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Rhys Jarman has designed The Machine Stops for York Theatre Royal.


Georgia Lowe has designed The Night Watch for the Royal Exchange.


Aline David is designing movement on The Mighty Walzer for the Royal Exchange, and Lizzie Powell is designing the lighting.

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59 Productions have designed the animation and projection for The Shining at the Minnesota Opera.


Mark Melville has composed the music and sound for Human Animals at the Royal Court, and Lizzie Powell has designed the lighting.


Natasha Chivers is designing the lighting for The Taming of the Shrew at The Globe.


Lizzie Clachan has designed The Invisible Hand for Tricycle Theatre, with Oliver Fenwick designing the lighting.



Georgina Lamb has designed the movement for Running Wild at the Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre, and Nick Powell has created the sound score.


Critics’ Awards for Theatre in Scotland 2016


Congratulations to Nick Powell for his CATS award nomination for Best Music and Sound on Lanark: A Life In Three Acts

EJ Boyle was the Movement Director on Lanark, which was also nominated for Best Production and Best Technical Presentation.

EJ was also Movement Director on This Restless House. Designed by Colin Richmond, the play received a total of five nominations, including Best Production and Best New Play.

Further congratulations to Jemima Levick, who is nominated for Best Director for Great Expectations.

With lighting by Lizzie Powell, Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour gathers an array of nominations, including Best Production.

Congratulations to all our clients nominated. See the full list here.


Struan Leslie is directing Illuminations at Aldeburgh Festival, and Gary McCann is designing.

Listen to them discuss the staging of the production here, and read the rehearsal blog for a look behind the scenes of Illuminations.




Natasha Chivers is designing the lighting for King Lear at the Royal and Derngate and on tour.


Chahine Yavroyan is designing the lighting for The Government Inspector at Birmingham Rep. Timothy Bird is designing the video and Ayse Tashkiran is creating the movement.


Colin Richmond will be designing Pinnochio for The National Ballet of Canada.


Ben Wright is choreographing Boris Godunov at the Royal Opera House


Lizzie Clachan is designing The Truth for the Menier Chocolate Factory.


Olivier Awards 2016

Congratulations to Natasha Chivers on her Olivier Award nomination for Best Lighting Design on Oresteia

Also nominated is Phelim McDermott‘s A Christmas Carol, for Best New Comedy. Also in this category is Nell Gwynn, with movement by Charlotte Broom.

59 Productions designed the Projections for Morgen und Abend which is nominated for Best New Opera

Andrzej Goulding designed the video for People, Places and Things which is nominated for Best New Play

Ravi Deepres designed the video for Woolf Works which is nominated for Best New Dance Production

Both Barbarians (with movement by Ayse Tashkiran) and Violence and Son (with lighting by Lizzie Powell) are nominated for Outstanding Achievement in an Affiliate Theatre.

Alice’s Adventures Underground, with video by Nina Dunn, and Peter Pan co-directed by Liam Steel and with music composed by Nick Powell are both nominated for Best Entertainment and Family Show.

See the full list here


Mark Melville has composed the music and sound for The Destroyed Room by Vanishing Point, the show is directed and conceived by Matthew Lenton.


Signe Beckmann is designing set and costumes for The Damned United at West Yorkshire Playhouse and Nina Dunn is designing the video.

Also at WYP, Lizzie Powell is designing the lighting for Fruit Trilogy and Colin Richmond is designing Into The Woods


Oliver Fenwick is designing the lighting for Reasons To Be Happy for Hampstead Theatre.


Phil Eddolls has designed The Odyssey for the Mark Bruce Company at Wilton’s Music Hall.


Chahine Yavroyan is designing the lighting for The Government Inspector at the Birmingham Rep, Timothy Bird is designing video and Ayse Tashkiran is creating the movement.


Christine Walmesley-Cotham has designed the Hair and Make-up for BBC3′s 5 part drama Thirteen  which is the first programme to air since the channel moved online. It can also be viewed on BBC2 Sundays at 10pm.


Chahine Yavroyan has designed the lighting for Monster Raving Loony at Theatre Royal Plymouth


Ayse Tashkiran has created the movement for Doctor Faustus at the RSC, starring Sandy Grierson and Will Bliss.

★★★★ in What’s On Stage “Ayse Tashkiran’s choreography, juddering and stomping, sends shudders through the space”

Helen Goddard is designing the forthcoming production of The Alchemist

Laura Cubitt is Puppetry Co-Director on Don Quixote


The Shakespeare’s Globe production of Nell Gwynn transfers to the Apollo Theatre in the West End, with movement by Charlotte Broom

★★★in The Telegraph 
★★★ in The Stage 
★★★in The Guardian




The Royal Ballet are staging three one act ballets by choreographer Christopher Wheeldon. Natasha Chivers is designing the lighting for the world premiere of Strapless, and 59 Productions are designing the lighting and video for Within the Golden Hour and the lighting for After The Rain.


Lizzie Powell is designing the lighting for Endgame at the Citizens Theatre, Glasgow and HOME, Manchester


Oliver Fenwick has designed the lighting for Red Velvet in the West End starring Adrian Lester.


Lizzie Clachan is designing Cyprus Avenue for the Royal Court.

Merle Hensel is designing X, with music and sound by Nick Powell.


Manchester Theatre Awards

The Rolling Stone, designed by Joanna Scotcher has won the award for Best New Play.


The 39 Steps is touring the UK after it’s successful 9 year run at the Criterion Theatre, lighting is designed by Ian Scott.


Chtty Chitty Bang Bang has opened at West Yorkshire Playhouse, directed by James Brining


Jack Murphy has choreographed the feature film Victor Frankenstein, starring Daniel Radcliffe and James McAvoy, out in cinemas now.

59 Productions have designed the Video and Projections for Damon Albarn, Rufus Norris and Moira Buffini’s new musical, a co-production between Manchester International Festival and the National Theatre.


Maxine Doyle is creating the movement for Evening at the Talk House which opens in the Dorfman Theatre in November.

Pomona, designed by Georgia Lowe, has transferred to the Temporary Theatre at the National with rave reviews. The production moves to the Royal Exchange in October.

Lizzie Clachan has designed As You Like It for the Olivier Theatre.

Andrzej Goulding has designed the video for People, Places and Things in the Dorfman Theatre which has received 5 star reviews from the Evening Standard and The Stage.



Andrzej Goulding has designed the video for 1984 for Northern Ballet


59 Productions have designed the Projections for An American in Paris on Broadway


59 Productions have designed the video for the 25th Anniversary production of Les Misérables which has played the UK, around the world and is now on Broadway.


The National Theatre’s War Horse, has just opened at the Lincoln Centre, New York and continues it’s record breaking run at the New London Theatre in the West End. The production’s video design is by Leo Warner and Mark Grimmer and Lysander Ashton for 59 Productions. See the new making-of video here.

The New York show was nominated for 5 Tony Awards including scenic design.

The entire creative team were awarded a special Drama Desk Award for their ‘thrilling stagecraft’.