James Farncombe

Nominated Olivier Award 2016 for People, Places and Things at the Dorfman, National Theatre.

Winner, Whatsonstage Whitelight Best Lighting Award 2011 for Ghost Stories at the Duke of York’s Theatre, West End.

Nominated Knights of Illumination 2012 for The Duchess of Malfi at theOld Vic.

Nominated TMA Best Lighting Design 2010 for Ghost Stories at Lyric Hammersmith.

Nominated TMA Best Lighting Design 2009 for Private Fears in Public Places, Northampton Theatre Royal.

Nominated Knights of Illumination 2007 for tHe dYsFUnCKshOnalZ! at the Bush Theatre.

www.jamesfarncombe.com

2017

THE TEMPEST
Director: Phyllida Lloyd
St Ann’s Warehouse, New York
IBSEN HUIS
Director: Simon Stone
Toneelgroep, Amsterdam
ANATOMY OF SUICIDE
Director: Katie Mitchell
Royal Court
TWELFTH NIGHT
Director: Simon Godwin
The National Theatre
PELLÉAS ET MÉLISANDE
Director: Simon Stone
Den Norske Opera

2016

DE MEIDEN
Director: Katie Mitchell
Toneel Grouep Amsterdam
THE DRESSER
Director: Sean Foley
Richmond Theatre & Duke of York’s Theatre
THE TRILOGY
Director: Phyllida Lloyd
Donmar Productions
THE NUTCRACKER
Choreographer: Kaloyan Boyadjev
Norwegian National Ballet
YERMA
Director: Simon Stone
Young Vic
THE BARBER OF SEVILLE
Director: Annabel Arden
Glyndebourne
PELLÉAS ET MELISÁNDE
Director: Katie Mitchell
Aix-en-Provence International Festival
BUGSY MALONE
Director: Sean Holmes
Lyric Hammersmith
LIFE
Ballet Boyz
Sadler’s Wells & UK Tour
PEOPLE, PLACES & THINGS
Director: Jeremy Herrin
Wyndham’s Theatre
BENJAMIN DERRIÈRE NUIT
Director: John Fulljames
Opera de Lyon
ARIODANTE
Director: Henry Fehr
Scottish Opera

2015

PEOPLE, PLACES & THINGS
Director: Jeremy Herrin
National Theatre
BUGSY MALONE
Director: Sean Holmes
Lyric Hammersmith
MAN AND SUPERMAN
Director: Simon Godwin
National Theatre
CARMEN
Choreographer: Liam Scarlett
Norwegian National Ballet
THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO
Director: Jo Davies
Opera North
ALCINA
Director: Katie Mitchell
Aix-en-Provence International Festival
MEASURE FOR MEASURE
Director: Joe Hill-Gibbons
Young Vic
HENRY IV
Director: Phyllida Lloyd
Donmar Warehouse and St. Anne’s Warehouse
HAPGOOD
Director: Howard Davies
Hampstead Theatre
THE MODERATE SOPRANO
Director: Jeremy Herrin
Hampstead Theatre

2014

THE WAY BACK HOME
Director: Katie Mitchell
ENO/Young Vic
THREE WINTERS
Director: Howard Davies
Lyttleton, National Theatre
THE WHITE DEVIL
Director: Maria Aberg
Swan, RSC
THE CHERRY ORCHARD
Director: Katie Mitchell
Young Vic
FATHER AND SONS
Director: Lyndsey Turner
Donmar Warehouse
NOT, FOOTFALLS, ROCKABY
Director: Walter Asmus
Royal Court
CONNECTOME
Director: Alastair Marriott
Royal Opera House
TRANSLATIONS
Director: James Grieve
Sheffield Crucible/ETT Tour
RAPTURE, BLISS, BURN
Director: Peter Dubois
Hampstead Theatre
TRAUERNACHT
Director: Katie Mitchell
Aix-en-Provence International Festival

2013

JEEVES AND WOOSTER IN PERFECT NONSENSE
Director: Sean Foley
Richmond Theatre, Duke of York’s and UK Tour
EDWARD II
Director: Joe Hill Gibbons
Olivier, National Theatre
AS YOU LIKE IT
Director: Maria Aberg
Royal Shakespeare Theatre, RSC
A MAD WORLD MY MASTERS
Director: Sean Foley
Swan, RSC
AND THE REST WILL BE FAMILIAR TO YOU FROM CINEMA
Director: Katie Mitchell
Hamburg Schauspielhaus
LONGING
Director: Nina Raine
Hampstead Theatre
THE HOUSE TAKEN OVER
Director: Katie Mitchell
Aix-en-Provence International Festival
LE VIN HERBE
Director: Katie Mitchell
Berlin Staaastsoper
FIREBIRD
Liam Scarlett
Norwegian National Ballet
DER FLIEGENDE HOLLANDER
Director: Harry Fehr
Scottish Opera

