Jason Taylor

Jason has lit numerous productions in the UK and internationally including 20 seasons at the Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre, London. He was nominated for a Tony Award for ‘Best Lighting Design’ for Journey’s End at Belasco Theatre, New York. He has designed for many London theatres including numerous productions for Soho Theatre and worked at most major regional theatres including Nottingham, Sheffield, Plymouth, Birmingham, Edinburgh, Southampton, Clwyd and Liverpool.

2017

THE YALTA GAME
Director: Brian Friel
The Gate Theatre
THE DUMB WAITER
Director: Joe Dowling
The Gate Theatre
NOT DEAD ENOUGH
Director: Ian Talbot
Uk Tour
HENCEFORWARD
Director/Choreographer: Alan Aykbourn
Uk Tour
TOP HAT
Director/Choreographer: Stephen Mear
Kilworth House

2016

ALADDIN
Director: Kenneth Alan Taylor
Nottingham Playhouse
RELATIVELY SPEAKING
Director: Robin Herford
Theatre Royal Bath
WHO’S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? Revival
Director: David Grindley
The Gate Dublin
THE HEIRESS
Director: David Grindley
The Gate Dublin
THE WINTER’S TALE
Director: David Thacker
Octagon Theatre, Bolton
BBC SALFORD SITCOM SHOWCASE
Director: Various
Channel X Productions for BBC
A VIEW FROM ISLINGTON NORTH
Director: Max Stafford Clarke
Out Of Joint, Arts Theatre
ANYTHING GOES
Director: Thomas Bendixen
Det Ny Teater, Copenhagen
HENCEFORWARD
Director: Alan Ayckbourn
Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough
THE WORLD GOES ROUND
Director: Lotte Wakeham
Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough
THE NATIONAL JOKE
Director: Henry Bell
Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough
NOISES OFF
Director: Blanche McIntyre
Nottingham Playhouse/ Northern Stage/ Nuffield Southampton
HOW THE OTHER HALF LOVES
Director: Alan Strachan
Haymarket Theatre
TOM
Director: Geinor Styles
UK Tour
HERO’S WELCOME/ CONFUSIONS
Director: Alan Ayckbourn
UK Tour
WEST SIDE STORY
Director: Jerome Robbins
Kilworth House Theatre
WHO’S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF?
Director: David Grindley
Gate, Dublin
JEKYLL & HYDE
Director: Daniel Bohr
Det Ny Teater, Copenhagen

2015

MRS PAT
Director: Alan Strachan
Chichester Festival Theatre
PIG FARM
Director: Katharine Farmer
St James Theatre
HERO’S WELCOME
Director: Alan Ayckbourn
Stephen Joseph Theatre Scarborough
NEVILLE’S ISLAND
Director: Henry Bell
Stephen Joseph Theatre Scarborough
CONFUSIONS
Director: Alan Ayckbourn
Stephen Joseph Theatre Scarborough
AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE
Director: David Thacker
Octagon Theatre, Bolton
DICK WHITTINGTON
Director: Kenneth Alan Taylor
Nottingham Playhouse
COMMUNICATING DOORS
Director: Lindsay Posner
Menier Chocolate Factory
BBC SALFORD COMEDY SHOWCASE
Director: Various
BBC
MERIT
Director: Jennie Darnell
Theatre Royal Plymouth
ROUNDELAY
Director: Alan Ayckbourn
UK Tour
A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM
Director: Garth Bardsley
Royal Northern College of Music
BILLY ELLIOTT
Director: Daniel Bohr
Det Ny Teater, Copenhagen
THE ANCIENT SECRET OF YOUTH AND THE FIVE TIBETANS
Director: David Thacker
Bolton Octagon

2014

EARLY ONE MORNING
Director: David Thacker
Octagon Theatre, Bolton
ROUNDELAY
Director: Alan Ayckbourn
Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough
JULIE BIRCHILL: ABSOLUTE CULT
Director: Mike Bradwell
Edinburgh Festival
OUTINGS
Director: David Grindley
Edinburgh Festival
QUEEN COAL
Director: Robert Shaw Cameron
Sheffield Studio
DAYTONA
Director: David Grindley
Theatre Royal Haymarket
SLEEPING BEAUTY
Director: Kenneth Alan Taylor
Nottingham Playhouse
MAKING STALIN LAUGH
Director: Matthew Lloyd
JW3
ANNIE GET YOUR GUN
Director: Ian Talbot
ATG/UK Tour
THE BOY WHO FELL INTO A BOOK
Director: Alan Ayckbourn
Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough
BBC SALFORD SITCOM SHOWCASE
Director: Various
BBC
THIS MAY HURT A BIT
Director: Max Stafford-Clark
Out of Joint/UK Tour
KAFKA’S DICK
Director: David Grindley
Theatre Royal Bath/UK Tour
A STEADY RAIN
Director: David Grindley
Theatre Royal Bath/Ustinov
PYGMALION
Director: David Grindley
Theatre Royal Bath/UK Tour
EVITA
Director: Daniel Bohr
Det Ny Teater, Copenhagen
THE DOG THE NIGHT AND THE KNIFE
Director: Oliver Dawe
Rive Productions Ltd at the Arcola Theatre

