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Oliver is a freelance lighting designer for theatre, opera and dance.

Awards and Nominations

2012 WhatsonStage Award Nomination for Best Lighting Design for My City at the Almeida.


2011 UK Theatre Awards Nomination for Best Design for Tis Pity She's A Whore at the West Yorkshire Playhouse (Mike Britton set design).

List Of Productions

2024

DEAR OCTOPUS |  Director: Emily Burns | National Theatre

POWER OF SAIL | Menier Chocolate Factory

THE CORD | Bush Theatre

2023

CLYDE'S | Director: Lynette Linton | Donmar Warehouse

THE FATHER AND THE ASSASSIN | Director: Indhu Rubasingham | National Theatre

BERLUSCONI: A NEW MUSICAL | Director: James Grieve | Southwark Playhouse

TROUBLE IN BUTETOWN | Director: Tinuke Craig | Donmar Warehouse

2022

KERRY JACKSON | Director: Indhu Rubasingham | National Theatre

BLUES FOR AN ALABAMA SKY | Director: Lynette Linton | National Theatre

THE YEOMEN OF THE GUARD | Director: Jo Davies | English National Opera

HANDBAGGED | Director: Indhu Rubasingham | Kiln Theatre

THE BEST EXOTIC MARIGOLD HOTEL | Director: Lucy Bailey | UK Tour

THE FATHER AND THE ASSASSIN | Director: Indhu Rubasingham | National Theatre

2021

WENDY & PETER | Directors: Jonathan Munby & Rupert Hands | Leeds Playhouse

OLEANNA | Director: Lucy Bailey | Arts Theatre

THE SUN, THE MOON, AND THE STARS | Director: Nadia Fall | Theatre Royal Stratford East

THE INVISIBLE HAND | Director: Indhu Rubasingham | Kiln Theatre

2020

OLEANNA | Director: Lucy Bailey | Theatre Royal Bath

CABARET | Director: James Grieve | Gothenburg Opera, Sweden

A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC | Director: James Briening | Leeds Playhouse

PASS OVER | Director: Indhu Rubasingham | Kiln Theatre

2019

CARMEN | Director: Jo Davies | Welsh National Opera

THE ARRIVAL | Director: Bijan Sheibani | Bush Theatre

SWEAT | Director: Lynette Linton | Gielgud Theatre

WHEN THE CROWS VISIT | Director: Indhu Rubasingham | Kiln Theatre

NOYE'S FLUDDE | Director: Lyndsey Turner | Theatre Royal Stratford East, ENO

ADMISSIONS | Director: Daniel Aukin | Trafalgar Studios

GHOSTS | Director: Lucy Bailey | Royal & Derngate

HANSEL  AND GRETEL | Director: Timothy Sheader | Regents Park Open Air Theatre

TARTUFFE | Director: Blanche McIntyre | National Theatre, Lyttleton

2018

SWEAT | Director: Lynette Linton | Donmar Warehouse

THE MERRY WIDOW | Director: Giles Havergal | Opera North/ UK Tour

CALENDAR GIRLS | Director: Matt Ryan | UK Tour

KING LEAR | Director: Jonathan Munby | Duke of York's Theatre

WHITE TEETH | Director: Indhu Rubasingham | Kiln Theatre

HOLY SH!T | Director: Indhu Rubasingham | Kiln Theatre

GENESIS INC. | Director: Laurie Sansom | Hampstead Theatre

GIRLS AND BOYS | Director: Lyndsey Turner | The Royal Court/ Minetta Lane Theatre

2017

MOTHER CHRISTMAS | Director: Donnacadh O'Briain | Hampstead Theatre

THE OPEN HOUSE | Director: Michael Boyd | Ustinov Studios, Bath/ Print Room

LOVE FROM A STRANGER | Director: Lucy Bailey | Northampton/ UK Tour

GLORIA | Director: Michael Longhurst | Hampstead Theatre

LOOKING AT LUCIAN | Director: Tom Attenborough | Ustinov Studios, Bath

KING LEAR | Director: Jonathan Munby | Chichester Festival Theatre

LES MISERABLES | Director: James Grieve | Jonkoping, Sweden

OCCUPATIONAL HAZARDS | Director: Simon Godwin | Hampstead Theatre

UGLY LIES THE BONE | Director: Indhu Rubasingham | National Theatre

PINOCCHIO | Director: William Tuckett | National Ballet of Canada

2016

ONE NIGHT IN MIAMI | Director: Kwame Kei Armah | Donmar Warehouse

COMUS | Director: Lucy Bailey | Shakespeare's Globe

MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING & LOVES LABOUR'S LOST | Director: Christopher Luscombe | Chichester Festival Theatre/ Haymarket, West End

THE MERCHANT OF VENICE | Director: Jonathan Munby | Shakespeare's Globe/ International Tour

