The Society of British Theatre Designers

The Value of Design

Matt Edwards

Sophie's Friends

Sophie's Friends
  • Production: The BFG
  • Venue: Harrogate Theatre
  • Year: 2010
  • Author: Roald Dahl adapted by David Wood
  • Directed by: Paul Osbourne
  • Costume Design by: Matt Edwards
  • Set designed by: Matt Edwards
  • Design © Matt Edwards
  • Image © Matt Edwards
To hint at three dimensional drawings with ink washes, the lined fabric was dyed black and dark grey. The hair style aimed at half contemporary teddy boy, half bed head. They are smart as if they have dressed up to go to a party but slightly ruffled and unfitting like a Quentin Blake sketch.