Chris Davey

Lighting Designer

Chris has designed extensively for Shared Experience Theatre, Royal Court, Hampstead Theatre, Lyric Hammersmith, Royal Exchange Manchester, West Yorkshire Playhouse, Royal Lyceum Edinburgh, Citizens’s Theatre Glasgow, Birmingham Rep and Manchester International Festival.

For the National Theatre: Or You Could Kiss Me, Beyond the Horizon, Spring Storm, Harper Regan, The Seagull, The Pillars of the Community, A Dream Play, Iphiginia at Aulis, War and Peace, Baby Doll and The Colour of Justice.

For the RSC: Titus Andronicus, Twelfth Night, The Winter’s Tale, Pericles, Cymbeline, Alice in Wonderland, Night of the Soul, Romeo and Juliet, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Everyman (both also in New York) A Month in the Country, Troilus and Cressida, The Comedy of Errors (world tour) Mysteria and Easter.

Designs include: 42nd Street (Chatelet Theatre, Paris); Matthew Bourne’s The Car Man (Royal Albert Hall); Richard III (directed by and starring Adjoa Andoh); Touching the Void (Bristol Old Vic, Tour and Duke of York’s Theatre, London); Witness for the Prosecution (County Hall, London); Switzerland (Bath Theatre Royal, Ambassadors Theatre, London); Nightfall (Bridge Theatre, London); Rhinoceros (Edinburgh International Festival); Vamos Cuba! (Sadler’s Wells); Sweeney Todd (La Monnaie, Brussels); Matthew Bourne’s Lord of the Flies (Sadler’s Wells, national and international tours); The Driver’s Seat (National Theatre of Scotland); Carlos Acosta’s Classical Selection (Coliseum, Royal Albert Hall and world tour); Footloose, The Crucible Wonderful Town, The History Boys, High Society, Dr Dolittle and Dial M for Murder (National Tours).

Opera include: Madame Butterfly (Oslo); A Little Night Music, The Magic Flute and Queen Of Spades (Opera North); Romeo et Juliette (Opera Ireland); L’Heure Espagnole, La Voix Humaine, Hippolyte et Aricie (Nationale Reisopera Netherlands); L’Arbore di Diana (Valencia); I Capuleti E I Montecchi (Opera North, Melbourne, Sydney Opera House); Skellig (The Sage Gateshead); Aida (Houston); Bird of Night (Royal Opera House London); Bluebeard (Bregenz); Jephtha (Copenhagen / English National Opera/Welsh National Opera); The Magic Flute and Sweeney Todd (Welsh National Opera); eight seasons for Grange Park Opera, Les Illuminations, The Turn of the Screw, The Rake’s Progress (Aldeburgh Festival); and The Picture of Dorian Gray (Monte Carlo).