LES MISERBALES | Director: James Grieve | Wermland Opera, Sweden

THE INVISIBLE HAND | Director: Indhu Rubasingham | Tricycle Theatre

REASONS TO BE HAPPY | Director: Michael Attenborough | Hampstead Theatre

RIGHT NOW | Director: Michael Boyd | Ustinov Studio, Bath/ Bush Theatre/ Traverse Theatre

PRIVATE LIVES | Director: Tom Attenborough | UK Tour

RED VELVET | Director: Indhu Rubasingham | Garrick Theatre/ Kenneth Branagh Season

2015

WENDY AND PETER PAN | Director: Jonathan Munby | RST, Royal Shakespeare Company

THE WHIPPING MAN | Director: Tom Attenborough | Drum Theatre, Plymouth

THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST | Director: Lucy Bailey | UK Tour

HANDBAGGED | Director: Indhu Rubasingham | UK Tour

LELA & CO. | Director: Jude Christian | Upstairs, Royal Court

TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD | Director: Timothy Sheader | Barbican Theatre

THE MOTHERF*CKER WITH THE HAT | Director: Indhu Rubasingham | Lyttleton, National Theatre

PRIDE AND PREJUDICE | Director: Tamara Harvey | Sheffield Theatres

THE VOTE | Director: Josie Rourke | Donmar Warehouse

THE JEW OF MALTA | Director: Justin Audibert | Swan Theatre, Royal Shakespeare Company

MERMAID | Director: Polly Teale | Shared Experience

MULTITUDES | Director: Indhu Rubasingham | Tricyle Theatre

THE KING'S SPEECH | Director: Roxanne Silbert | Chichester Festival Theatre/ UK Tour

DI AND VIV AND ROSE | Director: Anna Mackmin | Vaudeville Theatre, West End

2014

LOVE'S LABOUR'S WON  (MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING) | Director: Christopher Luscombe | RST, Royal Shakespeare Company

LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST | Director: Christopher Luscombe | RST, Royal Shakespeare Company

TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD | Director: Timothy Sheader | Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park

THERESE RAQUIN | Director: Jonathan Munby | Theatre Royal Bath/ UK Tour

THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST | Director: Lucy Bailey | The Harold Pinter Theatre

THE COLBY SISTERS | Director: Trip Cullman | Tricycle Theatre

HOBSON'S CHOICE | Director: Nadia Fall | Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park

BAKERSFIELD MIST | Director: Polly Teale | Duchess Theatre

HOW MANY MILES TO BABYLON | Director: Philip Wilson | Lyric Theatre, Belfast

HANDBAGGED | Director: Indhu Rubasingham | Tricycle Theatre

INTO THE WOODS | Director: Lee Blakely | Chatelet

RED VELVET | Director: Indhu Rubasingham | St. Ann's Warehouse, New York, US 

THE BIG MEAL | Director: Michael Boyd | Ustinov Studio, Bath

2013

WENDY AND PETER PAN | Director: Jonathan Munby | RST, Royal Shakespeare Company

HANDBAGGED | Director: Indhu Rubasingham | Tricycle Theatre

ROUTES | Director: Simon Godwin | Upstairs, Royal Court

A BOY AND HIS SOUL | Director: Titis Halder | Tricycle Theatre

KING LEAR | Director: Lucy Bailey | Theatre Royal Bath

CANDIDA | Director: Simon Godwin | Theatre Royal, Bath

BRACKEN MOOR | Director: Polly Teale | Tricycle Theatre/ Shared Experience

TO KILL A MOCKINGBORD | Director: Timothy Sheader | Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park

TRAVELS WITH MY AUNT | Director: Christopher Luscombe | Menier Chocolate Factory

SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE | Director: Lee Blakeley | Chatelet, Franc

PAPER DOLLS | Director: Indhu Rubasingham | Tricyle Theatre

WERTHER | Director: Pia Furtado | Scottish Opera

THE WINTERS TALE | Director: Lucy Bailey | RST, Royal Shakespeare Theatre

2012

RED VELVET | Director: Indhu Rubasingham | Tricyle Theatre

THE KINGDOM |  Director: Lucy Pitman-Wallace | Soho Theatre

BERENICE | Director: Josie Rourke | Donmar Warehouse

BLUE ORANGE | Director: Christopher Luscombe | UK Tour

THE WITNESS | Director: Simon Godwin | Upstairs, Royal Court

AFTER MISS JULIE | Director: Natali Abrahami | The Maria, Young Vic

ROMEO AND JULIET | Director: Jonathan Munby | Tokyo, Japan

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM | Director: Sean Holmes | Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith

THE MADNESS OF GEORGE III | Director: Christopher Luscombe | Apollo Theatre

THE TAMING OF THE SHREW | Director: Lucy Bailey | RST, Royal Shakespeare Company

HUIS CLOS | Director: Paul Hart | Trafalgar Studio 2

2011

THE KICTHEN SINK | Director: Tamara Harvey | Bush Theatre

THE KINGDOM OF EARTH | Director: Lucy Bailey | The Print Room

THE MADNESS OF KING GEORGE III | Director: Christopher Luscombe | Theatre Royal, Bath

