The Society of British Theatre Designers

Staging Places: We Are The Storytellers Now - open until March 13, 2020 at V&A London

Bek Palmer

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  • My Mother Told Me Not To Stare
  • Dr Korczak
  • Lucy McGee


Bek trained in Theatre Design at LIPA and later, Post Graduate Theatre Design at Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama. Previous set and costume designs include; The Birthday Party, Waiting For Godot, Betrayal for London Classic Theatre, What the Ladybird Heard for Kenny Wax productions, Shaun the Sheep for Dan Coleman productions, Alfie White: Space Explorer, Lemony Snickett's Latke Who Couldn't Stop Screaming for Tall Stories, Bear & Buterfly, Tiny Treasures, Luna, The Elves and the Shoemakers, Angel, The Night Pirates and My Mother Told Me Not To Stare for Theatre Hullabloo, Happily Ever After for Avtion Transport Theatre, The Provoked Wife (The Courtyard Theatre), Cendrillon (Sherman Theatre, Cardiff) and Dr Korczak’s Example (Birmingham Young Rep Company). She specialises in designing and making puppets some which have featured in A Christmas Carol (Greenwich Playhouse), Sweeney Todd (Finger in the Pie Productions) and Cobbo (Theatre Alibi). Bek has an interest in immersive performance for unusual spaces that she has developed by working on a couple of Punchdrunk’s recent projects as an installation artist. Other work includes Prop Maker for Alton Towers and Theatre Alibi and Wardrobe Mistress for pantomimes and onboard production shows on the Cunard fleet of ships.