My Brilliant Friend - Parts 1 & 2


  • PARTS 1 & 2 of Elena Ferrante's epic family saga | Adapted for the stage by April De Angelis | Directed by Melly Still
  • Sat 25 Feb - Sun 02 Apr

Malcolm Rippeth

Lighting Designer

Previously at the Rose Theatre: Good Canary, 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); Stones in his Pockets (Tricycle); Decade (Headlong); The Dead (Abbey, Dublin); A View from the Bridge (Gate, Dublin); The Birthday Party (Manchester Royal Exchange); His Dark Materials (Birmingham Rep); The Threepenny Opera (Graeae); and HMS Pinafore (Guthrie Theater Minneapolis). He is an Associate Artist of Kneehigh Theatre - productions including 946: The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips, 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 (Opera North); and Le Premier Meurtre (Opéra de Lille).

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).