MY CITY | Director: Stephen Poliakoff | Almeida

FABRICATION | Director: Lucy Bailey | Print Room

THE BEGGAR'S OPERA | Director: Lucy Bailey | Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park

MONGREL ISALND | Director: Steve Marmion | Soho Theatre

REALISM | Director: Steve Marmion | Soho Theatre

A MERRY WIDOW | Director: Giles Havergal | Opera Australia

TIS PITY SHE'S A WHORE | Director Jonathan Munby | Courtyard, West Yorkshire Playhouse

SAVED | Director: Sean Holmes | Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith

MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING | Director: Lucy Pitman-Wallace | Malmo, Sweden

THE HOLY ROSENBURGS | Director: Laurie Sansom | Cottesloe, National Theatre

2010

ELECTRA | Director: Lucy Pitman-Wallace | Manteatern

A MERRY WIDOW | Director: Giles Havergal | Opera North

THE PICTURE | Director: Philip Wilson | Salisbury Playhouse

HAMLET | Director: Paul Miller | Crucible Theatre

HAYFEVER | Director: Ian Brown | West Yorkshire Playhouse

IF THERE IS I HAVEN'T FOUND IT YET | Director: Josie Rourke | Bush Theatre

A NUMBER | Director: Jonathan Munby | Menier Chocolate Factory

RUINED | Director:Indhu Rubasingham | Almieda Theatre

DISCONNECT | Director: Indhu Rubasingham | Upstairs, Royal Court

GHOSTS | Director: Ian Glen | Duchess Theatre

2009

TIMING | Direrctor: Tamara Harvey | The King's Head

THE GRAIN STORE | Director: Michael Boyd | The Courtyard, Royal Shakespeare Company

THE DRUNKS | Director: Anthony Nelson | The Courtyard, Royal Shakespeare Company

JULIUS CAESAR | Director: Lucy Bailey | The Courtyard, Royal Shakespeare Company

THE CONTINGENCY PLAN | Director: Michael Longhurst, Tamara Harvey | Bush Theatre

THE LADY FROM THE SEA | Director: Lucy Bailey | Birmingham Rep

THE LINE | Director: Matthew Lloyd | Arcola Theatre

PRIVATE LIVES | Director: Lucy Bailey | Hampstead Theatre

2008

FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD | Director: Kate Saxon | English Touring Theatre

ENDGAME | Director: Lucy Pitman-Wallace | Everyman, Liverpool

MARY STEWART | Director: Lucy Pitman-Wallace | Malmo Theatre, Sweden

THE ELEPHANT MAN | Director: Ellie Jones | Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield

HEDDA GABLER | Director: Anna Mackmin | The Gate, Dublin

HAPPY NOW? | Director: Thea Sharrock | Cottesloe, National Theatre

SHE STOOPS TO CONQUER | Director: Jonathan Munby | Birmingham Rep

NOISES OFF | Director: Philip Wilson | Liverpool Playhouse

2007

JACK AND THE BEANSTALK | Director: Giles Havergal | Barbican Theatre

A MODEL GIRL | Director: Ruth Carney | Greenwich Theatre

KEAN | Director: Adrian Noble | Apollo Theatre

HEARTBREAK HOUSE | Director: Indhu Rubasingham | Watford Playhouse

SUNSHINE ON LEITH | Director: James Brining | Dundee Rep & Tour

THE GIANT | Director: Greg Doran | Hampstead Theatre

PURE GOLD | Director: Indhu Rubasingham | Soho Theatre

GLASS EALS | Director: Lucy Bailey | Hampstead Theatre

A CONVERSATION | Director: Jacob Murray | Royal Exchange Theatre

NOISES OFF | Director: Philip Wilson | Liverpool Playhouse

A MODEL GIRL | Director: Ruth Carney | Greenwich Theatre

HENRY V | Director: Jonathan Munby | Royal Exchnage Theatre

MY FAIR LADY | Director: Trevor Nunn | Cameron Mackintosh

2006

THE CARETAKER | Director: Jamie Lloyd | Crucible Theatre

HANSEL AND GRETEL | Director: Dominic Hill | Dundee Rep

FOLLIES | Director: Laurie Sansom | Theatre Royal Northampton

ALL MY SONS | Director: Gemma Bodinetz | Liverpool Playhouse

OZ | Director: Greg Banks | Unicorn Theatre

RESTORATION | Director: Rupert Goold | Headlong

MIRANDOLINA | Director: Jonathan Munby | Royal Exchange Theatre

CHAIRS | Director: Thea Sharrock | Gate Theatre

PLAY ANTARTICA | Director: Tony Graham |Unicorn Theatre

ON THE PISTE | Director Paul Raffield | Birmingham Rep

HOBSON'S CHOICE | Director: Timothy Sheader | Watermill Theatre

COMFORT ME WITH APPLES | Director: Lucy Bailey | Hampstead Theatre

TARTUFFE |  Director: Jonathan Munby | Watermill Theatre