Trained at the Central School of Art and Design.
Designs for more than 30 West End productions include: Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead, Cyrano de Bergerac, Kiss Me Kate, Ragtime, A Voyage Round My Father, Calendar Girls, Heroes (and Los Angeles),The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, Dance of Death (and Sydney), A Chorus of Disapproval, Scenes From a Marriage, Black Comedy, The Sound of Music (also Toronto and US Tour), Rock 'n Roll (and Broadway), The Full Monty.
For the National Theatre designs include: Look Back in Anger, Noises Off (also West End and Broadway), The Playboy of the Western World.
As an Associate of the Royal Shakespeare Company, designs include: Othello, Romeo and Juliet, Henry VIII (Olivier Award nomination),The Merchant of Venice, Hamlet, The Winter's Tale (Olivier Award nomination), Twelfth Night.
Numerous designs for the Almeida, Donmar Warehouse and Chichester Festival Theatres.
Film includes Hamlet (with David Tennant and Patrick Stewart).
Opera includes Der Rosenkavelier (Wuppertal), Elixir of Love (ENO), Giulio Cesare (Glyndebourne, Chicago, Lille... South Bank Award), The Coronation of Poppea (Paris, Berlin, Copenhagen), On the Town (ENO and Paris Chatelet), Don Carlos (Frankfurt, Tokyo), Tristan and Isolde (Tokyo, Vienna), Anna Bolena, Giulio Cesare, Die Fledermaus (New York Met).