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As well as lighting Theatre, Opera, Dance and Musicals in the UK and internationally, Ben is lighting consultant for the Calico Museum of Textiles in Ahmedebad, India.

Awards and Nominations

Best Lighting Design nomination for Two Men of Florence at the Huntington Theatre Company by Boston’s Independent Reviewers of New England.


Irish Theatre Award nomination for Best Lighting for The Last Days of the Reluctant Tyrant at the Abbey Theatre in the Irish Times.

Nomination for Best Lighting for Rose Rage at Chicago Shakespeare Theater.

TMA Award for Design for Life is a Dream (jointly with Neil Warmington and Mic Pool)

List Of Productions

2024

THE DREAM OF A RIDICULOUS MAN | Director: Laurence Boswell | Marylebone Theatre

LAUGHING BOY | Director: Stephen Unwin | Jermyn Street Theatre/ Theatre Royal Bath

THE RAKE'S PROGRESS | Director: Polly Graham | English Touring Opera

MANON LESCAUT | Director: Jude Christian | English Touring Opera

2023

THE SNOW MAIDEN | Director: Jack Furness | Royal Northern College of Music

THE WINTER'S TALE | Director: Jatinda Verma | Central School of Speech and Drama

WORKSHOP LEADER | Teaching role | Teatru Malta

CARMEN | Director: Genevieve Raghu | Norfolk Into Opera Festival

WUTHERING HEIGHTS | Director: Lucinka Eisler | Royal and Derngate/ UK Tour

FARM HALL | Director: Stephen Unwin | Jermyn Street Theatre/ Theatre Royal Bath/ UK Tour

CHARLOTTE AND THEODORE | Director: Terry Johnson | Theatre Royal Bath, Ustinov

KIDNAPPED | Director: Isobel McArthur & Gareth Nicholls | National Theatre of Scotland/ UK Tour

THE BEEKEEPER OF ALEPPO | Director: Miranda Cromwell | Nottingham Playhouse/ UK Tour

2022

FRAME OF VIEW | Choreographer: Didy Veldmann | Theater Augsburg, Germany

THE SEX PARTY | Director: Terry Johnson | Menier Chocolate Factory

JOYCE'S WOMEN | Director: Conall Morrison | Abbey Theatre, Dublin, Ireland

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST | Director: Donnacadh O'Briain | Mercury Theatre

NOTHELLO | Director: Justine Themen | Belgrade Theatre

CARMEN | Director: Didy Veldman | Southbank Centre

DIE TOTE STADT | Director: Carmen Jakobi | Longborough Festival Opera

THE SCENT OF ROSES | Director: Zinnie Harris | Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh

2021

CARMEN | Director: Didy Veldman | EICC, Edinburgh

BACKWARDS UP A RAINBOW | Director: Conall Morrison | Landmark Productions

FOOTFALLS AND ROCKABY | Director: Richard Beecham | Jermyn Street Theatre/ Theatre Royal Bath

A CHRISTMAS CAROL | Director: Dominic Hill | Citizens Theatre

DON JUAN | Director: Lu Kemp | Perth Theatre, Australia

HOME | Choreo: Didy Veldman | Humanoove/ UK Tour

THE DRESSER | Director: Terry Johnson | UK Tour

MR KIPPS | Director: Stephen Jameson | Mountview

2020

THE SUNSET LIMITED | Director: Terry Johnson | Boulevard Theatre

2019

THE ELIXIR OF LOVE | Director: Genevieve Raghu | Norfolk Into Opera Festival

ASSASSINS | Director: Bill Buckhurst | Nottingham Playhouse

THE SHADOW | Director: Anthony Missen | Company Chameleon

VIENNA 1934-MUNICH 1938 | Director: Vanessa Redgrave | Theatre Royal Bath Ustinov

PRISM | Director: Terry Johnson | Birminghap Rep and Tour

LE PRIX DE LAUSANNE INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION | Choreographer: Didy Veldman | Le Prix De Lausanne, France

THE DUCHESS OF MALFI | Director: Zinnie Harris | Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh

A SONG AT TWILIGHT | Director: Stephen Unwin | Theatre Royal Bath/ UK Tour

2018

UNCLE VANYA | Director: Terry Johnson | Hampstead Theatre

THE MODEL APARTMENT | Director: Laurence Boswell | Theatre Royal Bath, Ustinov

SEE BLUE THROUGH/ TOOT! | Choreographer: Didy Veldman | Opera Leipzig, Germany

A LONG DAYS JOURNEY INTO THE NIGHT | Director: Dominic Hill | Citizens Theatre, Glasgow

