Stephen Brimson Lewis

Stephen won an Olivier Award for his set and a nomination for Costume Designfor Les Parents Terribles at the National Theatre. He was nominated for a Tony Award and Drama Desk Award for ‘Best Scenic Design’ and ‘Best Costume Design’ for its run as Indiscretions on Broadway. He also won an Olivier Award for Design For Living at the Gielgud and Donmar Warehouse. This year Stephen has been nominated for a Falstaff Award for Best Scenic Design for Henry IV Parts I & II for the RSC

He is Director of Design for the Royal Shakespeare Company. Credit’s include Gregory Doran’s Richard II with David Tenant. His many other designs for the RSC include Merry Wives of Windsor with Dame Judi Dench, Antony & Cleopatra (set), Julius Caesar (set), A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Othello many of which transferred to the West End, Japan or Washington.

2017

THE TEMPEST
Director: Gregory Doran
Barbican Centre
LOVE IN IDLENESS
Director: Trevor Nunn
Menier Chocolate Factory

2016

THE TEMPEST
Director: Gregory Doran
Royal Shakespeare Company
NO MAN’S LAND
Director: Sean Mathias
UK Tour and West End
KING AND COUNTRY: Shakespeare’s Great cycle of Kings
Director: Gregory Doran
Royal Shakespeare Company, China Tour and BAM New York
KING AND COUNTRY: RICHARD II
Director: Gregory Doran
Royal Shakespeare Company, the Barbican

2015

KING AND COUNTRY: HENRY IV PART I AND PART II
Director: Gregory Doran
Royal Shakespeare Company, the Barbican
KING AND COUNTRY: HENRY V
Director: Gregory Doran
Royal Shakespeare Company
VOLPONE
Director: Trevor Nunn
Royal Shakespeare Company
DEATH OF A SALESMAN
Director: Gregory Doran
Royal Shakespeare Company/West End, Noel Coward Theatre
DIRTY DANCING (set)
Director: James Powell and Paul Garrington
France/Italy/Australia

2014

HENRY IV PARTS 1 & 2
Director: Gregory Doran
Royal Shakespeare Company/Barbican
DIRTY DANCING (set)
Director: James Powell and Paul Garrington
USA/Australia

2013

RICHARD II
Director: Gregory Doran
Royal Shakespeare Company/Barbican
WAITING FOR GODOT/NO MAN’S LAND
Director: Sean Mathias
Broadway/Cort Theater
NO MAN’S LAND
Director: Sean Mathias
Berkeley Repertory Theatre
RELATIVE VALUES
Director: Trevor Nunn
Theatre Royal Bath
DIRTY DANCING (set)
Director: James Powell and Paul Garrington
UK tour / West End / Germany / Toronto / Utrecht / USA tour/South Africa/Hong Kong

Previous Theatre

HEARTBREAK HOUSE
Director: Richard Clifford
Chichester Festival Theatre
THE LION IN WINTER
Director: Trevor Nunn
Theatre Royal Haymarket
THE TEMPEST
Director: Trevor Nunn
Theatre Royal Haymarket
FLARE PATH (Nominated for Best Revival Olivier Award)
Director: Trevor Nunn
Theatre Royal Haymarket
AN IDEAL HUSBAND
Director: Lindsay Posner
Vaudeville Theatre, West End
THE MASTER BUILDER
Director: Philip Franks
Chichester Festival Theatre
WAITING FOR GODOT
Director: Sean Mathias
Australia, previously Theatre Royal Haymarket & UK tour
GHOSTS
Director: Iain Glen
Thelma Holt Ltd, Duchess Theatre West End
SEPARATE TABLES
Director: Philip Franks
Chichester Festival Theatre
Stephen Fry’s CINDERELLA
Director: Fiona Laird
Old Vic Theatre
ACORN ANTIQUES (costumes)
Director: Trevor Nunn
West End and UK tour
ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA (set)
THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR
Director: Both Gregory Doran
JULIUS CAESAR (set)
Director: Sean Holmes
All Royal Shakespeare Company
BELIEVE WHAT YOU WILL
Director: Josie Rourke
RSC Swan Theatre and West End
A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM
Director: Gregory Doran
RSC, Japan & West End
BECKET
Director: John Caird
West End
ARCADIA
Director: Rachel Kavanaugh
Co-production Bristol Old Vic & Birmingham Rep
OTHELLO
RSC, Japan, West End
ALL’S WELL THAT ENDS WELL (set)
Director: Both Gregory Doran
RSC & West End
A CHORUS LINE
Director: Nikolai Foster
Sheffield Crucible
THE TAMING OF THE SHREW & THE TAMER TAMED
Director: Gregory Doran
RSC, Washington and West End

