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Robert is a winning international production designer. He has received critical acclaim designing both sets and costumes for opera, theatre and large scale events in Europe, America and worldwide. He is based in London.

Awards and Nominations

2007 TMA Designer of the Year for Promises Promises at Sheffield Crucible


2007 Opernwelt Set Design of the Year for Die Soldaten at Ruhr Triannale


1997 TMA Designer of the Year for The Wasp Factory at West Yorkshire Playhouse and My Mother Said for Oxford Stage Company


1996 Critics Circle Designer of the Year for The Comedy of Errors at the RSC and The Weavers at the Gate Theatre.

List Of Productions

2024

TRISTAN UND ISOLDE | Director: Paul Curran | San Francisco Opera, US

LA TRAVIATA | Director: Shawna Lucey | LA Opera, US

THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR | Director: Blanche McIntyre | Royal Shakespeare Company

2023

DALIBOR | Director: David Pountney | National Theatre Brno, Czech Republic

THE CHILDREN OF ATATURK | Director: Mehmet Ergen | Zorlu Performing Arts, Istanbul, Turkey

DER FLIEGENDE HOLLÄNDER | Director: Paul Curran | Teatro Comunale di Bologna, Italy

ORFEO ED EURIDICE & DIDO AND AENEAS | Director: Daniel Slater | The Grange Festival

2022

LA TRAVIATA | Director: Shawna Lucey | San Francisco Opera, US 

DMITRY | Director: Tim Supple | Marylebone Theatre

ALL'S WELL THAT ENDS WELL | Director: Blanche McIntyre | Royal Shakespeare Company

TAMERLANO | Director: Daniel Slater | The Grange Festival

2021

TOSCA | Director: Robert Innes Hopkins | San Francisco Opera, US

2020

PERICLES | Director: Blanche McIntyre | Royal Shakespeare Company (Ghost Show) 

DIE FLEDERMAUS | Director: Shawna Lucey | Opera Theatre of St Louis, US (Ghost Show) 

GOTTERDAMMARUNG | Director David Pountney | Lyric Opera of Chicago, US (Ghost Show)

2019

SECRET CINEMA 'CASINO ROYALE' SHANGHAI | Director: Angus Jackson | Secret Cinema / SMG, Shanghai, China

LINZ KLANGWOLKE 2019 | Director: David Pountney | Brucknerhaus, Linz, Austria

SECRET CINEMA 'CASINO ROYALE' | Director: Angus Jackson | Secret Cinema, London

BELSHAZZAR | Director: Daniel Slater | The Grange Festival

EDMOND DE BERGERAC | Director: Roxana Silbert | Birmingham Rep

2018

RING CYCLE: SIEGFRIED | Director: David Pountney | Lyric Opera, Chicago, US 

DON QUIXOTE | Director: Angus Jackson | Garrick Theatre

WAR AND PEACE | Director: David Pountney | Welsh National Opera

TOSCA | Director: Shawna Lucey | San Francisco Opera, US

2017

RING CYCLE: DIE WALKÜRE | Director: David Pountney | Lyric Opera, Chicago, US 

LADY IN THE VAN | Director: Jonathan Church | Theatre Royal Bath

CHARODEIKA | Director: David Pountney | Teatro di San Carlo, Naples, Italy

DIE WALKURE | Director: David Pountney | Chicago Lyric Opera, US 

JULIUS CAESAR | Director: Angus Jackson | Royal Shakespeare Company

ANTHONY AND CLEOPATRA | Director: Iqbal Khan | Royal Shakespeare Company

TITUS ANDRONICUS | Director: Blanche McIntyre | Royal Shakespeare Company

CORIOLANUS | Director: Angus Jackson | Royal Shakespeare Company

2016

RING CYCLE: DAS RHEINGOLD | Director: David Pountney | Lyric Opera, Chicago, US 

KENNY MORGAN | Director: Lucy Bailey | Arcola Theatre

NOISES OFF | Director: Blanche McIntyre | Nottingham Playhouse/ Northern Stage/ Nuffield Southampton

DON QUIXOTE | Director: Angus Jackson | RSC, Swan Theatre

IN PARENTHESIS | Director: David Pountney | Welsh National Opera Cardiff/ UK Tour

MADAMA BUTTERFLY | Director: Stephen Barlow | Den Jyske Opera, Denmark

2015

THE CRUCIBLE | Director: Tom Morris | Bristol Old Vic

AIDA | Director: Daniel Slater | Opera Holland Park

OPPENHEIMER | Director: Angus Jackson | Royal Shakespeare Company / Vaudeville Theatre, West End

SAUL AND DAVID | Director: David Pountney | Royal Danish Theatre

THE BOY IN THE STRIPED PYJAMAS | Director: Joe Murphy | Chichester Festival Theatre/ Fiery Angel

2014

SPEED THE PLOW | Director: Lindsay Posner | West End/ Playhouse Theatre

NEVILLE’S ISLAND | Director: Angus Jackson | West End/ Duke of York’s Theatre/ Chichester Festival Theatre

SWALLOWS AND AMAZONS | Revival | Director: Tom Morris | Bristol Old Vic

BARTERED BRIDE | Director: Daniel Slater | UK Tour/ New Zealand (2012)/ Valencia, Spain/ Strasbourg, France /Opera North.

