Good Canary


  • Fri 16 Sep - Sat 8 Oct
  • Directed by John Malkovich

Malcolm Rippeth

Lighting Designer

Previous work at the Rose includes A Christmas Carol, The Lady from the Sea, The Importance of Being Earnest, Dumb Show and The Winslow Boy.

Other work includes The Umbrellas of Cherbourg, Six Characters in Search of an Author, Calendar Girls (West End); A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Shakespeare’s Globe); The Empress (RSC); The Promise (Donmar); Spur of the Moment (Royal Court); The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas (Chichester/Children's Touring Partnership); Only The Brave (Wales Millennium Centre); Stones in his Pockets (Tricycle); Decade (Headlong); The Dead (Abbey, Dublin); A View from the Bridge (Gate, Dublin); The Birthday Party (Manchester Royal Exchange); The Night Before Christmas (Soho); Refugee Boy (West Yorkshire Playhouse); His Dark Materials (Birmingham Rep); The Herbal Bed (English Touring Theatre); The Threepenny Opera (Graeae);  Copenhagen (Edinburgh Lyceum); HMS Pinafore (Guthrie Theater Minneapolis); Tutti Frutti (National Theatre of Scotland); The Devil Inside Him (National Theatre Wales).

He is an Associate Artist of Kneehigh Theatre - productions including 946: The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips, FUP, The Flying Lovers of Vitebsk, Dead Dog in a Suitcase (and other love songs), Tristan and Yseult and The Wild Bride.

Opera and dance includes Capriccio (Santa Fe Opera); Snow White (balletLORENT); Giovanna d’Arco (Buxton Festival); Wallflower (Quarantine); Idomeneo (Garsington); In Parenthesis (WNO); Pleasure and The Coronation of Poppea (Opera North).

He is the recipient of a WhatsOnStage Award and a Village Voice OBIE for his work on Kneehigh's Brief Encounter (West End and Broadway).