The Society of British Theatre Designers

The Value of Design

Carol Betera

Emma

Emma
  • Company: Storytellers Theatre Company, Ireland
  • Venue: Cork Opera House
  • Year: 1995
  • Author: adapted from Jane Austen by Mary-Elizabeth Burke Kennedy
  • Directed by: Robin Midgely
  • Lighting Design by: Nick McCall
  • Costume Design by: Leonore McDonagh
  • Set designed by: Carol Betera
The set, of large landscape paintings became an exterior or an interior as the lighting changed. The trees are sometimes outdoors, sometimes indoors, and the setting could change during the action, from the countryside and garden, to the drawing room, by a simple lighting change.