Broadway

INDISCRETIONS
Director: Sean Mathias
Barrymore Theatre (also at the Royal National Theatre but as LES PARENTS TERRIBLES)
ROSE
Director: Nancy Meckler
Lyceum Theatre and National Theatre

West End

ARSENIC AND OLD LACE
Director: Matthew Francis
Strand Theatre
MAHLER’S CONVERSION
Director: Gregory Doran
Aldwych
DESIGN FOR LIVING
Director: Sean Mathias
Gielgud and Donmar Warehouse
OUR SONG
BOOKENDS
JEFFREY BERNARD IS UNWELL (costumes)
Director: All Ned Sherrin
MRS KLEIN
Director: Peter Gill
Apollo and National Theatre
IT’S RALPH
Director: Clifford Williams
Comedy Theatre
VANILLA (costumes)
Director: Harold Pinter
Lyric Theatre

Other work for the National Theatre

A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC
Director: Sean Mathias
MARAT SADE
Director: Jeremy Sams
PRIVATE LIVES
Director: Philip Franks
INADMISSIBLE EVIDENCE
Director: Di Trevis
UNCLE VANYA
Director: Sean Mathias
SOMEWHERE
Director: Polly Teale
ONCE IN A WHILE THE ODD THING HAPPENS
Director: Paul Godfrey
THE AMERICAN CLOCK (Costumes)

Other work for the Royal Shakespeare Company

MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING (nomination for EVENING STANDARD AWARD for Best Set)
TIMON OF ATHENS
KING JOHN
MACBETH
Director: All Gregory Doran

Other Theatre

HIGH SOCIETY
Director: Fiona Laird
Sheffield Crucible
JULIUS CAESAR
Director: David Lan
Young Vic & Tokyo Globe
THE ILLUSION and DREAMING
Nomination for TMA AWARD Best Designer
Director: Matthew Lloyd
Royal Exchange Manchester
RACING DEMON
Director: Christopher Morahan
Chichester Festival Theatre/Toronto
KAFKA’S DICK
Director: Philip Franks
Nottingham Playhouse
GHOSTS
Director: Sean Mathias
Sherman Theatre
LONG DAY’S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT
Director: Laurence Boswell
CTC
A WORKING WOMAN
Director: Jane Gibson and Sue Lefton
West Yorkshire Playhouse
HECUBA
Director: Laurence Boswell
The Gate
WHO SHALL I BE TOMORROW, DR FAUSTUS, THE BROWNING VERSION
Greenwich

Opera

LA BOHÈME
Director: Annabel Arden
Welsh National Opera (2012)
THE LEGEND OF JOSEPH
Director: Mark Baldwin
Staatsoper Berlin
TALES OF HOFFMANN
Director: Francisco Negrin
Sydney Opera House
L’ELISIR (Costumes)
Director: John Cox
Dallas Opera & San Diego Opera
THE BARBER OF SEVILLE (Costumes)
Director: Stephen Unwin
Royal Opera House
OTELLO (Set)
Director: Peter Wood
Vienna State Opera
THE TURN OF THE SCREW (Set)
Director: Elijah Moshinsky
Australian Opera
DORIAN GRAY (Set)
Director: John Cox
Monte Carlo Opera

Film

BENT – as production designer
Director: Sean Mathias
Film Four International
MACBETH – as production designer
Director: Gregory Doran
lluminations/RSC/Channel Four
THE NIGHTMARE YEARS – as Costume Designer
Director: Anthony Page
TNT