Cast & Creative

Paul Anderson

Lighting Designer

Paul was nominated for the 2013 Olivier Award for Best Lighting Designer for The Master and Margarita with Complicité and he has received the Drama Desk and Lucille Lortell awards for
Mnemonic, also with Complicité.

He has designed lighting for numerous productions in the UK and internationally, including the National Theatre, English National Opera, the Young Vic Theatre, Royal Shakespeare Company, in the West End and on Broadway. 

Theatre credits include: Speed The Plow, All New People, Educating Rita, Shirley Valentine, Endgame, Arcadia, Treasure Island, Swimming with Sharks, Little Shop of Horrors (West End); Oppenheimer, A Mouse and His Child, Julius Caesar, The Tempest, A Servant to Two Masters (RSC); The House That Will Not Stand (Tricycle); A Small Family Business, A Taste of Honey, Amen Corner, This House (National); Warhorse (BBC Proms); The Master and Margarita, Shun-kin, A disappearing Number, Strange Poetry (with LA Philharmonic), The Elephant Vanishes (Complicité); All My Sons (Broadway); Simply Heavenly (Young Vic/West End); The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui (National Actors Theatre NY with Al Pacino); Lenny Henry’s So Much Things to Say (West End/International tour); A Rat’s Tale (Manchester Royal Exchange); Of Mice and Men (Watermill); Singer, Americans, The Inland Sea (OSC); Two Cities, Playing for Time, Taming of the Shrew (Salisbury Playhouse); 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, Shoot to Win, Pinnochio, Sleeping Beauty, Red Riding Hood, Aladdin and Cinderella (Theatre Royal Stratford East); The Enchanted Pig, Knight of the Burning Pestle, Simply Heavenly, Arabian Nights, As I lay Dying, Twelfth Night, Guys and Dolls and West Side Story (Young Vic); On Tour, Random and Incomplete Acts of Kindness (Royal Court); Turn of the Screw (Bristol Old Vic). 

Recent opera credits include Peter Grimes, La Traviata (Grange Park); A Dog’s Heart (L’Opera National de Lyon/Complicite/ENO/Teatro Alla Scala); The Rape of Lucretia (Glyndebourne) and Don
Giovanni ENO).