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James Farncombe

For the National:


In London’s West End: The Ladykillers, Jeeves and Wooster, The Dresser and Swallows and Amazons.

Other productions include: The Tragedy of King Richard the Second at the Almeida; John Gabriel Borkman at the Bridge; Yerma (also at the Park Avenue Armory, NY), ThreeSisters, The Cherry Orchard and Measure for Measure at the Young Vic; As You Like It, White Devil, and A Mad World My Masters for the RSC; Anatomy of Suicide at the Royal Court; The Duchess of Malfi at the Old Vic; and Ibsen Huis and De Meiden at Toneelgroep, Amsterdam.

Opera includes: Jenufa, Theodora and Lessons in Love and Violence at the Royal Opera House; Lucia
di Lammermoor at the Metropolitan Opera, New York and LA Opera; Innocence (also at Finnish National Opera), La traviata (also at Garnier, Paris), Pelléas et Mélisande, Alcina (also at Bolshoi Theatre, Moscow), Ariadne auf Naxos and Trauernacht at Aix-en-Provence Festival; Le Vin herbé at Berliner Staatsoper; Jenufa at Dutch National Opera (also in Valencia); Street Scene at Teatro Real, Madrid (also in Cologne and Monte Carlo); Miranda at Opéra Comique, Paris; The Barber of Seville at Glyndebourne; Marriage of Figaro at Opera North; and Der fliegende Holländer and Ariodante at Scottish Opera.


People, Places and Things – Olivier nomination for Best Lighting Design


(Updated January 2023)