Mike Britton

Awards

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.

2017

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.