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Rajha Shakiry


For the National: The Father and The Assassin, Trouble in Mind, ‘Master Harold’… and the boys and Nine Night (also West End)

Productions include: The Mountaintop at the Royal Exchange; Two Palestinians Go Dogging and seven methods of killing kylie jenner at the Royal Court; Return of Danton for Collective Ma’louba, Germany; Autoreverse at Battersea Arts Centre; Going Through and Misty (also West End) at the Bush; Richard II at Shakespeare’s Globe; The Dark on UK tour; Sundowning for Kali; The Mountaintop (JMK Award) at the Young Vic; Mobile for Paper Birds; How Nigeria Became at the Unicorn; Richard II for Ashtar at Hisham’s Palace, Jericho, and Shakespeare’s Globe; The Lion and the Unicorn and Lincoln Road for Eastern Angles; Krunchat National Arts Festival, Grahamstown; Feeble Minds at the Albany and Rich Mix; Speak at Stratford East and LIFT Festival; A Night at the Theatre at Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds; Muhammad Ali and Me at the Albany and on UK tour; The Ghost Downstairs (co-designer) for New Perspectives; Changes, Tales from the Emerald City, Love Wars and The Wall for Cardboard Citizens; and Power Games at Jerwood Dance, Ipswich and the Edinburgh Fringe.

Short films

Include Complicité’s Can I Live?.

Rajha Shakiry’s work has been exhibited at the V&A Museum and Prague Quadrennial as part of Society of British Theatre Designers and also exhibited as part of World Stage Design.

(Published September 2023)