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Paul Anderson

Paul has worked extensively in Theatre and Opera. He trained at Mountview Theatre School and York College of Arts and Technology.

AWARDS AND NOMINATIONS

Nominated for Olivier Award for Best Lighting Designer for The Master and Margarita for Complicité.

Productions

2019

JACK THE RIPPER

Director: Daniel Kramer
English National Opera

2018

FOXFINDER

Director: Rachel O'Riordan
Ambassadors Theatre
 

PACK OF LIES

Director: Hannah Chissick
Menier Chocolate Factory

TARTUFFE

Director: Gerald Garutti
Theatre Royal Haymarket

KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN

Director: Laurie Sansom
Menier Chocolate Factory

THE RAKE'S PROGRESS

Director: Simon McBurney
De Nationale Opera, Netherlands

2017

CINDERELLA

Director: Susie McKenna
Hackney Empire

14 DAYS

Ballet Boyz
Sadler's Wells Theatre

THE RAKE'S PROGRESS

Director: Simon McBurney
D'Aix en Provence

THE KID STAYS IN THE PICTURE

Director: Simon McBurney
Royal Court Theatre

   

2016

THE ENCOUNTER

Director: Simon McBurney
Golden Theater, Broadway

A PACIFIST’S GUIDE TO THE WAR WITH CANCER

Director: Bryony Kimmings
Complicite, HOME, Northcott and National

MADE IN DAGENHAM

Director: Douglas Rintoul
Queens Theatre, Hornchurch

TRISTAN AND ISOLDE

Director: Daniel Kramer
English National Opera

RUNNING WILD

Director: Timothy Sheader
Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre

THE ENCOUNTER

Director: Simon McBurney
Barbican

I AM THOMAS

Director: Paul Hunter
The Royal Lyceum, Edinburgh

HAMLET

Director: Simon Goodwin
Royal Shakespeare Company

 

2015

BEWARE OF PITY

Director: Simon McBurney
Schaubühne, Berlin

A WOLF IN SNAKESKIN SHOES

Director: Indhu Rubasingham
Tricycle Theatre

THE ENCOUNTER

Director: Simon McBurney
Complicité/Edinburgh/Tour

THE RAPE OF LUCRETIA

Fiona Shaw
Glyndebourne Festival

THE GHOST TRAIN

Director: Paul Hunter
Royal Exchange, Manchester

THE PRODUCERS

Director: Matthew White
Adam Spiegel Productions/UK Tour

EVERYMAN

Director: Rufus Norris
Olivier, National Theatre

OPPENHEIMER

Director: Angus Jackson
Royal Shakespeare Company (Swan Theatre)/West End (Vaudeville Theatre)

 

2014

THE HOUSE THAT WILL NOT STAND

Director: Indhu Rubasingham
Tricycle Theatre

SPEED THE PLOW

Director: Lindsay Posner
Playhouse Theatre

THE RAPE OF LUCRETIA

Fiona Shaw
Deutsche Oper Berlin

WARHORSE (BBC PROMS)

Director: Melly Still
Royal Albert Hall/BBC Proms

PETER GRIMES

Director: Jeremy Sams
Grange Park Opera 2014

LA TRAVIATA

Director: Lindsay Posner
Grange Park Opera 2014

A SMALL FAMILY BUSINESS

Adam Penford
Olivier, National Theatre

A TASTE OF HONEY

Bijan Sheibani
Lyttelton, National Theatre

TWO INTO ONE

Ray Cooney
Menier Chocolate Factory

 

2013

TEN BILLION
(Feature Documentary)

Oxford Film & TV/ROH Linbury

CANDIDE

Matt White
Menier Chocolate Factory

THIS HOUSE

Jeremy Herrin
National Theatre, Olivier

AMEN CORNER

Rufus Norris
National Theatre, Olivier

PROOF

Polly Findlay
Menier Chocolate Factory

A DAY IN THE DEATH OF JOE EGG

Stephen Unwin
Rose Theatre, Kingston/Liverpool Playhouse

THE RAPE OF LUCRETIA

Fiona Shaw
Glyndebourne on Tour (2013)
Glyndebourne Festival (2015)