KAFKA’S DICK | Director: David Grindley | Theatre Royal Bath

TONIGHT AT 8.30 | Director: Blanche McIntyre | Nuffield Theatre/ ETT

THE CUNNING LITTLE VIXEN | Director: Daniel Slater | Garsington Opera

OTHER DESERT CITIES | Director: Lindsay Posner | Old Vic

THE BFG | Director: Teresa Ludovico | Birmingham Rep

ARIODANTE | Director: Paul Curran | Royal Academy of Music

2013

KING LEAR | Director: Angus Jackson | Chichester Festival Theatre/ BAM NYC, US 

MAOMETTO II | Director: Edward Dick | Garsington Opera

A DOLL’S HOUSE | Director: Graham McLaren | National Theatre of Scotland

NABUCCO | Director: Daniel Slater | De Vlaamse Opera, Antwerp, Belgium

PREVIOUS THEATRE PRODUCTIONS

THE LAST SUMMER | Director: Toby Frow | The Gate, Dublin, Ireland

CHILDREN’S CHILDREN | Director: Jeremy Herrin | Almeida

SWALLOWS AND AMAZONS | Director: Tom Morris | UK Tour/ West End/ Bristol Old Vic

BINGO | Director: Angus Jackson | Young Vic/ Chichester Festival Theatre

CLYBOURNE PARK | Director: Dominic Cooke | West End/ Royal Court

DUNSINANE | Director: Roxanna Silbert | National Theatre of Scotland/ RSC/ Hampstead Theatre

GOODNIGHT MR TOM | Director: Angus Jackson | Chichester/ UK Tour

WANDERLUST | Director: Simon Godwin | Royal Court Upstairs

TUSK TUSK | Director: Jeremy Herrin | Royal Court Upstairs

WALLENSTEIN | Director: Angus Jackson | Chichester Festival Theatre

MARBLE | Director: Jeremy Herrin | Abbey Theatre Dublin, Ireland

DALLAS SWEETMAN | Director: Roxanna Silbert | Canterbury Cathedral

TWELTH NIGHT | Director: Ed Dick | Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre

ROMEO AND JULIET | Director: Tim Sheader | Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre

THE PRIORY | Director: Jeremy Herrin | Royal Court

OUR COUNTRY’S GOOD | Director: Ed Dick | Liverpool Playhouse

PINOCCHIO | Director: Mark Thompson | Royal Lyceum Edinburgh

THE PAIN AND THE ITCH | Director: Dominic Cooke | Royal Court

THE MEMBER OF THE WEDDING | Director: Matthew Dunster | Young Vic

CAROUSEL | Director: Angus Jackson | Chichester Festival Theatre

PROMISES PROMISES | Director: Angus Jackson | Sheffield Crucible

ARTURO UI | Director: Simon McBurney | New York, US

THE MALCONTENT | Director: Dominic Cooke | RSC, Swan Theatre

THE WASP FACTORY | Director: Malcolm Sutherland | West Yorkshire Playhouse

MY MOTHER SAID | Director: Dominic Cooke | Oxfod Stage Company

THE WEAVERS | Director: Dominic Cooke | Gate Theatre

THE COMEDY OF ERRORS | Director: Tim Supple | Royal Shakespeare Company

PREVIOUS OPERA AND DANCE

LOHENGRIN | Director: Daniel Slater | San Francisco, US/ Houston, US / Geneva, Switzerland

TRISTAN UND ISOLDE | Director: Paul Curran | Teatro La Fenice, Italy

TRISTAN UND ISOLDE | Director: Daniel Slater | Oslo, Norway

PRINCE IGOR | Director: David Pountney | Zurich, Switzerland/ Hamburg, Germany

KOMMILITONEN | Director: David Pountney | RAM/ Julliard, US

WOZZECK | Director: Daniel Slater | Santa Fe Opera, US 

PETER GRIMES | Director: Paul Curran | Oslo, Norway/ Washington DC/ Santa Fe, US 

PARSIFAL | Director: Nicola Raab | Tallinn, Estonia

HEART OF DARKNESS | Director: Ed Dick | ROH2

ELIXIR OF LOVE | Director: Daniel Slater | Welsh National Opera/ Opera North

PARADISE MOSCOW | Director: David Pountney | Opera North

NORMA | Director: Martin Constantine | Grange Park Opera

XERXES | Director: Daniel Slater | Stockholm, Sweden

BETROTHAL IN A MONESTARY | Director: Daniel Slater | Valencia, Spain/ Glyndebourne

DIE SOLDATEN | Director: David Pountney | Lincoln Center Festival, US/ Ruhr Triennale, Germany

CARMEN | Director: David Pountney | Bolshoi Moscow, Russia

BILLY BUDD | Director: Paul Curran | Santa Fe, US 

RAPE OF LUCRETIA | Director: Ed Dick | Snape Maltings

MANON LESCAUT | Director: Daniel Slater | Oviedo, Spain/ Oslo, Norway/ Opera North

RIGOLETTO | Director: Stefano Vizioli | Lyric Opera Chicago, US 

CUNNING LITTLE VIXEN | Director: Daniel Slater | Geneva, Switzerland/ San Fransisco, US/ Bregenz, Austria

FLYING DUTCHMAN | Director: David Pountney | Welsh National Opera/ Zurich, Switzerland

CAV AND PAG | Director: David Pountney | Deutsche Oper Berlin, Germany

SIMON BOCCANEGRA | Director: Stefano Vizioli | Santa Fe, US

CHARODEYKA | Director: David Pountney | Lisbon, Spain/ St Petersburg, Russia

LA BOHEME | Director: Dominic Cooke | Grange Park Opera

RIGOLETTO | Director: James Macdonald | Welsh National Opera

ITALIAN GIRL IN ALGIERS | Director: Ed Hastings | Santa Fe, US 

I CAPULETI E I MONTECCHI | Director: Dominic Cooke | Grange Park Opera