Paul Wills

2016

A ROOM WITH A VIEW
Director: Adrian Noble
Theatre Royal Bath and tour
FIRST LIGHT
Director: Jonathan Munby
Chichester Minerva
RUNNING WILD
Directors: Timothy Sheader and Dale Rooks
Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre
JUNO AND THE PAYCOCK
Director: Mark O’Rowe
Gate Theatre Dublin
HAMLET
Director: Simon Godwin
Royal Shakespeare Company

2015

MRS HENDERSON PRESENTS
Director: Terry Johnson
Theatre Royal Bath
RICHARD II
Director: Simon Godwin
Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre
AMERICAN BUFFALO
Director: Daniel Evans
West End/Wyndham’s Theatre
A HUMAN BEING DIED THAT NIGHT
Director: Jonathan Munby
BAM, USA
BASTARD AMBER
(Set)
Choreographer: Liz Roche
Liz Roche Company/Dublin Dance Festival
DI AND VIV AND ROSE
Director: Anna Mackmin
Vaudeville Theatre/West End

2014

HOWIE THE ROOKIE
Director: Mark O’Rowe
Landmark Productions
Dublin, London, New York
OUR FEW AND EVIL DAYS
Director: Mark O’Rowe
Abbey Theatre, Dublin
SECRET THEATRE SHOW 3
Director: Sean Holmes
UK Tour
A HUMAN BEING DIED THAT NIGHT
Director: Jonathan Munby
Hampstead Theatre/Fugard Theatre South Africa/Market Theatre
BARNUM (Costumes)
Director: Timothy Sheader/Liam Steel
UK Tour
A STEADY RAIN
Director: David Grindley
Theatre Royal Bath/Ustinov
THE TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA
Director: Simon Godwin
Royal Shakespeare Company
AFTERPLAY
Director: Róisín McBrinn
Sheffield Theatres
ONCE A CATHOLIC
Director: Kathy Burke
Tricycle Theatre/Liverpool Royal Court Theatre

2013

SECRET THEATRE
Director: Sean Holmes
Lyric Hammersmith
DI AND VIV AND ROSE
Director: Anna Mackmin
Hampstead Theatre
ROUTES
Director: Simon Godwin
Royal Court
HOWIE THE ROOKIE
Director:Mark O’Rowe
Landmark Productions
Dublin/Cork/Galway/Edinburgh Festival
BARNUM (Costumes)
Director: Timothy Sheader and Liam Steel
Chichester Festival Theatre
A HUMAN BEING DIED THAT NIGHT
Director: Jonathan Munby
Hampstead Studio
THE LIGHTNING CHILD
Director: Matthew Dunster
Shakespeare’s Globe
DRUM BELLY (Set)
Director: Sean Holmes
Abbey Theatre, Dublin