2013

LAUGHTON
Director: Chris Monks
Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough
THE SCHOOL MISTRESS
Director: Chris Monks
Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough
BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
Director: Adam Sunderland
Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough
SOLID AIR
Director: Mike Bradwell
Plymouth Drum Theatre
THE LYONS
Director: Mark Brokaw
Menier Chocolate Factory
AFRAID OF THE DARK
Director: Ian Talbot
Charing Cross Theatre
DAYTONA
Director: David Grindley
Park Theatre/UK Tour
HORRIBLE HISTORIES
Director: Phil Clark
Sydney Opera House
THE AMERICAN PLAN
Director: David Grindley
West End/Theatre Royal Bath, Ustinov Studio
GOD’S PROPERTY
Director: Michael Buffong
Talawa Theatre Company
QUEEN OF THE NILE
Director: Mike Bradwell
Hull Truck Theatre
DI AND VIV AND ROSE
Director: Anna Mackmin
Hampstead Theatre

Previous Productions

CINDERELLA
Director: Adam Sunderland
Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough
THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST
Director: Chris Monks
Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough
OUR BOYS
Director: David Grindley
Duchess Theatre
ROBIN HOOD & THE BABES IN THE WOOD
Director: Kenneth Alan Taylor
Nottingham Playhouse
THE RISE AND FALL OF LITTLE VOICE
Director: Jim Cartwright
UK Tour
SALFORD SITCOM SHOWCASE
BBC
LOVE NEVER DIES
Director: Daniel Bohr
Det Ny Teater, Copenhagen
CHARLEY’S AUNT
Director: Ian Talbot
Menier Chocolate Factory
ABSURD PERSON SINGULAR / SURPRISES
Director: Alan Ayckbourn
Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough / Chichester Festival Theatre
DOCTOR IN THE HOUSE
Director: Ian Talbot
Jamie Wilson UK tour
OVERWORLDS AND UNDERWORLDS
Director: The Quay Brothers
Dark Arches, Leeds
TOP GIRLS
Director: Max Stafford-Clark
Chichester Minerva/ OOJ Tour
COPENHAGEN
Director: David Grindley
Sheffield Crucible
A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM
Director: Rachel Kavanagh
LAMDA
CINDERELLA
Director: Kenneth Alan Taylor
Nottingham Playhouse
SEASON’S GREETINGS
Director: Robin Herford
Bill Kenwright UK tour
BLITHE SPIRIT
Director: Chris Monks
Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough
THE NUTCRACKER PRINCE
Director: Adam Sunderland
Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough
JOURNEY’S END
Director: David Grindley
West End / UK tour
FAMILY BUSINESS
Director: Matthew Lloyd
Watford Palace Theatre
THE COLORED MUSEUM
Director: Don Warrington
Talawa Theatre Company
CARMEN
Director: Alan Ayckbourn
Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough
DEAR UNCLE
Director: Alan Ayckbourn
Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough
DI AND VIV AND ROSE
Director: Anna Mackmin
Hampstead Theatre Downstairs
5 @ 50
Director: Braham Murray
Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester
JEFFRY BERNARD IS UNWELL
Director: David Grindley
Theatre Royal Bath and tour
HAPPY NOW?
Director: Matthew Lloyd
Hull Truck Theatre
THE RIVALS
Director: Peter Hall
Theatre Royal Bath and tour
THE INVISIBLE MAN
Director: Ian Talbot
Menier Chocolate Factory
THE BIG FELLAH
Director: Max Stafford Clark
Out of Joint
MOTHER GOOSE
Director: Kenneth Taylor
Nottingham Playhouse
THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR
Director: Christopher Luscombe
Globe Theatre USA and UK tour
LIFE OF RILEY
Director: Alan Ayckbourn
Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough
RUM AND COCA COLA
Director: Don Warrington
West Yorkshire Playhouse / ETT tour
THE GOOD SOLDIER
Director: Matthew Lloyd
Ustinov, Theatre Royal Bath
CHARLEY’S AUNT
Director: Braham Murray
Royal Exchange Theatre
NOISES OFF
Director: Ian Talbot
Birmingham Rep
