Clients | Lighting Designers

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.

Productions

 

2019

HANSEL UND GRETEL

Director: Stephen Medcalf
Grange Park Opera

2018

ROBIN HOOD AND BABES IN THE WOOD
 
Director: Kenneth Alan Taylor
Nottingham Playhouse

BETTER OFF DEAD

Director: Alan Ayckbourn
Stephen Joseph Theatre

JOKING APART

Director: Alan Ayckbourn
Stephen Joseph Theatre

THE 39 STEPS

Director: Paul Robinson
Stephen Joseph Theatre

SHERLOCK HOLMES: THE FINAL CURTAIN

Director: David Grindley
Theatre Royal Bath

GUYS AND DOLLS

Director: Nick Winston
Kilworth House 

JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT

Director: Andrew Wright
Kilworth House

STILL ALICE

Director: David Grindley
West Yorkshire Playhouse & UK Tour

2017

RITA, SUE & BOB TOO

Director: Kate Wasserberg
Out of Joint

HOW THE OTHER HALF LOVES

Director: Alan Strachan
UK Tour

BY JEEVES

Director: Alan Ayckbourn
Old Laundry Theatre

CINDERELLA

Director: Kenneth Alan Taylor
Nottingham Playhouse

THE THREEPENNY OPERA

Director: David Thacker
Octagon Theatre Bolton

WHERE IS PETER RABBIT?

Old Laundry Theatre

A BRIEF HISTORY OF WOMEN

Director: Alan Ayckbourn
Scarborough Theatre

DI AND VIV AND ROSE

Director: Lotte Wakeham
Scarborough Theatre

TAKING STEPS

Director: Alan Ayckbourn
Scarborough Theatre

LITTLE VOICE

Director: Paul Robinson
Scarborough Theatre

WAITING FOR GOD

Director: David Grindley
UK Tour

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: Alan Ayckbourn
UK Tour

TOP HAT

Director: Stephen Mear
Kilworth House 

KISS ME KATE

Director: Matthew White
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
NationalTtheatre

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

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