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Tom is a London-based Director, Creative Director, Production, Exhibition and Scenic and Costume Designer for theatre, music and live events. His studio's work reaches extensively across Theatre, Opera, Dance, Exhibition and Live Music including collaborations with Christine and the Queens, The Pet Shop Boys, Sam Smith, Apple Music and MTV. He regularly works in London's major theatres (National Theatre, Royal Court, Almeida, Donmar Warehouse, ENO) and is Tony-nominated for his work on Broadway. His designs can currently be seen in Cabaret at the Kit Kat Club in both the West End and on Broadway.

Awards and Nominations

For design

2021 Critics’ Circle Best Design award for Cabaret

2022 Evening Standard Award for Cabaret

2022 Olivier Award nomination for Best Set for Cabaret

2022 Olivier Award nomination for Best Costume Design for Cabaret

2019 WhatsOnStage Award for Best Set Design

2019 WhatsOnStage Award nomination for Best Costume Design for Little Shop of Horrors

2019 Critics’ Circle Best Design award for A Very Expensive Poison

2019 Broadway World UK Nomination for Best Set Design for A Very Expensive Poison

2016 Tony Award Nomination Best Costume for King Charles III

2016 Outer Critics Circle Nomination Best Costume for King Charles III

2013 WhatsOnStage Award Best Set Designer for Constellations and The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe

2007 Linbury Prize for Stage Design

2007 Jocelyn Herbert Award for Stage Design

2005/6 Philip Carne Prize

Royal Welsh College Music and Drama Theatre Design Award 2003-4, 2004-5 & 2005-6

For direction

2019 Stage Debut Award nomination for Berberian Sound Studio

For architecture

2023 Civic Trust Pro Tem Award – Kit Kat Club at The Playhouse

2023 RIBA national and London Award for Kit Kat Club at The Playhouse

As team:

2022 Olivier Best Revival Constellations

2022 Olivier Best New Opera Production Cunning Little Vixen

2019 Olivier Best Revival Summer and Smoke

2017 Olivier Best Musical Revival Jesus Christ Superstar

2019 WhatsOnStage Best Musical Revival Little Shop of Horrors

List Of Productions

2024

CABARET | Director: Rebecca Frecknall | The Kit Kat Club, Broadway

TOSCA | Director: Edward Dick | Margaret Court Arena/ Melbourne/Sydney Opera House, Australia

DIE WALKÜRE | Director: John Fulljames | Greek National Opera

THE CUNNING LITTLE VIXEN | Director: Jaime Manton | Canadian Opera Company

CARMEN | Director: Carrie Cracknell | Metropolitan Opera, US

2023

JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR | Director: Tim Sheader | UK Tour

CABARET | Director: Rebecca Frecknall | Kit Kat Club, West End

2022

JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR | Director: Tim Sheader | US Tour

MARYS SEACOLE | Director: Nadia Latif | Donmar Warehouse

DIE WALKÜRE | Director: John Fulljames | Royal Danish Theatre

CUNNING LITTLE VIXEN | Director: Jamie Manton | English National Opera

2021

CABARET | Director Rebecca Frecknall | Playhouse Theatre

CONSTELLATIONS | Director: Michael Longhurst | Vaudeville Theatre, West End

CAROUSEL | Set & Co-Costume Designer | Director: Timothy Sheader | Regent's Park Open Air Theatre

LIGHT - BACH DANCES | Director: John Fulljames | Choreographer: Hofesh Shechter | Royal Danish Theatre & Hofesh Shechter Company co-production

2020

NINE LESSONS AND CAROLS | Director: Rebecca Frecknall | Almeida Theatre

SANCTUARY CITY | Director: Rebecca Frecknall | New York Theatre Workshop

JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR | Concert Version | Director: Timothy Sheader | Regent's Park Open Air

2019

JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR | Director: Timothy Sheader | US Tour

FAIRVIEW | Director: Nadia Latif | Young Vic

A VERY EXPENSIVE POISON | Director: John Crowley | Old Vic

LIAM GALLAGHER MTV UNPLUGGED | Hull City Hall

JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR | Director: Timothy Sheader | Barbican

OUTWITTING THE DEVIL | Visual Designer | Director: Akram Khan | Akram Khan Company/ Colours International Dance Festival, Theaterhaus, Germany

BERBERIAN SOUND STUDIO | Director: Tom Scutt | Donmar Warehouse

2018

CHRISTINE & THE QUEENS | At Salle Pleyel, Paris, France

JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR | Director: Timothy Sheader | Lyric Opera Chicago, US

TOSCA | Director: Edward Dick | Opera North

LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS | Director: Maria Aberg | Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park

FRIDA KAHLO: MAKING HER SELF UP | Victoria & Albert Musuem

JULIE | Director: Carrie Cracknell | National Theatre, Lyttelton

SUMMER AND SMOKE | Director: Rebecca Frecknall | Almeida Theatre/ Duke of York's Theatre, West End

