Simon Higlett

Previously at Chichester The Norman Conquests,Much Ado About Nothing and Love’s Labour’s Lost (and RSC Stratford and West End); Mrs Pat, Amadeus, Stevie (and Hampstead); The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui, Singin’ in the Rain (and world tour); Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, Yes, Prime Minister, Collaboration and Taking Sides, Nicholas Nickleby (all West  End transfers); A Marvellous Year for Plums, The Grapes of Wrath, The Circle, The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists.

Current, recent, forthcoming designs Twelfth Night (RSC Stratford); Racing Demon, Present Laughter,She Stoops to Conquer (Bath); All Our Children (Jermyn Street); Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (WYP and major UK tour); Blithe Spirit with Angela Lansbury (West End and USA); Hobson’s Choice, Derren Brown’s Miracle (West End); Big The Musical, The Importance of Being Earnest (Washington DC); The Marriage of Figaro (Scottish Opera).

Other highlights The Magic Flute (Scottish Opera); When We Are Married, The Rivals, Derren Brown’s Infamous, Man and Boy, Hay Fever, Of Mice and Men, Amy’s View (West End); Enemies, Whistling Psyche,The Earthly Paradise (Almeida); The Accidental Death of an Anarchist (Donmar Warehouse); The Force of Change (Royal Court Theatre); The Merry Wives of Windsor (Stockholm); An Ideal Husband,Mrs Warren’s Profession (Washington DC); Haunted (NYC/Brits Off Broadway); Pygmalion (The Old Vic); Singer, A Russian in the Woods,Thomas More (RSC); The Brothers Karamazov (Manchester Royal Exchange); To Kill a Mockingbird (West Yorkshire Playhouse); The Norman Conquests (Birmingham Rep).

Simon designs for opera worldwide and is the recipient of the Manchester Theatre Award for Best Design (Wonderful Town); two TMA Best Design Awards (Elizabeth Rex, Three Sisters); and Helen Hayes Best Design Award (Lady Windermere’s Fan) USA.