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About Ben

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Ben is an award winning Lighting Designer. He trained at Rose Bruford College of Speech and Drama in London and has worked extensively in theatre and television worldwide. He is an Associate Artist of Curve in Leicester.

Theatre includes:

Before the Party (Salisbury Playhouse); The Addams Family (UK Tour); Faust (Altes Schauspielhaus, Stuttgart); The Wedding Singer (UK Tour); La Cage Aux Folles (UK Tour); Cinderella (London Palladium); Kiss Me Kate (WNO & Opera North); The Importance of Being Ernest (Birmingham Rep & Curve); Breakfast at Tiffany’s (Theatre Royal Haymarket & UK Tour); The Donkey Show (Proud Camden); Legally Blonde (Curve & Deagu Opera House, South Korea); Canned Laughter (Scottish Tour); Dracula (Singapore & Bangkok); Xanadu, Antigone (Southwark Playhouse); Annie (UK & South African Tour); Beautiful Thing (Curve & UK Tour); 1984 (Altes Schauspielhaus, Stuttgart); Saturday Night Fever (Theatre Royal, Bath & UK Tour); Othello, Much Ado About Nothing, As You Like It (Stafford Shakespeare Festival); Chess (Toronto & UK Tour);  The Memory of Water (New Vic, Stoke); Our House (New Wolsey, Ipswich & UK Tour); West Side Story (Victoria Warehouse, Manchester); Sherlock Holmes (West Yorkshire Playhouse); All the Fun of the Fair (Garrick Theatre); Visiting Mr Green (Trafalgar Studios); 20th Century Boy (Belgrade, Coventry & UK Tour); Inala (Sadlers Wells & International Tour); The Picture of Dorian Grey, The Life, Strangers On A Train, Tommy (English Theatre, Frankfurt); Merrily We Roll Along (Theatre Clwyd);  African Snow (York Theatre Royal & Trafalgar Studios)

Television includes:

Quadrophenia (The Royal Albert Hall, London); Lenny Henry sings the Blues;  The 2012 & 2013 Classic Brit Awards (Royal Albert Hall); The 2011 – 2017 Olivier Awards (Royal Opera House / Royal Albert Hall for ITV & BBC) (Knight of Illumination Award for Best Lighting Design); The 2006 – 2013 Brits Launch, Who Wants to be a Millionaire?, The 2015 BRITs Afterparty (ITV); The Kinshasa Symphony Orchestra at The Royal Festival Hall, The 2010 Papal visit and Mass, Fresh from the Fringe, Rufus Wainwright (BBC); Il Divo (The London Coliseum); The Kaiser Chiefs, Goldfrapp (Brixton Academy for DVD).

Awards includes:

2017 Fleur du Cap South African Theatre Awards for ANNIE (Nominated)

2014 Knight of Illumination for THE OLIVIER AWARDS (Winner)

2014 Broadwayworld Award for SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER in Frankfurt (Nominated)

2014 Broadwayworld Award for FLASH MOB (Nominated)