Recent work includes The Match Box, Grounded, The Effect, Outlying Islands Firebrand Theatre; Much Ado About Nothing, Dundee Rep; Beauty and the Beast, Jane Eyre, Tales from Hollywood, Perth Theatre; The Last Witch, Single Spies, Double Indemnity, Kind Hearts and Coronets, Flouers o’ Edinburgh, Whisky Galore, An Ideal Husband, Pitlochry Festival Theatre; Trumpets and Raspberries, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe and The Snow Queen, Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh; Our man in Havana, Nottingham Playhouse.
Designs for national tours include Time and the Conways, The 39 Steps, The Ladykillers, Travels with my Aunt and Mindgame.
Past work includes designs for Riverside Studios; Lyric Theatre, Belfast; Druid Theatre, Galway; York Theatre Royal; New Vic, Newcastle-under-Lyme; Eastern Angles; Unicorn Theatre; Mercury Theatre, Colchester and Northcott Theatre, Exeter.
THE LAST WITCH
Pitlochry Festival Theatre/Tron Theatre/ Traverse Theatre
In 1727, Janet Horne was the last person to be burnt as a witch in Scotland. She had scratched a living with her daughter on a barren hillside on the north east coast.
I wished to show the place as they saw it – a poor circle of land and piece of sky, where a break in the clouds takes you closer to harvest or famine. But we also see a place altered through their belief in their power over the natural world, where the clouds dance to their tune and the earth becomes the surface of the moon.