richard-g-jones-bw-photoWith over 30 years’ experience, lighting designs have included West End, Broadway, UK & International tours, Repertory and site-specific work. Productions have included musical theatre, Shakespeare, contemporary writing and pantomimes, and as well as theatre work have included designs for arena shows, concerts and corporate events.

Awards include a Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Lighting Design and an Outer Critics Circle nomination for Sweeney Todd on Broadway. Other award winning productions and nominations have included the West End and UK national tour of Sweeney Todd, the West End and Watermill Theatre production of The Gondoliers (TMA Award), The Watermill Theatre production of Fiddler on the Roof (TMA Award), York Theatre Royal production of The Railway Children (TMA Award) and also for the Toronto Production (Dora Maver Moore Award).

Significant work  includes lighting designs for Strictly Come Dancing Live arena tour for Phil McIntyre and Stage Entertainment, Sister Act UK Tour and Calamity Jane UK Tour for Jamie Wilson Productions, Gary Tank commander and Still Game at the Glasgow Hydro, The Railway Children at London Kings Cross for Runaway Entertainment, and Celebrating Christmas with the Salvation Army at the Royal Albert Hall.

Other national tours have included Fiddler on the Roof, The Diary of Anne Frank, Beautiful Thing, Wuthering Heights, Rasputin, Whiter Than Snow, Candide, The Hot Mikado, Mack and Mabel & Sweeney Todd. West End work includes Sunset Boulevard, The Gondoliers, Mack and Mabel, Horrid Henry Live and Horrid!, When Pigs Fly, Female Parts and Sweeney Todd. Repertory theatre work includes Behind the Scenes at the Museum, A Taste of Honey, Piaf, Abandonment, Private Lives and Amadeus for York Theatre Royal; Martin Guerre, Carmen, Fiddler on the Roof, Irma la Douce, and Cabaret for the Watermill Theatre Newbury; The White Album, All Quiet on the Western Front , The Man Who, Satin ‘N’ Steel and Chicken Soup with Barley for Nottingham Playhouse; Mary Barton and Who’s afraid of Virginia Woolf for Manchester Royal Exchange.

Other work has included designs for The Royal Northern College of Music, The Norwich Playhouse; The Duchy Ballet, Cornwall; Covent Garden Linbury Studio; Culture and Congress Centre Lucerne, Switzerland; The Swan Theatre, Worcester; Library Theatre, Manchester; Everyman Theatres, Liverpool and Cheltenham; Arden Theatre; Manchester, Bolton Octagon Theatre; Birmingham REP; Oxford Playhouse and The Theatre on the Lake, Keswick.