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Richard G Jones


Richard G Jones

Lighting Designer

Numerous productions Richard has lit include: The Rubenstein Kiss, Journey’s End, Other Desert Cities, Good People, Noises Off, The Railway Children, The Collector, Venus in Fur, Breaking The Code, The York Mystery Plays, All Quiet on the Western Front, The Guinea Pig Club, Whiter Than Snow, Amy’s View, Behud, Twelfth Night, Chicken Soup with Barley, City of Angels, Good People, My Family and Other Animals, Bouncers, Death of a Salesman, The Hired Man, All My Sons, A Taste of Honey, Wind in the Willows and Peter Pan.

Richard lit the actor musician Broadway production of Sweeney Todd at the Eugene O’Neill Theater, for which won a Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Lighting Design. He was nominated for a TMA Theatre Award for Best Lighting Design for The Railway Children at the National Railway Museum as well as a DORA award for the Toronto production.

Richard’s West End work includesSunset Boulevard, Sweeney Todd, The Gondoliers, Mack and Mabel, Carmen, When Pigs Fly, Steptoe and Son and Horrid Henry Live and Horrid.

His UK National tours include: Sister Act 2016/17, Fiddler on the Roof, Calamity Jane, Harry Enfield and Paul Whitehouse Legends Tour, Beautiful Thing, Wuthering Heights, Rasputin, Candide, The Hot Mikado, Canterbury Tales, Spongebob Squarepants the Sponge that could Fly, Accidental Death of an Anarchist, To Kill a Mockingbird, The Diary of Anne Frank and the Strictly Come Dancing Arena Tours.

Richard is currently working on designs for the new Catherine Tate Live Tour (Phil McIntyre); Sinbad (The New Wolsey Theatre Ipswich); Cinderella (York Theatre Royal); Celebrating Christmas with the Salvation Army 2016 (Royal Albert Hall London); and Strictly Come Dancing Arena Tour 2017 (Phil McIntyre and Stage Entertainment).

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