THE MASTER AND MARGARITA

Simon McBurney
Complicité Barbican/Paris
National Theatre, Olivier

SHUN KIN

Simon McBurney
Complicité NYC

 

previous productions

MOUSE AND HIS CHILD

Royal Shakespeare Company

A RAT’S TALE

Manchester Royal Exchange

DON GIOVANNI

English National Opera

OF MICE AND MEN

Watermill Theatre

A DOG’S HEART

Compicité/La Scala

ALL NEW PEOPLE

West End/ATG

EDUCATING RITA

West End/Menier Chocolate Factory

TORCH SONG TRILOGY

Menier Chocolate Factory

SHIRLEY VALENTINE

West End/Menier Chocolate Factory

ARCADIA

West End

TREASURE ISLAND

West End

SWIMMING WITH SHARKS

West End

ALL MY SONS

SONS

Broadway

LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS

West End/Menier Chocolate Factory

UNDERNEATH THE LINTEL

West End

THE TEMPEST

West End

BENT

West End

ON THE THIRD DAY

West End

SOMEONE WHO’LL WATCH OVER ME

West End

A DISAPPEARING NUMBER

Complicité

THE ELEPHANT VANISHES

Complicité

STRANGE POETRY

With the LA Philharmonic

LIGHT

Complicité

THE NOISE OF TIME

Complicité

MNEMONIC
Drama Desk and Lucille Lortell Award

Complicité

THE CHAIRS
Nominated for Tony, Drama Desk and Olivier Awards

Complicité

SIMPLY HEAVEN

West End/Young Vic

A SERVANT TO TWO MASTER

West End/RSC

BLOOD AND GIFTS

National Theatre

NATION

National Theatre

THE REVENGERS TRAGEDY

National Theatre

A MINUTE TOO LATE

National Theatre

STUFF HAPPENS

National Theatre

BLOOD AND GIFTS

National Theatre

A FUNNY THING HAPPENED
ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM

National Theatre

MEASURE FOR MEASURE

National Theatre

CYRANO DE BERGERAC

National Theatre

THE BIRDS

National Theatre

TERRIBLE ADVICE

Menier Chocolate Factory

TALENT

Menier Chocolate Factory

THE RESISTABLE RISE OF ARTURO UI

National Actors’ Theatre New York (with Al Pacino)

LENNY HENRY’S SO MUCH THINGS TO SAY

West End/International Tour

JULIUS CAESAR

Royal Shakespeare Company

THE TEMPEST

Royal Shakespeare Company

TWELFTH NIGHT

400 Anniversary Producion
For Shakespeare’s Globe at Middle Temple Hall

SINGER

Oxford Stage Company

AMERICANS

Oxford Stage Company

THE INLAND SEA

Oxford Stage Company

TWO CITIES

Salisbury Playhouse

PLAYING FOR TIME

Salisbury Playhouse

TAMING OF THE SHREW

Salisbury Playhouse

20,000 LEAGUES UNDER THE SEA

Theatre Royal Stratford East

SHOOT TO WIN

Theatre Royal Stratford East

PINNOCHIO

Theatre Royal Stratford East

SLEEPING BEAUTY

Theatre Royal Stratford East

RED RIDING HOOD

Theatre Royal Stratford East

ALADDIN

Theatre Royal Stratford East

CINDERELLA

Theatre Royal Stratford East

THE ENCHANTED PIG

Young Vic Theatre

KNIGHT OF THE BURNING PESTLE

Young Vic Theatre

SIMPLY HEAVEN

Young Vic Theatre

ARABIAN NIGHTS

Young Vic Theatre

AS I LAY DYING

Young Vic Theatre

TWELFTH NIGHT

Young Vic Theatre

GUYS AND DOLLS

Young Vic Theatre

WESTSIDE STORY

Young Vic Theatre

SOME GIRLS ARE BIGGER THAN OTHERS

Lyric Hammersmith

PINOCCHIO

Lyric Hammersmith

THE THREESOME

Lyric Hammersmith

LYRIC NIGHTS

Lyric Hammersmith

ON TOUR

Royal Court Theatre

RANDOM

Royal Court Theatre

INCOMPLETE ACTS OF KINDNESS

Royal Court Theatre

TURN OF THE SCREW

Bristol Old Vic

 

other work

THE CHRISTIE BROWN EXHIBITION

Fragments of narrative at the Wapping Hydraulic Power Station

REDISCOVERING POMPEII

Academia Italiana
IBM Exhibition

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