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Mike Britton

awards and nominations

Manchester Evening Post Award for ‘Best Design’ for Henry V at The Royal Exchange Theatre.
TMA Award for ‘Best Design’ on The Lady From The Sea at Birmingham Repertory Theatre.
UK Theatre Award nomination for ‘Best Design’ for ‘Tis Pity She's A Whore at West Yorkshire Playhouse.
UK Theatre Award nomination for ‘Best Design’ for A Tale of Two Cities at the Royal and Derngate Theatre.

Productions

2017

LOVE FROM A STRANGER

Director: Lucy Bailey
Royal & Derngate, Northampton

THE GRADUATE

Director: Lucy Bailey
West Yorkshire Playhouse & UK Tour

 

2016

DRAMATIC SCENES

Director: Iqbal Khan
Hollywood Bowl & Shakespeare’s Globe

ALL THE ANGELS

Director: Jonathan Munby
Shakespeare’s Globe

THE CRUCIBLE

Director: Jonathan Munby
Theatre Cocoon, Bunkamura Japan

A TALE OF TWO CITIES

Director: James Dacre
Royal & Derngate, Northampton and Touring Consortium

PLENTY

Director: David Leveaux
The Public Theater, New York

THE MERCHANT OF VENICE

Director: Jonathan Munby
Shakespeare’s Globe, Lincoln Center New York, Liverpool Playhouse

GREAT EXPECTATIONS

Director: Lucy Bailey
Quarry Theatre, West Yorkshire Playhouse

 

2015

ALL THE ANGELS: HANDEL AND THE FIRST MESSIAH

Director: Jonathan Munby
Sam Wanamaker Playhouse/Shakespeare’s Globe

THE ABSENCE OF WAR

Director: Jeremy Herrin
Headlong/Sheffield Crucible/Rose Kingston

THE MERCHANT OF VENICE

Director: Jonathan Munby
Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre

 

2014

CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF

Director: James Dacre
Royal & Derngate/Newcastle/Royal Exchange Manchester

HOLY WARRIORS

Director: James Dacre
Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre

THÉRÈSE RAQUIN

Director: Jonathan Munby
Theatre Royal Bath

WHO’S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF

Director: Adrian Noble
Theatre Royal Bath/UK Tour

HOW MANY MILES TO BABYLON?

Director: Philip Wilson
Lyric Theatre, Belfast

A TALE OF TWO CITIES

Director: James Dacre
Royal and Derngate

DIAL M FOR MURDER

Director: Lucy Bailey
UK Tour/Fiery Angel

 

2013

SEASON’S GREETINGS

Director: Tim Baker
Clwyd Theatr Cymru

ARISTOCRATS

 

Director: Kate Wasserberg
Clwyd Theatr Cymru

TO SIR WITH LOVE

Director: Mark Babych
Royal & Derngate, /UK Tour

CANDIDA

Director: Simon Godwin
Theatre Royal Bath

MACBETH

Director: Eve Best
Shakespeare’s Globe

ABIGAIL’S PARTY

Director: Lindsay Posner
UK Tour

 

previous productions

HERO

Director: Jeremy Herrin
Royal Court

THE PROMISE

Director: Alex Sims
Donmar Warehouse

RUDOLF

Director: David Leveaux
Imperial Theatre, Tokyo /Raimund Theatre, Vienna/Korea

THE TAMING OF THE SHREW

Director: Toby Frow
Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre

ABIGAIL’S PARTY

Director: Lindsay Posner
West End/Menier Chocolate Factory / Theatre Royal Bath

ROMEO AND JULIET

Director: Jonathan Munby
Akasaka Act Theatre, Tokyo and Theatre Brava, Osaka

BROKEN GLASS

Director: Iqbal Khan
Tricycle Theatre / West End

JUDGEMENT DAY

Director: James Dacre
The Print Room

A KIND OF ALASKA / KRAPP’S LAST TRAP

Director: Simon Godwin
Bristol Old Vic Studio

MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING

Director: Jeremy Herrin
Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre

THE DEEP BLUE SEA/ NIJINSKY

Director: Philip Franks
Chichester Festival Theatre

TIS PITY SHE’S A WHORE

Director: Jonathan Munby
West Yorkshire Playhouse

FAITH HEALER

Director: Simon Godwin
Bristol Old Vic

HAY FEVER

Director: Ian Brown
West Yorkshire Playhouse, Quarry Theatre

THE LATE MIDDLE CLASSES

Director: David Leveaux
Donmar Warehouse

LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES

Director: Toby Frow
Salisbury Playhouse

ARSENIC AND OLD LACE

Director: Philip Wilson
Salisbury Playhouse

THE TALES OF BALLYCUMBER

Director: David Leveaux
The Abbey Theatre, Dublin

DIAL M FOR MURDER

Director: Lucy Bailey
West Yorkshire Playhouse Courtyard Theatre, Fiery Angel National Tour

