Menace 


Arts Theatre, London/ New York/ Edinburgh Festival

A British Subject      

Dir Hannah Eidinow, Des Christopher Richardson


Trafalgar 2, London

Precious Little Talent  Dir James Dacre,

 Des Lucy Osborne 

 Best Play, London Theatre Festival Awards 2011

The Ivy, London

Heavenly Ivy   Dir Sean Mathias


Wyndams, West End +UK tour

The Witches,

Dir Jonathan Church, Des Simon Higlett

The Gate, London

Tejas Verdes Dir Thea Sharrock, Des Dick Bird


Lyric Theatre,West End UK & Irish Tour, Paris & Cort Theater Broadway; 


Dir Sean Mathias, Set Michael Vale,

Costumes Terry Parsons


Victoria Palace, West End

Sweet Charity,

Dir Chet Walker

Des Terry Parsons

Shaftesbury Theatre, West End

Peggy Sue Got Married,

Dir Kelly Robinson, Des Ruari Murchison


Classic Stage, New York & Sound, London

 Prometheus Bound

Dir James Kerr/ Designer Paul Wills,

nominated for the Drama Desk award for Most Outstanding Lighting (New York)

Peter Hall Company, Old Vic

Snake in the Grass,  

Dir Dominic Dromgoole, Des Es Devlin

Many productions for the National Youth Theatre and Dolphin Theatre Company at the Shaw Theatre, Cockpit, Cochrane, Soho Poly, Roundhouse, and touring across Europe.


Productions earlier in my career at 

Theatre Royal Stratford East,

Gardner Arts Centre, Brighton

ICA, Watford Palace, 


















































Regional productions:

Belgrade Coventry / Pyizzical & National Tour

Bombay Superstar

Dir/Des Samir Bhamra, 

Bath Theatre Royal and national tour

Private Lives

Dir Christopher Luscombe,   Des Simon Higlett

God & Stephen Hawkin

Dir Jonathan Church,   Des Ruari Murchison 

Projection design Jon Driscoll

York Theatre Royal

Sleeping Beauty

Dir Mat Easton & Berwick Kaler ,  

Des Anthony Lamble


Liverpool Everyman

Sweeney Todd

Dir Nick Bagnall ,   Des Michael Vale

Nottingham Playhouse & Touring

Ipswich, Leeds, Birmingham, Sheffield, London 

 Our Country's Good

 Dir Fiona Buffini,  Des Neil Murray    


The Touring Consortium Theatre Co

Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde

Kingston Rose & National Tour

 Dir Kate Saxon,  Des Simon Higlett   

New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich

A Midsummer Night’s Dream, 

Dir Trevor Nunn, Des Libby Watson

Nottingham Playhouse

The Revenger’s Tragedy

 Dir Fiona Buffini,  Des Neil Murray    

The Duchess of Malfi  

Dir Fiona Buffini,  Des Neil Murray


Dir Giles Croft, Des Madeleine Girling

Time and the Conways

 Dir Fiona Buffini,  Des Madeleine Girliing


Nottingham Playhouse & York Theatre Royal

Richard lll

Dir Loveday Ingram, Des Simon Higlett

(Backstage Pass Award for best lighting)



Othello Dir Kathryn Hunter, Des Liz Cooke


The Royal Exchange, Manchester

Edward ii  Dir Toby Frow, Des Ben Stones

Dr Faustus   Dir Toby Frow, Des Ben Stones 

(Manchester Evening News Award for Best Design)

The Miser  Dir Helena Kaut-Howson 

Des Ashley Martin-Davis

Pygmalian Dir Greg Hersov, Des Ashley Martin-Davis


Queens Theatre, Hornchurch

The Silver Gym,

Dir Glen Walford,  Des Amy Yardley


West Yorkshire Playhouse:

Monkey, Dir Dominic Leclerc, Des Liz Cooke, 

The Wizard of Oz , Dir Rachel Kavenaugh,

Des Peter Mackintosh


Gardyne Theatre, Dundee 

Jackie, The Musical

Dir Geinor Styles, 

Choreography Maggie Rawlinson, Des Anthony  Lamble



Hamlet    Dir Rupert Goold


Birmingham Rep

Rudy’s Rare Records

 Dir Paulette Randall,             Des Libby Watson

Uncle Vanya, 

Dir Rachel Kavenaugh, Des Ruari Murchison

The Wizard of OZ 

Dir Rachel Kavenaugh. Des Peter Mackintosh

Neville’s Island 

Dir Paul Raffield, Des SImon Higlett

The Norman Conquests, 

Dir JonathanChurch, Des Simon Higlett

The Witches,

Dir Jonathan Church, Des Simon Higlett

The Crucible,

Dir Jonathan Church, Des Simon Higlett

The Life of Galileo,

Dir Jonathan Church, Des Ruari Murchison


Dir Bill Alexander, Des Ruari Murchiison 

Bristol Old Vic

Les Liaisons Dangereuses 

Dir Samuel West, Des Tom Piper. 


Sheffield Crucible

The Clean House  

Dir Samuel West, Des Ashley Martin-Davis


Dir/Choreographer Dominic Leclerc, Des Liz Cooke


Belgrade Coventry

The Miser,     Dir Hamish Glen/ Des Libby Watson 

Babylone, Dir Hamish Glen/ Des Libby Watson

Watford Palace 

Paradise Lost  Headlong/ tour  

 Dir Rupert Goold, Des Ben Stones

My Mother Said I Never Should  

Dir Brigid Larmour, Des Ben Stones  

Mrs Reynolds & the Ruffian

Dir Brigid Larmour, Des Ruari Murchison

Aladdin, Dir Kate Saxon, Des Cleo Petit

Cinderella Dir Kate Saxon, Des Cleo Petit

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