The Herbal Bed


  • Tue 26 Apr - Sat 07 May
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    A Rose Theatre Kingston, English Touring Theatre and Royal & Derngate Northampton Production

Malcolm Rippeth

Lighting Designer

Theatre credits include: Starseeker, James and the Giant Peach (Royal & Derngate, Northampton); Hamlet, Mother Courage (ETT); The Winslow Boy, A Christmas Carol (Rose Theatre Kingston); The Empress (Royal Shakespeare Company); The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (West End); The Promise (Donmar Warehouse); Spur of the Moment (Royal Court); Boa (Trafalgar Studios); The Three Lions (St James Theatre); Six Characters in Search of an Author (Headlong/West End); The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas (Chichester/Children's Touring Partnership); Calendar Girls (West End/Australia/Canada); After Electra (Plymouth/Tricycle); Decade (Headlong); London (Paines Plough); The Dead (Abbey Theatre, Dublin); A View from the Bridge (Gate Theatre, Dublin); The Birthday Party (Manchester Royal Exchange); Refugee Boy (West Yorkshire Playhouse); His Dark Materials (Birmingham Rep); The Threepenny Opera (Graeae); The Bloody Chamber  (Northern Stage); Copenhagen (Edinburgh Royal Lyceum); HMS Pinafore (Guthrie Theater Minneapolis); Tutti Frutti (National Theatre of Scotland); and The Devil Inside Him (National Theatre Wales).

He is an Associate Artist of Kneehigh, productions including 946, Dead Dog in a Suitcase (and other love songs), Tristan and Yseult, The Wild Bride and Brief Encounter.

Opera and dance credits include: Snow White (balletLORENT); Giovanna d’Arco (Buxton Festival); Le Nozze di Figaro (Garsington); Seven Deadly Sins (WNO); and The Coronation of Poppea (Opera North).

In 2010 he won a Village Voice OBIE as a member of the design team for Brief Encounter off Broadway, and in 2009 the whatsonstage.com Theatregoers’ Choice Award for Best Lighting Designer for his work on Brief Encounter and Six Characters in Search of an Author in the West End. He was nominated for an Outer Critics Circle Award for Brief Encounter on Broadway.