Photograph from Alice in Wonderland - lighting design by Johnathan Rainsforth
Photographer: Craig Leng | From the show Alice in Wonderland
Photograph from Alice in Wonderland - lighting design by Johnathan Rainsforth
From the show Alice in Wonderland
Photograph from Aladdin - lighting design by Johnathan Rainsforth
Photographer: Paul Fincken | From the show Aladdin
Photograph from End of The Peir - lighting design by Johnathan Rainsforth
Photographer: Johnathan Rainsforth | From the show End of The Peir

John Rainsforth

As a Touring Chief Electrician/Production Electrician  Macbeth - National Theatre UK Tour (LD Paul Pyant), Legally Blonde the Musical - UK Tour *+(LD Nev Milsom), Dreamboats and Petticoats - UK Tour (LD Tim Oliver), RENT 20th Anniversary - UK Tour (LD Rick Fisher), Jackie The Musical - UK Tour (LD Phillip Gladwell), Miracle on 34th Street - UK Tour* (LD Tim Dealing), Avenue Q The Musical - UK Tour* (LD Charlie Morgan Jones), Swan Lake on Ice - International Tour (LD Gavin Swift), Annie Get Your Gun - UK Tour (LD Jason Taylor), Scooby Doo Live - UK Tour* (LD Leight Porter), Some Girl I Used To Know - UK Tour* (LD Josh Carr), Carbaby Street the Musical - UK Tour (LD Nick Richings)

Assistant/Associate/Programmer Cinderella Dartford Orchard QDOS - EOS (LD Will West), Dick Whittington Dartford Orchard QDOS - EOS (LD Will West) Scooby Doo UK Tour - EOS (LD Leigh Porter) Some Girl I Used To Know UK Tour - EOS (LD Josh Carr) Lion King UK National Tour Assistant LD (LD Don Holder), Remembrance of Things Past - EOS (LD Ziggy Jacobs), A Mad World - EOS (LD Elizabeth Patterson), Victory - EOS (LD Leo Woolcock)

* = And or Senior Production Electrician

+= And Lighting Programmer 

Previous productions

Show name Type Venue/Company Role Creative Team Opened
Addams Family Theatre Lighting Designer Aug 2018
My Uncle Freddy Theatre The Customs House
The Customs House Theatre Trust
Lighting Designer Director: Gareth Hunter
Jul 2018
End of The Peir Theatre The Customs House
ION Productions
Lighting Designer Director: Neil Armstrong
Set designer: Gareth Hunter
Aug 2017
Legally Blonde - The Musical Theatre Customs House, South Shields
The Customs House Theatre Trust
Lighting Designer Director: Gareth Hunter
Set designer: JR/GH
Aug 2017
Educating Rita Theatre Customs House
ION Productions
Lighting Designer Lighting designer: Johnathan Rainsforth
Director: Neil Armstrong
Sep 2016
Dolly Mixtures The Musical Theatre The Customs House
The Customs House Theatre Trust
Lighting Designer Director: Ray Spencer
Set designer: David Wilkinson
Aug 2016
Bring It On the Musical Theatre The Customs House
The Customs House
Lighting Designer Lighting designer: Johnathan Rainsforth
Director: Gareth Hunter
Set designer: Gareth Hunter
Aug 2016
Dick Whittington Theatre Dartford Orchard
Qdos Pantomimes
Lighting Programmer Lighting designer: Will West
Director: Nick Winston
Dec 2015
Alice in Wonderland Theatre The Customs House Lighting Designer Director: Ray Spencer
Set designer: Fox and Shriek
Dec 2015
Annie Theatre The Customs House
South Shields GandS
Lighting Designer Director: Gareth Hunter
Feb 2013
Aladdin Theatre Sunderland Empire
Centre Stage North East
Lighting Designer Director: Fiona Clegg
Jun 2012
Bugsy Malone Theatre Sunderland Empire
Ambassador Theatre Group
Lighting Designer Director: Steve Woodridge
Aug 2011

Annie

Use of back projected graphics set the atmosphere in many scenes, and was used to good effect in the minimalistic set.
20/02/2013
Theatre:
  • Commercial Tour
  • Regional (Main House)
  • Touring relights
  • West End
Musical:
  • Commercial Tour
  • Regional (Main House)
  • Touring relights
  • West End
Opera:
  • Touring relights
Dance:
  • Touring relights
Non-professional:
  • Dance
  • Musicals
  • Plays
Contact method Details
Mobile phone

07432 568 989

Email address

john@jrlx.co.uk

Website

http://www.jrlx.co.uk