Mark Henderson

For Festival 2018 Copenhagen (Minerva Theatre), Flowers for Mrs Harris, Present Laughter (Festival Theatre). Previously at Chichester Sweet Bird of  Youth, Forty Years On, An Enemy of the People, Young Chekhov (and National Theatre), Gypsy (and West End), Sweeney Todd (and West End), The Scarlet Pimpernel, A Patriot for Me, Valmouth, The Mitford Girls, Feasting with Panthers, The Cherry Orchard (Festival Theatre); For Services Rendered, Private Lives (and West End), ENRON (and Royal Court, West End, Broadway) (Minerva Theatre).     

Mark Henderson was an Associate and Lighting Consultant to the National Theatre and Lighting Adviser to the Almeida. He was the recipient of the 1992, 1995, 2000, 2002, 2010 and 2016 Laurence Olivier Awards for Lighting Design, was awarded a Tony Award in 2006 and has also received a Welsh BAFTA.  

He has lit extensively for all the major theatre, opera and dance companies in the UK and over 50 West End productions, notably Chitty Bang Bang Chitty, The Iceman Cometh, Copenhagen, Democracy, Hamlet, The Real Thing (all also on Broadway), The Bodyguard, The Sound of Music, Grease, Spend Spend Spend, Nevilles Island, Follies, All My Sons, American Buffalo, Funny Girl and Girl From the North Country.  

Mark has lit over 80 productions for the National Theatre including Racing Demon, Les Parents Terribles, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (all also on Broadway), All My Sons, Mourning Becomes Electra, The History Boys, The Habit of Art and One Man, Two Guvnors.  

Opera and dance includes productions for ENO, Royal Opera, WNO, Opera North, Glyndebourne Festival Opera, LCDT, Rambert Dance Company, Royal Ballet, Scottish Ballet, Northern Ballet, Birmingham Royal Ballet and English National Ballet.  

Mark designed the lighting for Kate Bush’s Before the Dawn shows at Hammersmith Apollo.