BROKEN GLASS | Director: Richard Beecham | Watford Palace Theatre

ALLS WELL THAT ENDS WELL | Director: Caroline Byrne | Sam Wanamaker Playhouse

DER FLIEGENDE HOLLÄNDER | Director: Thomas Guthrie | Longborough Fesitval Opera

THE WHALE | Director: Laurence Boswell | Theatre Royal Bath, Ustinov

ARIADNE AUF NAXOS | Director: Alan Privett | Longborough Festival Opera

THE KNOT | Choreo: Didy Veldman | DanceEast

FRAME OF VIEW | Choreo: Didy Veldman | Danish Dance Theatre

2017

A WOMEN OF NO IMPORTANCE | Director: Dominic Dromgoole | Classic Spring Theatre Company

WOYZECK IN WINTER | Director: Conall Morrison | Landmark Productions

THIS RESTLESS HOUSE | Director: Dominic Hill | Glasgow Citizens Theatre/ Edinburgh International Festival

PRISM | Director: Terry Johnson | Hamsptead Theatre

UNE EDUCATION MANQUÉE AND LES MAMELLES DE TIRÉSIAS | Director: Stephen Unwin | Royal College of Music

TRISTAN AND ISOLDE | Director: Carmen Jakobi | Longborough Festival Opera

MRS HENDERSON PRESENTS | Director: Terry Johnson | Royal Alexandra Theatre, Toronto, Canada

A NUMBER | Director: Zinnie Harris | Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh

2016

THE TEMPEST | Director: Simon Usher | The Print Room

TROUBLE IN MIND | Director: Laurence Boswell | Theare Royal Bath, Ustinov

THE HAPPINESS PROJECT | Choreographer: Didy Veldman | UK Tour

THE LIBERTINE | Director: Terry Johnson | Theatre Royal Bath/ Theatre Royal Haymarket

TANNHÄUSER | Director: Alan Privett | Longborough Festival Opera

BANISHED | Director: Elaine Kidd | Trinity Laban

DONEGAL | Director: Conall Morrisson | Abbey Theatre

THIS RESTLESS HOUSE | Director: Dominic Hill | Citizen’s Theatre, Glasgow

2015

THE ONE THAT GOT AWAY | Director: Laurence Boswell | Theatre Royal Bath

MRS HENDERSON PRESENTS | Director: Terry Johnson | Theatre Royal Bath/ West End

YOU NEVER CAN TELL | Director: Conall Morrison | Abbey Theatre

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM | Director: Olivia Fuchs | Trinity Laban

A MIGHTY WIND | Choreographer: Jeroen Verbruggen | National Dance Company Wales

THREE DANCERS | Choreographer: Didy Veldman | Ballet Rambert

TRISTAN UND ISOLDE | Director: Carmen Jakobi | Longborough Festival Opera

THE DEATH OF A COMEDIAN | Director: Steve Marmion | Soho Theatre/ Lyric Belfast/ Peacock Dublin

THE HERBAL BED | Director: Emma Lucia | Clwyd Theatr

2014

SHE STOOPS TO CONQUER | Director: Conall Morrison | Abbey Theatre, Dublin, Ireland

HAMLET | Director: Dominic Hill | Citizens Theatre Glasgow

FINGS AIN’T WHAT THEY USED T’BE | Director: Terry Johnson | Theatre Royal Stratford East/ UK Tour

THINGS WE DO FOR LOVE | Director: Laurence Boswell | Theatre Royal Bath/ UK Tour

INTIMATE APPAREL | Director: Laurence Boswell | Theatre Royal Bath Ustinov/ Park Theatre

THE ONE | Director: Steve Marmion | Soho Theatre

SEE BLUE THROUGH | Revival | Choreographer: Didy Veldman | Phoenix Dance Theatre/ UK Tour

CASSE NOISETTE | Director: Jeroen Verbruggen | Grand Théâtre Genève, Switzerland

2013

CARMEN | Choreographer: Didy Veldman | Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theatre

THE COLLEEN BAWN | Director: Gerry Hynes | Druid Theatre

IN THE NEXT ROOM OR THE VIBRATOR PLAY | Director: Laurence Boswell | St. James’s Theatre

MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM & THE COMEDY OF ERRORS | Director: Edward Hall | Propeller Tour

PEEP | Director: Donnacadh O’Briain | Latitude/ Edinburgh Festival

DON GIL DE LAS CALZAS VERDES (Spanish Golden Age) | Director: Mehmet Ergen | Ustinov Bath/ Arcola/ Belgrade Coventry