Previous Theatre

THE LADYKILLERS
Director: Sean Foley
Liverpool Playhouse, Gielgud Theatre, Vaudeville Theatre and UK Tour
PEOPLE
Director: Nicholas Hytner
Littleton, National Theatre
THE MAGISTRATE
Director: Timothy Sheader
Olivier, National Theatre & tour
LONDON ROAD
Director: Rufus Norris
Cottesloe and Olivier, National Theatre
JUNO AND THE PAYCOCK
Howard Davies
Littleton, National Theatre and Abbey Theatre
MEN SHOULD WEEP
Director: Josie Rourke
Littleton, National Theatre
DOUBLE FEATURE
Director: Lyndsey Turner and Polly Findlay
Paintframe, National Theatre
THREE SISTERS
Director: Benedict Andrews
Young Vic
THE CHANGELING
Director: Joe Hill-Gibbons
Young Vic
THE GLASS MENAGERIE
Director: Joe Hill-Gibbons
Young Vic
GHOST STORIES
Director: Jeremy Dyson, Sean Holmes and Andy Nyman
Lyric Hammersmith and Duke of York’s
DESIRE UNDER THE ELMS
Director: Sean Holmes
Lyric Hammersmith
THE OVERCOAT
Director: Amit Lahav
Lyric Hammersmith
TWISTED TALES
Director: Polly Findlay
Lyric Hammersmith
THE RECRUITING OFFICER
Director: Josie Rourke
Donmar Warehouse
INADMISSIBLE EVIDENCE
Director: Jamie Lloyd
Donmar Warehouse
THE DUCHESS OF MALFI
Director: Jamie Lloyd
Old Vic
LOVE, LOVE, LOVE
Director: James Grieve
Royal Court
THE VILLAGE BIKE
Director: Joe-Hill Gibbons
Royal Court
WANDERLUST
Director: Simon Godwin
Royal Court
WHAT’S IN THE CAT?
Director: Paulette Randall
Royal Court
BLEST BE THE TIE
Director: Paulette Randell
Royal Court
PLENTY
Director: Thea Sharrock
Sheffield Crucible
SWALLOWS AND AMAZONS
Director: Tom Morris
Bristol Old, West End and UK Tour
JULIET AND HER ROMEO
Director: Tom Morris
Bristol Old Vic
ADOLF HITLER: MY PART IN HIS DOWNFALL
Director: Tim Carroll
Bristol Old Vic, Hampstead, Rho Delta and UK Tour
LIKE A FISHBONE
Director: Josie Rourke
Bush Theatre
THE WHISKEYTASTER
Director: Josie Rourke
Bush Theatre
2000 FEET AWAY
Director: Josie Rourke
Bush Theatre
TINDERBOX
Director: Josie Rourke
Bush Theatre
THE DYSFUNCKSHONALZ!
Director: Tamara Harvey
Bush Theatre
CROOKED
Director: Mike Bradwell
Bush Theatre
I LIKE MINE WITH A KISS
Director: Mike Bradwell
Bush Theatre
A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM
Director: Matthew Dunster
Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre
RAGTIME
Director: Timothy Sheader
Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre
LORD OF THE FLIES
Director: Timothy Sheader and Liam Steel
Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre
DANCING AT LUGHNASA
Director: Tamara Harvey
Birmingham Rep
LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
Director: Peter Rowe
Birmingham Rep
FORWARD
Director: Natalie Wilson
Birmingham Rep
THREE SISTERS
Director: Paulette Randall
Birmingham Rep
TAKING CARE OF BABY
Director: Anthony Clark
Hampstead
OSAMA THE HERO
Director: Anthony Clark
Hampstead
A SINGLE ACT
Director: Anthony Clark
Hampstead
NATHAN WISE
Director: Anthony Clark
Hampstead
BLONDE BOMBSHELLS OF 1943
Director: Mark Babych
Hampstead, Bolton Octagon and UK Tour
THE LITTLE PRINCE