2017

SAM SMITH | At Tate Modern, London

BELLEVILLE | Director: Michael Longhurst | Donmar Warehouse

GRAND FINALE | Hofesh Shechter | International Tour

THE LADY FROM THE SEA | Director: Kwame Kwei-Armah | Donmar Warehouse

GRAND FINALE | Director: Hofesh Shechter | Hofesh Shechter Company

JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR | Director: Timothy Sheader | Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park

WOYZECK | Director: Joe Murphy | Old Vic

SEVENTEEN | Director: Anne-Louise Sarks | Lyric Hammersmith

2016

LES LIASONS DANGEREUSES | Director: Josie Rourke | Booth Theatre, NYC, US 

FANTASTIC MR FOX | Director: Maria Aberg | Nuffield Theatre/Tour

KING CHARLES III | Director: Rupert Goold | Sydney Theatre Company, Australia

MTV VIDEO MUSIC AWARDS | At Madison Square Garden, NYC, US

THE DEEP BLUE SEA | Director: Carrie Cracknell | National Theatre Lyttelton

JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR | Director: Timothy Sheader | Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre

ELEGY | Director: Josie Rourke | Donmar Warehouse

2015

LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES | Director: Josie Rourke | Donmar Warehouse

KING CHARLES III | Director: Rupert Goold | NYC Music Box Theatre, US/ Birmingham Rep/ UK Tour

A NUMBER | Director: Michael Longhurst | Nuffield Theatre/ Young Vic

EAST IS EAST | Director: Sam Yates | ATG/ UK Tour

CONSTELLATIONS | Director: Michael Longhurst | Trafalgar Studio/ UK Tour

MTV VIDEO MUSIC AWARDS | At Microsoft Centre, LA, US

CONSTELLATIONS | Director: Mike Longhurst | Manhattan Theatre Club, NYC, US

ON OFF | Director: Andreas Dalsgaard & Jesper Pederson | Aarhus Teater, Denmark

2014

THE MERCHANT OF VENICE | Director: Rupert Goold | Almeida Theatre

HOPE | Director: John Tiffany | Royal Court

EAST IS EAST | Director: Sam Yates | Trafalgar Studio/ Jamie Lloyd Season

MR. BURNS | Director: Robert Icke | Almeida Theatre

KING CHARLES III | Director: Rupert Goold | Wyndham’s Theatre, West End/ Almeida Theatre

MEDEA | Carrie Cracknell | National Theatre

A LIFE OF GALILEO | Roxana Silbert | Birmingham Repertory Theatre/ UK Tour

A NUMBER | Michael Longhurst | Nuffield Theatre

THE WEIR | Josie Rourke | West End/Donmar Warehouse

2013

THE DJINNS OF EIDGAH | Richard Twyman | Royal Court (Jerwood)

THE RITUAL SLAUGHTER OF GORGE MASTROMAS | Vicky Featherstone | Royal Court Theatre

WOZZECK | Carrie Cracknell | English National Opera

HOW THE WHALE BECAME | Natalie Abrahami | Royal Opera House

THE FLYING DUTCHMAN | Harry Fehr | Scottish Opera

THE WEIR | Josie Rourke | Donmar Warehouse/ West End

A LIFE OF GALILEO | Roxana Silbert | Royal Shakespeare Company

PREVIOUS PRODUCTIONS

CONSTELLATIONS | Michael Longhurst | Duke of York’s/ Royal Court

NO QUARTER | Jeremy Herrin | Royal Court

KING LEAR | Michael Attenborough | Almeida Theatre

THE LION, THE WITCH AND THE WARDROBE | Director: Rupert Goold, Michael Fentiman | Kensington Gardens

SOUTH DOWNS/ THE BROWNING VERSION | Director: Jeremy Herrin, Angus Jackson | West End / Chichester Minerva Theatre

ABSENT FRIENDS | Jeremy Herrin | West End / Sonia Friedman Productions

MOGADISHU | Nominated for Outstanding Achievement in an Affiliate Theatre Olivier Award | Director: Matthew Dunster | UK Tour/ Manchester Royal Exchange/ Lyric Hammersmith

13 | Thea Sharrock | National Theatre

ROMEO AND JULIET | Dirctor: Rupert Goold | Royal Court

RIGOLETTO | Lindsay Posner | Opera Holland Park

THE MERCHANT OF VENICE | Rupert Goold | Royal Shakespeare Company

REMEMBRANCE DAY | Michael Longhurst | Royal Court

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM | Natalie Abrahami | Headlong Theatre / Nuffield Southampton tour

HAMLET | Paul Miller | Sheffield Crucible Theatre

THROUGH A GLASS DARKLY | Michael Attenborough | Almeida Theatre

PRESSURE DROP | Christoper Haydon | On Theatre

AFTER MISS JULIE | Tom Daley | Salisbury Playhouse

VANYA | Natalie Abrahami | Gate Theatre, Notting Hill

THE CONTINGENCY PLAN (Double bill) – ON THE BEACH & RESILIENCE | Michael Longhurst & Tamara Harvey | The Bush

UNBROKEN | Natalie Abrahami | The Gate, Notting Hill

THE INTERNATIONALIST | Natalie Abrahami | The Gate, Notting Hill