About Ben

Ben is an award winning Lighting Designer. He trained at Rose Bruford College of Speech and Drama in London and has worked extensively across the UK and Internationally. He is an Associate Artist of Curve in Leicester.

Theatre includes:

Dracula (Cheltenham & UK Tour); Rock of Ages (UK Tour); La Clemenza di Tito (Opera de Lausanne); Heathers (Theatre Royal Haymarket, West End); Young Frankenstein (Garrick, West End); Sunset Blvd (Curve & UK Tour); An Officer and A Gentleman (Curve & UK Tour); Scrooge (Curve); Annie (Piccadilly Theatre, West End); Before the Party (Salisbury Playhouse); The Addams Family (UK Tour & Singapore); The Tempest, Othello, Much Ado About Nothing, As You Like It (Stafford Shakespeare Festival); Voices of The Amazon (Sadler’s Wells & International Tour); What the Butler Saw (Curve & Theatre Royal Bath); The Wedding Singer (UK Tour); La Cage Aux Folles (UK Tour); Cinderella (London Palladium, West End); Kiss Me Kate (WNO & Opera North); The Importance of Being Ernest (Birmingham Rep & Curve); Breakfast at Tiffany’s (Theatre Royal Haymarket, West End);  Legally Blonde (Curve & International Tour);  Dracula (Singapore & Bangkok); Faust & 1984 (Altes Schauspielhaus, Stuttgart); Saturday Night Fever (Theatre Royal, Bath & UK Tour); 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. West End); Visiting Mr Green (Trafalgar Studios); 20th Century Boy (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)2018

For the last eight years Ben has lit the The Olivier Awards which most recently took place at The Royal Albert Hall and was broadcast on ITV.


Awards includes:

2018 Olivier Award Best Entertainment & Family for DICK WHITTINGTON (Winner)

2018 Great British Pantomime Award for Best Lighting of CINDERELLA (Winner)

2017 Knight of Illumination for THE OLIVIER AWARDS (Nominated)

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

2017 Olivier Award Best Entertainment & Family for CINDERELLA (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)