Between 1991 -2012- resident Director/Designer at Northern Stage. Productions included – They Shoot Horses Don’t They (co directed with Emma Rice), The Tiger’s Bride, Therese Raquin, The Tiger’s Bride, The Bloody Chamber, A Clockwork Orange,1984,Wings of Desire, Homage to Catalonia.
Recent credits include – The Threepenny Opera (Graeae /NewTheatre, Wolsey/Nottingham Playhouse/ West Yorkshire Playhouse/ Birmingham Rep); An Evening with Meow Meow, Berkeley Rep, California; The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe, Rose Theatre, Kingston; The Venetian Twins, The Belle Stratagem, Thon Man Moliere, Royal Lyceum, Edinburgh; Tutti Fruitti, National Theatre Scotland; A Tender Thing, RSC; Steptoe and Son, Brief Encounter, ”Pandora’s Box”, Kneehigh Theatre; The Duchess of Malfi, The Revenger’s Tragedy, Our Country’s Good, Nottingham Playhouse; Woyzeck, Birmingham Rep.
Awards: Evening Standard, Whatsonstage.com, Critics Circle, for Best design for Brief Encounter, London West End.
Critics Circle, OBIE for Best design for Brief Encounter, New York.
The Threepenny Opera
Set and Costume Designer
New Wolsey, Ipswich. Nottingham Playhouse. West Yorkshire Playhouse. Birmingham Rep.
Graae Theatre Company
Peter Rowe and Jenny Seeley