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Paul Anderson

lighting designer

About this Artist

Paul Anderson trained at Mountview and York College of Arts and Technology.

His lighting designs include Small Island, Everyman, Small Family Business, A Taste of Honey, The Amen Corner, This House (Olivier), Blood and Gifts, Nation, The Revenger’s Tragedy, A Minute Too Late, Stuff Happens, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Measure for Measure, Cyrano de Bergerac, and The Birds at the National Theatre, and The Producers on national tour.

For ENO: Jack the Ripper, Tristan and Isolde, Don Giovanni. For Glyndebourne: The Rape of Lucretia. For the RSC: Hamlet, Oppenheimer, The Mouse and His Child, Julius Caesar, The Tempest, and Servant to Two Masters (also West End). For Complicite: The Master and Margarita  (Olivier award nomination), A Dog’s Heart (co-production with DNO/ ENO),  Endgame, Shun-kin, A Disappearing Number, Strange Poetry (with LA Phil), The Elephant Vanishes, Light, The Noise of Time, Mnemonic (Drama Desk and Lucille Lortell award), and The Chairs. In the West End: All My Sons (also Broadway), A Taste of Honey, Speed-the-Plow, Arcadia, Someone Who’ll Watch Over Me, Lenny Henry’s So Much Things to Say (and international tour), Bent, All New People, Educating Rita, Shirley Valentine, Endgame, Treasure Island, and Little Shop of Horrors. Elsewhere: Twelfth Night (400th anniversary production for Shakespeare’s Globe) at Middle Temple; The Christie Brown Exhibition (Fragments of Narrative) at Wapping Hydraulic Power Station; and Rediscovering Pompeii at the Academia Italiana (IBM Exhibition).