The Society of British Theatre Designers

The Value of Design

Becky Davies

The Winter's Tale

The Winter's Tale
  • Production: The Winter's Tale
  • Company: Taking Flight Theatre Company
  • Venue: Outdoor Production
  • Year: 2015
  • Author: William Shakespeare
  • Directed by: Elise Davison
  • Composer : Daniel Rhys Lawrence
  • Costume Design by: Becky Davies
  • Scenography by: Becky Davies
  • Photography by: Jorge Lizalde
  • Design © Taking Flight Theatre
  • Image © Jorge Lizalde
This is an inclusive, accessible, outdoor touring theatre production to incorporate touch tours, live BSL, visual vernacular and audio description and is performed by a cast of both disabled and non-disabled actors. Known in theatre as the ‘problem play,’ this production poses many design challenges such as moving forward in time 16 years, the manifestation of time as a role in the play and an exist pursued by a bear…