EL CASTIGO SIN VENGANZA (Spanish Golden Age) | Director: Laurence Boswell | Ustinov Bath/ Arcola/ Belgrade Coventry

LA DAMA BOBA (Spanish Golden Age) | Director: Laurence Boswell | Ustinov Bath/ Arcola/ Belgrade Coventry

EUGENIE GRANDET | Director: Donnacadh O’Briain | Edinburgh Festival

DER RING DES NIBELUNGEN | Director: Alan Privett | Longborough Festival Opera

ZORRO! | Director: Chris Henshaw | Atlanta, US 

LES NOCES | Director: Didy Veldman | Grand Theatre Geneve

TWELFTH NIGHT & THE TAMING OF THE SHREW | Director: Ed Hall | Propeller/ UK Tour

PREVIOUS PRODUCTIONS

CHARLOTTE’S WEB | Director: Roger Haines | Birmingham Stage Company

TITUS | Director: Lu Kemp | Imaginate Festival/ Macrobert/ UK Tour

THE WELSH BOY/DEADKIDSSONGS/THE DOUBLE | Director: Matthew Lloyd, Laurence Boswell & Gary Sefton | Theatre Royal Bath, Ustinov Studio

PEEP | Director: Donnacadh O’BrIain | Pleasance, Edinburgh

KING LEAR | Director: Dominic Hill| Glasgow Citizens Theatre

THE TEMPEST | Director: Jemima Levick | Dundee Repertory Theatre

THE GIRL IN THE YELLOW DRESS | Director: Tim Roseman | Theatre 503

THE HERESY OF LOVE | Director: Nancy Meckler | Royal Shakespeare Company

HENRY V & THE WINTER’S TALE | Director: Edward Hall | Propeller UK/ International tour

DIVINE WORDS | Director: Paul Hunter

FIT AND PROPER PEOPLE | Director: Steve Marmion | Soho Theatre

THE PHOENIX OF MADRID, IPHIGENIA AND THE SURPRISE OF LOVE | Director: Laurence Boswell | Ustinov Studio, Theatre Royal Bath

ZORRO! | Director: Chris Renshaw | Tokyo, Japan and Holland/ Paris, France/ West End/ UK Tour

TRANSLATIONS | Director: Conall Morrison | Abbey Theatre, Dublin, Ireland

RICHARD III & COMEDY OF ERRORS | Director: Edward Hall | Propeller UK/ International tour

LOYALTY | Director: Edward Hall | Hampstead Theatre

THE CRUCIBLE | Director: Conall Morrison | Lyric Theatre, Belfast

ONASSIS | Director: Nancy Meckler | Derby Playhouse / West End

CARMEN – THE MUSICAL | Director: Olivia Fuchs | Pimlico Opera at HMP Wandsworth

THE SANCTUARY LAMP | Director: Tom Murphy | B*spoke Theatre at the Arcola and in Cork and Dublin, Ireland

TREASURE ISLAND | Director: Stephen Unwin | Rose Theatre Kingston

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM & THE MERCHANT OF VENICE | Director: Edward Hall | A Propeller Production by The Watermill Theatre

THE LAST DAYS OF THE RELUCTANT TYRANT | Director: Conall Morrison | Abbey Theatre

SERIOUS MONEY | Director: Jonathan Munby | Birmingham Rep

OPERA AND DANCE

GÖTTERDÄMMERUNG | Director: Alan Privett | Longborough Festival

BALLET SHOES | Director: Chor. Matthew Hart | London Children’s Ballet

LA TRAVIATA | Director: Olivia Fuchs | Danish National Opera

FRAME OF VIEW | Director: Choreographer Didy Veldman | A new ballet for Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet, New York, US 

JEANNE D’ARC au BÛCHER | Director: Keith Warner | Academia Santa Cecilia, Rome, Italy

FALSTAFF | Director: Dominic Hill | Scottish Opera

CINDERELLA | Director: Choreographer Didy Veldman | Gothenborg, Sweden

OTHER THEATRE

DIMETOS | Director: Douglas Hodge | Donmar Warehouse

TWO MEN OF FLORENCE | Director: Edward Hall | Huntington Theatre Company, Boston, US 

THE DRESSER | Director: Di Trevis | Watford Palace Theatre

LEGAL FICTIONS | Director: Christopher Morahan | West End/ Bath Theatre Royal production on UK tour