ROOKERY NOOK
Director: Terry Johnson
Menier Chocolate Factory
THE EMPIRE
Director: Mike Bradwell
Royal Court
ABSURD PERSON SINGULAR
Director: Alan Strachan
Bill Kenwright UK Tour
RAINMAN
Director: Robin Herford
UK Tour
SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION
Director: David Grindley
Old Vic
BRIGHTON BEACH MEMOIRS
Director: Jennie Darnell
Watford Palace Theatre
DUET FOR ONE
Director: Matthew Lloyd
Almeida / UK tour / Vaudeville Theatre
SPRING / SUMMER SEASON
Director: Alan Ayckbourn/Chris Monks
Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough
RAINMAN
Director: Terry Johnson
Apollo Theatre, London
FLASHDANCE THE MUSICAL
Director: Kenny Leon
UK tour
BLACKBIRD
Director: David Grindley
UK tour
A TRIP TO SCARBOROUGH
Director: Alan Ayckbourn
National tour
YEAR OF THE RAT
Director: Alan Strachan
West Yorkshire Playhouse
PYGMALION
Director: David Grindley
Broadway
HOW THE OTHER HALF LOVES/ VICTORY
Director: Alan Strachan, Cordelia Monsey
Peter Hall Season, Bath
HYSTERIA
Director: Paul Raffield
Birmingham Rep
JOURNEY’S END
Director: David Grindley
Belasco Theatre, New York
MR A’S AMAZING MAZE PLAYS
Director: Alan Ayckbourn
Scarborough
HARD TIMES
Director: Neil Sissons
Compass Theatre Co
HONOR
Director: David Grindley
Wyndhams Theatre
BURN / CHATROOM / CITIZENSHIP
Director: Anna Mackmin
National theatre
ENTERTAINING ANGELS
Director: Alan Strachan
Chichester and national tour
THE GOD OF HELL
Director: Kathy Burke
Donmar
MOBY DICK
Director: Neil Sissons
Compass Theatre Co.
SOME GIRL(S)
Director: David Grindley
Gielgud Theatre
NATIONAL ANTHEMS
Director: David Grindley
Old Vic
HIGH SOCIETY
Director: Ian Talbot
National tour
DROWNING ON DRY LAND
Director: Alan Ayckbourn
National tour
TWELFTH NIGHT
Director: Stephen Beresford
Albery Theatre
JOURNEY’S END
Director: David Grindley
West End and national tour
HOBSON’S CHOICE
Director: Braham Murray
Royal Exchange, Manchester
US AND THEM
Director: Jennie Darnell
Hampstead Theatre
PRETENDING TO BE ME
Director: Ian Brown
Comedy Theatre
ABIGAIL’S PARTY
Director: David Grindley
New Ambassadors/Whitehall
LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
Director: Chris Luscombe
West Yorkshire Playhouse
YERMA
Director: Helena Kaut Howson
Royal Exchange, Manchester
THE CLEARING
Director: Polly Teale
Shared Experience
THE DEAD EYE BOY
Director: Jennie Darnell
Hampstead Theatre
DEALERS CHOICE / MY NIGHT WITH REG
Director: Angus Jackson
Birmingham Rep
BURIED ALIVE
Director: Mike Alfreds
Hampstead Theatre
GREAT BALLS OF FIRE
Director: Simon Usher
Cambridge Theatre
ROSENCRANTZ AND GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD
Director: Peter Wilson
Piccadilly Theatre
AND THEN THERE WERE NONE
Director: Kenneth Alan Taylor
Duke Of York’s Theatre
KINDERTRANSPORT
Director: Abigail Morris
Vaudeville Theatre

20 seasons at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM
Director: Rachel Kavanaugh
RICHARD III
Director: Brian Cox
ROMEO AND JULIET
Director: Judy Dench
KISS ME KATE
Director: Ian Talbot
TROILUS AND CRESSIDA
Director: Alan Strachan
HAMLET
Director: Tim Piggot-Smith

National tours

IN THE CLUB
Director: David Grindley
A WINTERS TALE
Director: Neil Sissons
SITTING PRETTY
Director: John Doyle
ON THE PISTE
Director: John Godber
DANCING AT LUGHNASA
Director: Patrick Mason
THE SURPRISE PARTY
Director: Patrick Sandford
LADY BE GOOD
Director: Ian Talbot
THE HOBBIT
Director: Kenneth Alan Taylor

International tours

SWEET SORROW
Director: John Godber
Los Angeles
THE TAMING OF THE SHREW
Toby Robertson
Middle East tour
A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM
John Doyle
Cyprus
BLOOD BROTHERS
Bob Tompson
New Zealand / Australia tour
A MIDSUMMER NIGHTS DREAM
Rachel Kavanagh
Dubai