Much Ado About Nothing


  • Main Auditorium
  • Fri 13 Apr - Sun 6 May
  • A Rose Theatre Kingston, Granville & Parham Productions and Antic Face co-production
    Directed by Simon Dormandy | Starring Mel Giedroyc

Paul Pyant

Lighting Designer

Paul is a graduate of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London. He works on Opera, Ballet, Musicals and Theatre worldwide including London’s’ West End and on Broadway in New York. His most recent work at the Rose was on The Wars of the Roses.

He has long associations with Glyndebourne Opera, English National Opera, Royal Opera Covent Garden, National Theatre, English National Ballet, Donmar Warehouse, Almeida Theatre and Northern Ballet Theatre.

Opera work worldwide includes productions in America (Metropolitan Opera, Los Angeles, Houston, Seattle, San Francisco) Australia, New Zealand, Monte Carlo, Israel, Austria, Germany, Spain, Russia, Switzerland, Italy, France and Japan.

More recent work includes My Night with Reg for Robert Hastie at the Apollo Theatre; The Nether for Jeremy Herrin at the Royal Court and Duke of Yorks; Hay Fever for Lindsay Posner for Bath Theatre Royal and The Duke of Yorks; View from the Bridge for Stephen Unwin for the Touring Consortium; Fidelio for Opera Omaha; The Pirates of Penzance for Mike Leigh at English National Opera; Betrothal in a Monastery for Martin Duncan Opera d'Capitol, Toulouse; The Cure/The Corridor for the Aldeburgh Festival/Covent Garden; The Snow Queen for Michael Corder for both the Vienna Stattsballet and the Czech National Ballet in Prague; Talking Heads for Sarah Esidale, Theatre Royal Bath; She Stoops To Conquer for Lyndsay Posner, Theatre Royal Bath; Hamlet for Stephen Langridge at the Gotesborgoperan, Sweden.