Previous Theatre

DI AND VIV AND ROSE
Director: Anna Mackmin
Hampstead Theatre Studio
MY FAIR LADY
Director: Daniel Evans
Sheffield Crucible Theatre
FINDING NEVERLAND (Costumes)
Director: Rob Ashford
Curve Theatre Leicester
ORPHEUS DESCENDING
Director: Sarah Frankcom
Manchester Exchange
BEN HUR
Director: Sean Foley
Watermill Theatre
THE SECOND MRS TANQUERAY (Set)
Director: Stephen Unwin
Rose Theatre, Kingston
INTERMEZZO
Director: Stephen Unwin
Buxton Festival
MAKING NOISE QUIETLY
Director: Peter Gill
Donmar Warehouse
ANNA CHRISTIE (Nominated for Best Revival Olivier Award)
Director: Rob Ashford
Donmar Warehouse
CHAIR, THE UNDER ROOM, HAVE I NONE,
Director: Edward Bond / Sean Holmes
Lyric Hammersmith Studio
CITY OF ANGELS
Director: Robert Shaw Cameron
Central School of Speech and Drama
WAITING FOR GODOT
Director: Ian Brown
West Yorkshire Playhouse / Talawa Theatre Company
TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA
Director: Matthew Dunster
Northampton Royal and Derngate
DI AND VIV AND ROSE
Director: Anna Mackmin
Hampstead Theatre Studio
BURIED CHILD
Director: Paul Kerryson
Leicester Curve Studio
SAVED
Director: Sean Holmes
Lyric Hammersmith
A NUMBER
Director: Jonathan Munby
Fugard Theatre, Capetown
DOCTOR FAUSTUS
Director: Matthew Dunster
Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre
THE ACID TEST
Director: Simon Godwin
Royal Court
THE STOCK DA’WA
Director: Kathy Burke
Hampstead Theatre Studio
YERMA
Director: Róisín McBrinn
West Yorkshire Playhouse
BLASTED – 2011 Olivier Award for ‘Outstanding Achievement in an Affiliate Theatre’
Director: Sean Holmes
Lyric Hammersmith
NOVECENTO
Director: Róisín McBrinn
Donmar Warehouse season at Trafalgar Studios
A NUMBER
Director: Jonathan Munby
Menier Chocolate Factory
HOUSE OF GHOSTS – AN INSPECTOR MORSE MYSTERY
Director: Robin Herford
Calibre Productions UK tour
DANDY IN THE UNDERWORLD
Director: Tim Fountain
Soho Theatre
NINETEEN EIGHTY-FOUR
Director: Matthew Dunster
Royal Exchange Theatre
SISTERS
Director: Ruth Carney
Sheffield Studio
PORRIDGE
Director: Gavin McAlinden
Calibre Productions Tour
TREASURE ISLAND (set)
Director: Stephen Unwin
Rose Theatre Kingston
I OUGHT TO BE IN PICTURES
Director: Paul Jepson
Manchester Library Theatre
THIS MUCH IS TRUE
Director: Tim Roseman
Theatre 503
PUNK ROCK
Director: Sarah Frankcom
Lyric Hammersmith / Royal Exchange
PORNOGRAPHY
Director: Sean Holmes
Tricycle, Theatre Royal Bath (Previously Birmingham Rep and Traverse Theatre)
HOME
Director: Stephen Unwin
Theatre Royal Bath
SERIOUS MONEY
Director: Jonathan Munby
Birmingham Rep
THE FRONTLINE
Director: Matthew Dunster
Globe Theatre
MACBETH
Director: Matthew Dunster
Manchester Royal Exchange
THE INDIAN WANTS THE BRONX
Director: Daljinder Singh (Jerwood Director Award winner)
Young Vic
SEE HOW THEY RUN
Director: Sarah Frankcom
Royal Exchange
CRAVE, SUCH A BEAUTIFUL VOICE IS SAYEDA’S and THE SUIT
Director: Matthew Dunster
Young Vic, Young People’s Participation Programme
OVERSPILL
Director: Tim Roseman
Soho Theatre / Churchill Theatre Bromley
THE MAN WHO HAD ALL THE LUCK
Director: Sean Holmes
Donmar Warehouse and short UK tour
INPARENTHESIS in the METAMORPHOSIS 08 PROJECT
Director: Róisín McBrinn
Churchill Theatre Bromley with ATG
TESTING THE ECHO
Director: Matthew Dunster
Out of Joint Tour (including a run at the Tricycle Theatre)
CRESTFALL
Director: Róisín McBrinn
Theatre 503
THE CHANGELING (set) M.E.N Award Nomination for Best Visiting Production
Director: Stephen Unwin
English Touring Theatre
WE THE PEOPLE
Director: Charlotte Westernra
Globe Theatre
PROMETHEUS BOUND
Director: James Kerr
Classic Stage Company, New York and previously at the Sound Venue
TRACY BEAKER GETS REAL
Director: David Newman
Nottingham Playhouse & UK tour
SLEEPING BEAUTY
Director: Róisín McBrinn
Landmark productions at the Helix, Dublin
LITTLE VOICE
Director: Tom Daley
Watermill Theatre
A NUMBER
Director: Jonathan Munby
Sheffield Crucible Studio & Minerva Studio, Chichester
THE CUT TMA Award Best Touring production
Director: Michael Grandage
Donmar & tour
BLUE/ORANGE
Director: Kathy Burke
Sheffield Crucible
GLADIATOR GAMES
Director: Charlotte Westernra
Sheffield Crucible / Theatre Royal Stratford East
BATINA AND THE MOON
Director: Karen Simpson
Sheffield Crucible Studio Theatre
TOTAL ECLIPSE
Director: Paul Miller
The Menier Chocolate Factory
A MODEL GIRL
Director: Ruth Carney
Greenwich Theatre
MOTHER COURAGE (set)
Director: Stephen Unwin
ETT
BREATHING CORPSES
Director: Anna Mackmin
Royal Court Upstairs
THE FIELD
Director: Róisín McBrinn
Tricycle Theatre
Triple bill of Pinter Plays: A KIND OF ALASKA, A SLIGHT ACHE and PRECISELY
Director: Clare Lovett and Thea Sharrock
Gate Theatre Notting Hill
INVISIBLE MOUNTAINS
Director: Tom Daley
National Theatre Education
MAMMALS
Director: Anna Mackmin
Bush Theatre and on UK tour
A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE
Director: Nikolai Foster
Theatr Clwyd
OLIVER!
Director: Nikolai Foster
Hereford
A THOUSAND YARDS
Director: Róisín McBrinn
Southwark Playhouse
REFERENCES TO SALVADOR DALI MAKE ME HOT
Director: Róisín McBrinn
Arcola
GOMPERS
Director: Róisín McBrinn
Arcola
CAR THIEVES
Director: Paul Jepson
The Door, Birmingham Rep
THE MAIDS TRAGEDY
Director: Clare Lovette
White Bear
THE SCHOOL OF NIGHT
Director: Tom Daley
Other Place, RSC

Opera and Dance

RUSALKA
Director: James Conway and Tom Daley
English Touring Opera
SWEETNESS AND BADNESS
Director: Jonathan Munby
Welsh National Opera’s Max project
THE MAGIC FLUTE
Director: Sam West
National Theatre of Palestine, Bethlehem & Ramallah

As Associate Designer

GUYS AND DOLLS
Director: Christopher Oram
Piccadilly Theatre
WORLD MUSIC
Director: Christopher Oram
Donmar Warehouse & Sheffield Crucible

As Assistand Designer

To Christopher Oram on GRAND HOTEL, HENRY IV, CALIGULA, THE VORTEX and PRIVATES ON PARADE at the Donmar Warehouse; DON CARLOS and THE TEMPEST (also West End), A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM and RICHARD III at the Sheffield Crucible; POWER at the Cottesloe, RNT and OLEANNA in the West End.
To Stephen Brimson Lewis on OTHELLO, KING JOHN, THE TAMING OF THE SHREW, THE TAMER TAMED, ALL’S WELL THAT ENDS WELL, MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING at the RSC and on A CHORUS LINE and HIGH SOCIETY at the Sheffield Crucible.

Education

2:1 BA (Hons) Theatre Design at Bretton Hall, Leeds