The Society of British Theatre Designers

Staging Places: UK Design for Performance 2015-2019 (Image: Performing Architects)

Elroy Ashmore

The Beauty Queen of Leenan

The Beauty Queen of Leenan
  • Production: The Beauty Queen of Leenan
  • Company: Haymarket Theatre Company
  • Venue: Haymarket Theatre, Basingstoke
  • Year: 2005
  • Author: Martin McDonagh
  • Directed by: John Adams
  • Lighting Design by: Simon Hutchins
  • Sound Design by: John Greet
  • Costume Design by: Elroy Ashmore
  • Set designed by: Elroy Ashmore
  • Photography by: Elroy Ashmore
  • Design © Elroy Ashmore
  • Image © Elroy Ashmore
A tough drama set in a modest house in Connemara, Ireland. The design was a simple tilted flooring set amongst peat, water and turf. As the drama unfolds the flooring slowly breaks up into jagged shapes that the actors must negotiate.