Peter Mumford

Previous designs at Chichester include Heartbreak House, The Last Confession, The Master and Margarita, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Out of This World (Festival Theatre); The Stepmother, King Lear (and BAM), The Waltz of the Toreadors (Minerva Theatre). Peter is a former CFT Lighting Design Associate.

Recent theatre designs The Ferryman (Royal Court, West End, Broadway); 42nd Street (West End); Jude (Hampstead); My Name is Lucy Barton (Bridge Theatre); The Way of the World (Donmar); John (National Theatre); King Kong (Global Creatures/Australia, Broadway); The Children, Escaped Alone (Royal Court, New York); Ghosts (Almeida, West End, BAM); Long Day’s Journey into Night (West End, BAM).

Recent ballet designs Within the Golden Hour, Corybantic Games (Royal Ballet); Carmen (Royal Ballet, Texas Ballet Theater, Queensland Ballet); The King Dances, Faster, E=mc2, Take Five (Birmingham Royal Ballet); Carmen (also set design, Miami City Ballet); Ein Reigen (Vienna State Ballet).

Recent opera designs Beauty and Sadness (Hong Kong); Manon Lescaut, Carmen, Werther, Madama Butterfly (New York Met); The Damnation of Faust (ENO, Palermo, Vlaamse Opera, Berlin Staatsoper); Katya Kabanova (Opera North); La traviata (Glyndebourne); Falstaff, Le nozze di Figaro, Carmen (Grange Festival Opera); The Queen of Spades (Vilnius City Opera).           

Peter created the staging concept, directed and designed Wagner’s Ring Cycle and The Flying Dutchman for Opera North. His film of the entire Ring Cycle is available on BBC Arts Online, and he directed (and created the video for) a concert staging of Fidelio for Orchestre de Chambre de Paris.

Awards include South Bank Sky Arts Awards for Opera (Ring Cycle); Olivier Award for Best Lighting Design (The Bacchai); Olivier Award for Outstanding Achievement in Dance; Knight of Illumination Award (Sucker Punch); Helpmann Award and Green Room Award for Best Lighting (King Kong).