Lighting Designer

Malcolm Rippeth

Theatre credits include: Wise Children (Old Vic); Twelfth Night, Boudica and Romantics Anonymous (Shakespeare's Globe); Titus Andronicus and The Empress (Royal Shakespeare Company); The Umbrellas of Cherbourg, Six Characters in Search of an Author and Calendar Girls (West End); The Promise (Donmar); Spur of the Moment (Royal Court); My Brilliant Friend (Rose Theatre); The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas (Chichester Festival Theatre); 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); Songs for Nobodies (Wilton’s Music Hall); Sweet Charity (Watermill); The Threepenny Opera (Graeae); Rumpelstiltskin (balletLORENT) and HMS Pinafore (Guthrie Theater Minneapolis).

Recent opera credits include: La Belle Hélène (Opéra national de Lorraine); Alcina and Capriccio (Santa Fe); Falstaff, The Skating Rink, Pelléas et Mélisande and Idomeneo (Garsington); War & Peace and In Parenthesis (Welsh National Opera); Pleasure and The Coronation of Poppea (Opera North); Giovanna d'Arco and Lucia del Lammermoor (Buxton Festival); The Rake's Progress and Das Rheingold (London Philharmonic Orchestra); Die Dreigroschenoper (Royal Festival Hall & Théâtre des Champs-Élysées) and Le Premier Meurtre (Opéra de Lille).

Malcolm is an Associate Artist of Cornwall's Kneehigh, productions including FUP, The Tin Drum, The Flying Lovers of Vitebsk, Tristan & Yseult, Dead Dog in a Suitcase (and other love songs) and The Wild Bride. He is the recipient of a WhatsOnStage Award and a Village Voice OBIE for his work on Kneehigh's Brief Encounter (West End/Broadway), and has recently been nominated for Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle and New York Drama Desk Awards for his work with the company.


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