Director: Anthony Clark
Hampstead
LIFE AFTER SCANDAL
Director: Anthony Clark
Hampstead
THE MATHS TUTOR
Director: Anthony Clark
Hampstead
BREAKING THE SILENCE
Director: Esther Richardson
Nottingham Playhouse
BEAUTIFUL THING
Nottingham Playhouse
BEAST ON THE MOON
Nottingham Playhouse
TOM’S MIDNIGHT GARDEN
Nottingham Playhouse
I HAVE BEEN HERE BEFORE
Nottingham Playhouse
A DAY IN THE DEATH OF JOE EGG
Nottingham Playhouse
A WINTER’S TALE
UK Tour
BEDROOM FARCE
West Yorkshire Playhouse
VINCENT IN BRIXTON
Ipswich New Wolsey
CHIMPS
Ipswich New Wolsey
A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM
Ipswich New Wolsey
BLUES IN THE NIGHT
Ipswich New Wolsey
THE GLASS MENAGERIE
Ipswich New Wolsey
IMPROBABLE FICTION
Stephen Joseph Theatre
TOUCH WOOD
Stephen Joseph Theatre
SOAP
Stephen Joseph Theatre
MAKING WAVES
Stephen Joseph Theatre
BE MY BABY
New Vic
EAST IS EAST
New Vic
A WOMAN OF NO IMPORTANCE
New Vic
A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE
Bolton Octagon
ALL MY SONS
Bolton Octagon
WHAT THE BUTLER SAW
Bolton Octagon
AN ACCIDENTAL DEATH OF AN ANARCHIST
Bolton Octagon
THE TWITS
Bolton Octagon
GHOSTS
Bolton Octagon
THE HYPOCHONDRIAC
Bolton Octagon
THE PRICE
Manchester Library Theatre
SPEED THE PLOUGH
Manchester Library Theatre
LARKIN WITH WOMEN
Manchester Library Theatre
A DAY IN THE DEATH OF JOE EGG
Manchester Library Theatre
PRIVATE FEARS IN PUBLIC SPACES
Manchester Library Theatre
AMY’S VIEW
Manchester Library Theatre
DEAD FUNNY
Manchester Library Theatre
THIS LIME TREE BOWER
Coventry Belgrade
THE GREAT GAME
Tricycle Theatre
BLUES FOR MR CHARLIE
Tricycle Theatre
THE PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN INDIES
Tricycle Theatre
THE NOT BLACK AND WHITE SEASON
Tricycle Theatre
JUST BETWEEN OURSELVES
Northampton Theatre Royal
MAN OF THE MOMENT
Northampton Theatre Royal
PRIVATE FEARS IN PUBLIC SPACES
Northampton Theatre Royal
AMY’S VIEW
Northampton Theatre Royal
DEAD FUNNY
York Theatre Royal
ABIGAIL’S PARTY
York Theatre Royal
LORD OF THE FLIES
Pilot Theatre
SING YER HEART OUT FOR THE LADS
Pilot Theatre
ROAD
Pilot Theatre
FUNGUS THE BOGEYMAN
Pilot Theatre
LOOKING FOR JJ
Pilot Theatre
UNSUITABLE GIRLS
Pilot Theatre
WE THAT ARE LEFT
Pilot Theatre
ABSENT FRIENDS
Pilot Theatre
HYSTERIA
Pilot Theatre
KOMMILITONEN
Royal Academy of Music and Julliard School
MIGNON
Guildhall
OLEANNA
Lakeside Theatre Nottingham
KRAPP’S LAST TAPE
Lakeside Theatre Nottingham
A DIFFERENT WAY HOME
Lakeside Theatre Nottingham
A VISIT FROM MRS PROTHERO
Lakeside Theatre Nottingham
THE KISS
Lakeside Theatre Nottingham
SMILE
Lakeside Theatre Nottingham
A WHO’S WHO OF FLAPLAND
Lakeside Theatre Nottingham
BOMBER’S MOON
Lakeside Theatre Nottingham
THE ELEPHANT MAN
Worcester Swan
THE BLUE ROOM
Worcester Swan
PLAGUE OF INNOCENCE
Leicester Haymarket
MASTER HAROLD AND THE BOYS
Leicester Haymarket
TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD
Leicester Haymarket
THE WITCHES
Leicester Haymarket
DEATH OF A SALESMAN
Leicester Haymarket
WEST SIDE STORY
Leicester Haymarket