by William Shakespeare
22 May – 6 July 2023

Nick Richings

Nick has designed lighting for numerous shows at Vienna’s English Theatre including Rent, The 39 Steps, I Do! I Do!, Romeo & Juliet, The Woman in Black, Closer, Tuesdays with Morrie, Next to Normal, Syncopation and, most recently, Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery.

His current and forthcoming work includes: The Rocky Horror Show (UK Tour, Australian Tour) and Blood Brothers (UK Tour).

Nick’s recent work includes: Darker Shores and The Cherry Orchard (Theatre Royal Windsor), Saturday Night Fever and The Rocky Horror Show (Peacock Theatre and UK Tour), Jack and the Beanstalk (Hackney Empire), Berlin Berlin, Beauty and The Beast (BB Productions, Germany), Dirty Dancing (UK Tour), Cruel Intentions (Edinburgh Festival), Wizard of Oz (Birmingham Rep), The Nightingales (Bath Theatre Royal and UK Tour), Fat Friends the Musical (UK tour) and Touched (Nottingham Playhouse).

Nick’s West End designs include: The Glenn Miller Story (London Coliseum), Nell Gwynn (Apollo Theatre & Shakespeare’s Globe), Forbidden Broadway & Just Jim Dale (Vaudeville Theatre), Monty Python’s Spamalot (Playhouse Theatre), Simply the Best (Savoy Theatre), La Cage aux Folles (Playhouse Theatre - Olivier Award winner of Best Musical Revival 2009, which transferred to Broadway - Tony Award nomination for Best Lighting and Tony Award winner of Best Musical), Damon Albarn’s Monkey: Journey to the West (Royal Opera House and also Lincoln Center in New York, Paris and the O2), Whistle Down the Wind (Palace Theatre and US tour), The Rocky Horror Show (Playhouse Theatre), Fiddler on the Roof, starring Topol, and Scrooge, starring Tommy Steele (London Palladium), Mystery of Charles Dickens (West End, UK Tour and Broadway), A Slip of the Tongue with John Malkovich (Shaftesbury Theatre) and Derren Brown: Something Wicked This Way Comes (winner of the 2006 Olivier Award for Best Entertainment - Cambridge Theatre).

UK tours include: Dirty Dancing, Saturday Night Fever, The Rocky Horror Show, Cilla the Musical, Ghost, Priscilla Queen of the Desert, The Glenn Miller Story, The Sound of Music, Jesus Christ Superstar, Monty Python’s Spamalot, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, Blood Brothers, Starlight Express, Spend Spend Spend! Strictly Come Dancing: the Professionals, Armstrong and Miller - Live, Laughter in the Rain, Jekyll & Hyde and Guys and Dolls.

Nick’s Regional Rep work includes; While the Sun Shines, Time and the Conways (Theatre Royal Bath), The Ladykillers, Witches of Eastwick, Sleuth, Ben Hur and Marriage of Figaro (Watermill Theatre), Mother Courage, The Seagull, The Heretic, A Doll’s House, Glenn Gary Glenn Ross, Great Expectations and Faith Healer (Library Theatre Manchester), The Price, Our Man in Havana, Hound of the Baskervilles and Travesties (Nottingham Playhouse), Sweet Charity, Midsummer Songs, Mods and Rox and Guys and Dolls (New Wolsey Ipswich), The Recruiting Officer and The Maid of Butterworth (Theatre by the Lake Keswick).

International work includes: Beauty & the Beast (Germany), Ghost (Moscow, Dubai, Paris), Priscilla Queen of the Desert (New Zealand), Saturday Night Fever, Mary Poppins, The Producers, Beauty and the Beast and Chess (Copenhagen), A Sigh of Love (Shanghai Ballet), The Rocky Horror Show (South Africa, Korea, Singapore, Australia and New Zealand), Grease (International), Cinderella (Tokyo) and Farewell My Concubine (Beijing).