THE CHANGELING | Director: Stephen Unwin | ETT Tour

WEST END AND LONDON

SWEENEY TODD | Director: David Freeman | Royal Festival Hall

SEE HOW THEY RUN | Director: Douglas Hodge | Act tour/ Duchess

CALICO | Director: Edward Hall | Sonia Friedman/ Duke of York's, West End

DICK WHITTINGTON | Director: Edward Hall | Barbican

THE OLD COUNTRY | Director: Stephen Unwin | ETT Tour/ Trafalgar Studios

THE BEST OF FRIENDS | Director: James Roose Evans | Hampstead Theatre/ Duncan Weldon/ UK Tour

A NIGHT AT THE DOGS | Director: Abigail Morris | Soho Theatre

MACBETH | starring Sean Bean and Samantha Bond | Director: Edward Hall | Albery

THE CONSTANT WIFE | Director: Edward Hall | West End/ Watermill Theatre/ UK Tours

WHO KILLED MR DRUM | Director: Paul Robinson | Riverside Studios

THE LEENANE TRILOGY | Director: Garry Hynes | Royal Court & Druid Theatre

FOR THE ROYAL SHAKESPEARE COMPANY

MACBETH | Director: Conall Morrison | Royal Shakespeare Company

HOUSE OF DESIRES | Director: Nancy Meckler | West End & RSC

PEDRO DE URDEMALAS | Director: Mike Alfreds | As above

THE DOG IN THE MANGER | Director: Lawrence Boswell | RSC

TAMAR’S REVENGE | Director: Simon Usher | As above

TRADE | Director: Sascha Wares | RSC New Work Festival

HEAD/CASE | Director: Caroline Hunt | Swan Theatre Stratford, Soho Theatre & Coventry Belgrade

JULIUS CAESAR | Director: Edward Hall

HENRY V | Director: Edward Hall

TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA | Director: Edward Hall

THE REVENGER’S TRAGEDY | Director: Di Trevis

FOR BRISTOL OLD VIC

GHOSTS | Director: Robert Bowman | Bristol Old Vic

THE SEAGULL | Director: Robert Bowman | Bristol Old Vic

FOR THE ABBEY THEATRE, DUBLIN

BIG HOUSE | Director: Conall Morrison | Abbey Theatre

THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST | Director: Conall Morrison | Abbey Theatre

FOR EDWARD HALL'S PROPELLER COMPANY

TAMING OF THE SHREW and TWELFTH NIGHT | Director: Watermill Theatre/ UK Tour/ Old Vic

THE WINTER’S TALE | Watermill Theatre / UK & USA tour

ROSE RAGE | Chicago Shakespeare Theatre, US/ Duke Theatre New York, US/ West End/ Watermill Theatre

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM | Brooklyn Academy, US / West End/ UK Tour/ Watermill Theatre

FOR THE NATIONAL THEATRE

REMEMBRANCE OF THINGS PAST | Director: Di Trevis

UNCLE VANYA | Director: Sean Mathias

BENT | Director: Sean Mathias

ACCIDENTAL DEATH OF AN ANARCHIST | Director: Tim Supple

AT OUR TABLE | Director: Jenny Killick

THE WINTER’S TALE | Director: Peter Hall

THE COLLEEN BAWN | Director: Conall Morrison | Abbey Theatre

FOR ENGLISH TOURING THEATRE

ROSENCRANTZ AND GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD | Director: Stephen Unwin

JOHN GABRIEL BORKMAN | Director: Stephen Unwin

GHOSTS | Director: Stephen Unwin

THE MASTERBUILDER | Director: Stephen Unwin

HEDDA GABLER | Director: Stephen Unwin

THE SEAGULL | Director: Stephen Unwin

A DOLL’S HOUSE | Director: Stephen Unwin

HAMLET | Director: Stephen Unwin

MACBETH | Director: Stephen Unwin

THE CARETAKER | Director: Gari Jones

OTHER THEATRE IN IRELAND

THE HOUSE | Director: Conall Morrison | Abbey Theatre

THE WAKE | Director: Patrick Mason | Abbey Theatre

MADE IN CHINA | Director: Conall Morrison | Abbey Theatre

FREEDOM OF THE CITY | Director: Conall Morrison | Abbey Theatre / Lincoln Festival New York, US

LONESOME WEST | Director: Garry Hynes | Gaiety Theatre

OTHER INTERNATIONAL THEATRE

THE BEAUTY QUEEN OF LEENANE | Director: Garry Hynes | Broadway/ Sydney, Australia/ Toronto, Canada/ West End/ Druid Theatre

OEDIPUS TYRANNUS | Director: George Kimoulis | Epidaurus, Greece

SILENCE, SILENCE, SILENCE | Director: Vito Taufer | Mladinsko Theatre, Ljubljana, Slovenia

