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Judith Greenwood

Designers

Adrian Rees

Judith Greenwood is an Associate Director of Cheek by Jowl Theatre Company. She took the MA in Drama and Theatre Arts at the University of Leeds in 1982, and worked as a lighting technician for Opera North, Impact Theatre Co-operative, the ICA and the RSC. In 1990 she joined Cheek by Jowl and has since toured the world with the company, lighting all but one of their productions. Other work includes Le Cid (Avignon Festival), Boris Godunov, Twelfth Night and Three Sisters (Russian Theatre Confederation), Falstaff (Salzburg Festival), Homebody/Kabul (Cheek by Jowl and Young Vic), King Lear (RSC Academy), As You Like It, Great Expectations, Henry VIII (RSC Stratford), Romeo and Juliet (Bolshoi Theatre, Moscow), The Tempest (Tron Theatre, Glasgow), St Joan (AandBC) and Andromaque (Bouffes du Nord).  Judith is the Lighting Designer for the Bolshoi Theatre's 2015 production of Hamlet. 

 

She also works with Lebanese theatre companies in Beirut, and has contributed to several books on African theatre.

Adrian studied theatre design at the Wimbledon School of Art. He was Head of Design at the Belgrade Theatre, Coventry for seven years, where he designed more than sixty productions, including Pal Joey, Hay Fever, Fiddler On The Roof, Martin Chuzzlewit, Shadowlands, A Twitch On The Thread, Safe In Our Hands, The Importance Of Being Earnest, Tess Of The D’Urbevilles, The Curse Of The Baskervilles, Brighton Beach Memoirs, Hard Times, Made In Bangkok, Oliver!, The Country Wife, Blood Brothers, The Silver Sword, Hello, I’m Eight, and The Hunchback Of Notre Dame.

 

His designs for the Coventry Mystery Plays in the Cathedral Ruins won national critical acclaim, as did his work for Catherine Cookson’s The Fifteen Streets, which toured the country and then opened at The Playhouse Theatre in London’s West End.

 

Adrian designed the costumes for the Coventry production of Bob Carlton’s Return To The Forbidden Planet, which then opened at the Cambridge Theatre, London and won the Olivier Award for Best Musical 1990. His design for Ariel the Robot has since been seen on Broadway, in Tokyo, Japan, and on the UK tour.

 

In London, Adrian designed Three Guys Naked From The Waist Down at the Donmar Warehouse, followed by costumes for the musical Leonardo - A Portrait Of Love at the Strand.

 

He designed the touring production of In The Midnight Hour for Bob Carlton, and the tour of Rob Bettinson’s Bare Necessities for E & B.

 

Adrian was the UK Associate Designer for the tour of High Society, a production first seen in Australia, which won the TMA Award for Best Design.

 

He designed Singular Women for the Theatre of Comedy, which opened in Bromley and subsequently had a short tour.

 

Adrian has worked extensively at Leicester Haymarket, designing the set and costumes for The Sound Of Music, A View From The Bridge (and its revival), The Rink, A Passionate Woman, The Importance Of Being Earnest and Sunday In The Park With George.  He designed the Hot Stuff, which began at Leicester Haymarket, and its tour and revival and he returned to Leicester Haymarket to design the set and costumes for Dolly West’s Kitchen.

 

Adrian has also designed The Trackers Of Oxyrhynchus for West Yorkshire Playhouse, The Cherry Orchard at The Theatre Royal, York and Alcestis for Northern Broadsides

 

He was the UK associate designer for the national tour of Annie, starring Lily Savage. He also designed Fame for Edinburgh, national tour, and its run in the West End.

 

Adrian’s recent West End productions are the set and costumes for 125th Street at the Shaftesbury Theatre, Jailhouse Rock at the Piccadilly Theatre and Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story at the Duchess Theatre.  Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story is currently on tour.

 

For Pitlochry Festival Theatre, Adrian has designed the set and costumes for Admirable Crichton, Treasure Island, Chimneys, The Grapes of Wrath, Snake In The Grass and Taking Sides. He has also designed the set for The Winslow Boy, The Hollow, The Queen Of Spades, The Shop At Sly Corner, To Kill A Mockingbird, Arcadia, Wild Honey, What Every Woman Knows, The Servant O'Twa Maisters, Kiss Me Kate, Cinderella, My Fair Lady, See How They Run, Dear Brutus, and White Christmas. Adrian recently the set and costumes for Hello Dolly! and  Lady Windermere's Fan and is currently designing Passing Places.

 

Adrian also designed the costumes and set for the 2008 production of Round The Horne at the Theatre Royal Brighton, which toured the UK in 2009.

 

Most recently he designed the set and costumes for the 2015 US tour of Buddy for Buddy Worldwide Ltd, and for Miracle on 34th Street and Home and Beauty for Pitlochry Festival Theatre.