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Jack Knowles

For the National:


Jack Knowles trained at Central School of Speech and Drama.


For the National Theatre: London Tide, Romeo and Julie, Top Girls, Beginning (also West End) and Barber Shop Chronicles (also on international tour) and Cleansed

In London’s West End: Sunset Boulevard, Best of Enemies, Caroline, or Change (also Broadway), The Importance of Being Earnest, The Windsors: Endgame and The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe

Other productions include: Venice Preserved for the RSC; Two Strangers (Carry a Cake Across New York) at Kiln; Patriots (also West End and Broadway), Spring Awakening, Three Sisters and Carmen Disruption at the Almeida; Private Lives at the Donmar; 4:48 Psychosis and Happy Days at Schauspielhaus Hamburg; Julie at Internaational Theatre Amsterdam; Anna Karenina at Sheffield Crucible; Wonderland at Nottingham Playhouse; Light Falls, The Producers and The Greatest Play in the History of the World at the Royal Exchange, Manchester; and Glass. Kill. Bluebeard. Imp., the end of history… and Instructions for Correct Assembly at the Royal Court


The Seven Deadly Sins / Bluebeard’s Castle at Teatro Colón; and La Bohème at Gothenburg Opera


Sunset Boulevard – Olivier Award and WhatsOnStage Award for Best Lighting Design

Barber Shop Chronicles – Knight of Illumination Award


(Updated April 2023.)