THE HYPOCHONDRIAC

Director: Gemma Bodinetz
Liverpool Playhouse Theatre,
ETT National Tour

WUTHERING HEIGHTS

Director: Indhu Rubasingham
Birmingham Repertory Theatre

THE THREE SISTERS

Director: David Leveaux
The Abbey Theatre, Dublin

A MIDSUMMER NIGHTS DREAM

Director: Jonathan Munby
Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre

THAT FACE

Director: Jeremy Herrin
The Royal Court Theatre, Upstairs transferring to The Duke Of Yorks Theatre, Sonia Friedman Productions

THE LADY FROM THE SEA

Director: Lucy Bailey
Birmingham Repertory Theatre

PEOPLE AT SEA

Director: Philip Wilson
Salisbury Playhouse

THE VERTICAL HOUR

Director: Jeremy Herrin
The Royal Court Theatre

STATEMENT OF REGRET

Director: Jeremy Herrin
The National Theatre, Cottesloe

SHE STOOPS TO CONQUER

Director: Jonathan Munby
Birmingham Repertory Theatre, National Tour

HENRY V

Director: Jonathan Munby
The Royal Exchange Theatre Manchester

PURE GOLD

Director: Indhu Rubasingham
Soho Theatre

NAKAMITSU

Director: Jonathan Munby
& Michael Ashcroft
The Gate Theatre

GLASS EELS

Director: Lucy Bailey
Hampstead Theatre, London
Brewhouse Theatre, Taunton

NOISES OFF

Director: Philip Wilson
Liverpool Playhouse Theatre

DON’T LOOK NOW

Director: Lucy Bailey
The Lyceum Theatre Sheffield,
Lyric Theatre Hammersmith

COMFORT ME WITH APPLES

Director: Lucy Bailey
Hampstead Theatre, London, National Tour

THE WINTER’S TALE

Director: Dominic Cooke
The Royal Shakespeare Company, Swan Theatre

PERICLES

Director: Dominic Cooke
The Royal Shakespeare Company, Swan Theatre

MIRANDOLINA

Director: Jonathan Munby
The Royal Exchange Theatre Manchester

ANTONY & CLEOPATRA

Director: Dominic Dromgoole
Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre

CORIOLANUS

Director: Dominic Dromgoole
Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre

PERIOD OF ADJUSTMENT

Director: Howard Davies
The Almeida Theatre

WALK HARD

Director: Nicolas Kent
The Tricycle Theatre

TARTUFFE

Director: Jonathan Munby
Watermill Theatre, Newbury

TWELFTH NIGHT

Director: Patrick Mason
Theatre Royal Plymouth & Thelma Holt National Tour

THE COMEDY OF ERRORS

Director: Jonathan Munby
The Crucible Theatre, Sheffield

THE MORRIS

Director: Indhu Rubasingham
The Liverpool Everyman Theatre

DR FAUSTUS

Director: Philip Wilson
Liverpool Playhouse Theatre

TROILUS & CRESSIDA

Director: Jonathan Munby
Guildhall School Of Music & Drama

JOHN BULL’S OTHER ISLAND

Director: Jonathan Munby
The Lyric Theatre Belfast

THE VENITIAN TWINS

Director: Jonathan Munby
The Watermill Theatre, Newbury

THE GENTLEMAN FROM OLMEDO

Director: Jonathan Munby
The Watermill Theatre, Newbury

BIRD CALLS

Director: Jonathan Munby
Crucible Theatre Studio, Sheffield

THE TRIUMPH OF LOVE

Director: Jonathan Munby
The Watermill Theatre, Newbury

DANCING AT LUGHNASA

Director: Jonathan Munby
The Watermill Theatre, Newbury

DEEP THROAT: LIVE ON STAGE

Director: Edward Dick
BAC & The Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh Festival

THE AGE OF CONSENT

Director: Edward Dick
The Bush Theatre, Pleasance, Edinburgh Festival

MADNESS IN VALENCIA

Director: Jonathan Munby
Royal Shakespeare Company, The Other Place

WHO’S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF?

Director: Edward Dick
Oxford Playhouse

 

as design associate/assistant

Mike previously worked as an assistant/ associate designer, draughtsman, props buyer and model maker on over fifty productions in the UK, Europe and America for designers such as Bob Crowley (most notably as his associate on The Witches of Eastwick, the Disney musical of Aida, Cressida, The Iceman Cometh, Into The Woods and Judas Kiss), Paul Brown, Tobias Hoheisel, Maria Bjornson, Michael Yeargan, Fran Thompson, Gerald Scarfe, Richard Hudson and Jasper Conran.

 

film and television

Mike’s worked as Location Set Director in Spain on Ridley Scott’s The Kingdom of Heaven and as Assistant Set Director on the ‘Lara Croft’ sequel Tomb Raider II: The Cradle of Life.

 

education

Mike trained in theatre design at Wimbledon School of Art, London.

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