MACBETH | Director: Ole Bornedal | Gladsaxe Theatre, Denmark

LAST EASTER | Director: Douglas Hodge | Birmingham Rep studio

MACBETH | Director: George Kimoulis | Greece

LEAVES | Director: Garry Hynes | Druid Theatre & Royal Court co-production

AN IDEAL HUSBAND | Director: Christopher Morahan | Theatr Clwyd

THE RIVALS | Director: Christopher Morahan | Bath Theatre Royal No 1 tour

THE MARQUISE | Director: Guy Retallack | UK tour

RESURRECTION | Director: Corin Redgrave & Annie Castledine | Lichfield Garrick

HINGE OF THE WORLD | Director: Edward Hall | Yvonne Arnaud

THE CIRCLE | Director: Mark Rosenblatt | No 1 Tour

AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE | Director: Bill Alexander | Theatr Clwyd

THE HOUSE OF BERNARDA ALBA | Director: Di Trevis | Theatr Clwyd

JOURNEY TO THE WEST | Director: Jatinder Verma | Tara Arts Trilogy on national tour

PUTTING IT TOGETHER | Director: Edward Hall | Chichester Festival Theatre

THE CIRCLE | Director: Mark Rosenblatt | UK Tour

ALL’S WELL THAT ENDS WELL | Director: Irina Brook | Oxford Stage Company

DEATH OF A SALESMAN | Director: Di Trevis | Birmingham Rep

JUST THE THREE OF US | Director: Peter Hall | Theatre Royal Windsor/ Regional Tour

ALBERTINE IN FIVE TIMES | Director: Jeremy Kingston | BAC ‘Critics Up for Review’

MACBETH & PERICLES | Director: James Roose-Evans | Ludlow Festival

TWELFTH NIGHT | Director: Edward Hall | Watermill Theatre

ABANDONMENT | Director: John Tiffany | Traverse Theatre

SHETLAND SAGA | Director: Philip Howard | Traverse Theatre

THE WINSLOW BOY | Director: Wyn Jones | The Gielgud/ National Tour

WHO’S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF | Director: Matthew Warchus | West Yorkshire Playhouse

BETRAYAL | Director: Matthew Warchus | West Yorkshire Playhouse

BABES IN ARMS | Director: Martin Connor | Guildhall

and as director on MEPHISTO and FOUR TALES FROM THE DECALOGUE at E15 School

OTHER OPERA AND DANCE

LA TRAVIATA | Director: Conall Morrison | English National Opera

TENDERHOOKS | Director: Choreographer Didy Veldman | Skanes Dansteater / Ballet Gulbenkian, Sweden

ESSENCE | Director: Fin Walker | Walker Dance Park Music/ Linbury Studio/ UK Tour

SEE BLUE THROUGH | Director: Choreographer Didy Veldman | Introdans / Phoenix Dance Company / Ballet Gulbenkian

THE JOURNEY | Director: Fin Walker | New dance piece for CandoCo

OUTSIGHT | Director: Didy Veldman | Ballet Gulbenkia

I REMEMBER RED | Director: Didy Veldman | Cullberg Ballet, Sweden

A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE | Director: Didy Veldman & Patricia Doyle | Northern Ballet Theatre

IBI L’OHUN | Director: Sophiatou Kossoko | Brest, France

GOD’S PLENTY | Director: Christopher Bruce | Rambert Dance Company

BAA BAA BLACK SHEEP | Director: Jonathon Moore | World Premiere, Opera North/ BBC 2

PUNCH AND JUDY | Director: Graham Devlin | Aldeburgh/ Berlin, Germany/ Vienna, Austria

IL TROVATORE | Director: Mark Brickman | Scottish Opera

COSI FAN TUTTE | Director: Graham Devlin | Scottish Opera

AGRIPPINA | Director: Buxton Opera Festival

THE BOTTLE IMP & BOW DOWN | Director: Graham Devlin | Major Road

LA TRAVIATA | Director: John Pascoe | Bath & Wessex Opera

THE TURN OF THE SCREW | Director: Olivia Fuchs | Bath & Wessex Opera

ARMINIO | Director: Olivia Fuchs | Royal College Music

THE MASK OF ORPHEUS | Director: Stephen Langridge | Royal Festival Hall

THE CORONATION OF POPPEA | Director: Peter James | The Purcell Quartet, Japan

THE CUNNING PEASANT | Director: Robert Chevara | Guildhall

LA FEDELTA PREMIATA | Director: Jamie Hayes | Guildhall