Photograph from The Win Bin - lighting design by Nic Farman
© Alex Fine Photographer: Alex Fine | From the show The Win Bin
Photograph from F*cking Men - lighting design by Nic Farman
© Christopher Tribble Photographer: Christopher Tribble | From the show F*cking Men
Photograph from Rock and Bowl Festival - lighting design by Nic Farman
© Bob Hadfield Photographer: Bob Hadfield | From the show Rock and Bowl Festival

Nic Farman

Nic Farman is a UK based Lighting Designer. He has worked on a variety of different projects, ranging from new writing and classic texts, to musicals, opera, promenade performance and dance. Nic trained at Rose Bruford College leaving with a 1st Class BA Honours Degree in Lighting Design.

Nominated for Best Lighting Designer at the 'Off West End Awards’ in 2016 for The Spanish Tragedy’ and in 2015 for ‘Shock Treatment’ and ‘The Win Bin’.

Winner of the 'Francis Reid Award' as part of the Association of Lighting Designers Michael Northen Bursary in 2013.

Recent Lighting Design credits include:
The Toxic Avenger (Southwark Playhouse); The Taming of the Shrew (Upstairs at The Arts); The Crucible; Balm in Gilead (Arcola Theatre); Cosi Fan Tutte (Opera); Cosi (Play); F*cking Men; Shock Treatment (King’s Head Theatre); Positive (Park Theatre); A Local Boy (National Tour); Dracula! (Soho Theatre); The Spanish Tragedy; The Win Bin (Old Red Lion Theatre); Daisy Pulls it Off (Shoreditch Town Hall); A Level Playing Field (Shoreditch Town Hall & UEA Studio); The Heart of Things (Jermyn Street Theatre & Kenton Theatre, Henley-on-Thames)

Other Lighting Design credits include:
Pig Girl; The Immortal Hour; Hostage Song; Valley of Song (Finborough Theatre); Romeo and Juliet (Newbury Corn Exchange & National Tour); Richard III (Cockpit Theatre & Greenwich Theatre); The Good Person of Szechwan; Tartuffe; Lysistrata; Still the Beating of My Heart; Blood Wedding; Mac-Beth; Last of the Red Hot Lovers; The Woyzeck (National Tour for Theatrical Niche); The Little Mermaid (Riverside Studios); Empires (Bush Theatre); The Bald Prima Donna; The Upstanding Member (Old Red Lion Theatre); The Blind/The Intruder (Old Red Lion Theatre & The Tabard); Cinderella (Leicester Square Theatre); Fulfil Me Fully, Phil; A Life in Monochrome (The Space) The Laramie Project (Leicester Curve)

As Associate/Assistant Lighting Designer:
The Glass Menagerie (Headlong); Phenomenal People (FUEL); The White Carnation (Jermyn Street Theatre); Sixty-Six Books (Bush Theatre)

Previous productions

Show name Type Venue/Company Role Creative Team Opened
Liver Birds Flying Home Musical Royal Court Liverpool Lighting Designer Director: Benji Sperring
Apr 2018
Spring Awakening Musical Hope Mill Theatre
DEM Productions, Aria Entertainment
Lighting Designer Director: Luke Sheppard
Set designer: Gabriella Slade
Mar 2018
Kindertransport Theatre The Queens Theatre, Hornchurch, then touring
The Queens Theatre, Hornchurch
Lighting Designer Director: Anne Simon
Set designer: Marie-Luce Theis
Mar 2018
Rock & Bowl Festival Concert Market Drayton Park
EMCd Productions
Lighting Designer May 2017
Urinetown Musical Pleasance London Lighting Designer Director: Josh Seymour
Set designer: Adrian Gee
May 2017
Late Company Theatre Finborough Theatre Lighting Designer Director: Michael Yale
Set designer: Zahra Mansouri
Apr 2017
How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying Musical Wilton's Music Hall Lighting Designer Director: Benji Sperring
Set designer: Mike Lees
Apr 2017
Madam Butterfly Opera Kings Head Theatre Lighting Designer Director: Paul Higgins
Set designer: Luke W. Robson
Feb 2017
Jack & The Beanstalk Theatre Northampton Derngate
Qdos Pantomimes
Lighting Designer Director: Stewart Nicholls
Dec 2016
Little Red Riding Hood Theatre Chelsea Theatre Lighting Designer Director: Owen Calvert-Lyons
Set designer: Amy Yardley
Nov 2016
Spindrift Theatre The Garage, Norwich
Curious Directive
Lighting Designer Director: Jack Lowe
May 2016
The Toxic Avenger Musical Southwark Playhouse - Large
Aria Entertainment
Lighting Designer Director: Benji Sperring
Apr 2016
Balm in Gilead Theatre Arcola Theatre
Mountview College
Lighting Designer Director: Joseph Blatchley
Set designer: Madeline Herbert
Mar 2016
The Crucible Theatre Arcola Theatre
Mountview College
Lighting Designer Director: Caitriona McLaughlin
Set designer: Adrian Gee
Mar 2016
Cosi Fan Tutte Opera Kings Head Theatre Lighting Designer Director: Paul Higgins
Set designer: Faye Bradley
Mar 2016
Cosi Theatre Kings Head Theatre Lighting Designer Director: Wayne Harrison
Set designer: Faye Bradley
Mar 2016
A Local Boy Theatre Brighton Dome, then touring
Invertigo Theatre Company
Lighting Designer Director: Rae McKen
Set designer: Bethany Wells
Feb 2016
The Spanish Tragedy Theatre Old Red Lion Theatre Lighting Designer Director: Dan Hutton
Set designer: Lizzy Leech
Feb 2016
F*cking Men Theatre Kings Head Theatre, Islington Lighting Designer Director: Geoffrey Hyland
Set designer: Jamie Simmons
Aug 2015, Dec 2015
Tartuffe Theatre Headgate Theatre, Colchester, then touring
Theatrical Niche
Lighting Designer Director: Venetia Twigg
Set designer: Amanda Mascarenhas
Oct 2015
The Win Bin Theatre Old Red Lion Theatre, Islington Lighting Designer Director: Sara Joyce
Set designer: Bethany Wells
Sep 2015
F*cking Men Theatre Kings Head Theatre, Islington Lighting Designer Director: Geoffrey Hyland
Set designer: Jamie Simmons
Aug 2015, Dec 2015
Positive Theatre Park Theatre
Ann Pinnington
Lighting Designer Director: Harry Burton
Set designer: Marcio Santarosa
Jul 2015
Rock and Bowl Festival Concert Market Drayton Park
EMCd Productions
Lighting Designer May 2015
Shock Treatment Musical Kings Head Theatre
Tarquin Productions
Lighting Designer Director: Benji Sperring
Set designer: Tim Shortall
Apr 2015
A Level Playing Field Theatre Shoreditch Town Hall + UEA Studio Lighting Designer Director: Harry Burton
Set designer: Sabrina Giles
Mar 2015, Apr 2015
A Level Playing Field Theatre Shoreditch Town Hall + UEA Studio Lighting Designer Director: Harry Burton
Set designer: Sabrina Giles
Mar 2015, Apr 2015
Daisy Pulls It Off Theatre Shoreditch Town Hall Lighting Designer Director: Abbey Wright/Peter Stickney
Set designer: Justin Williams
Mar 2015
The Heart of Things Theatre Jermyn Street Theatre, London Lighting Designer Director: Knight Mantell
Set designer: Joana Dias
Mar 2015
Lysistrata Theatre Mumford Theatre Cambridge, then touring
Theatrical Niche
Lighting Designer Director: Alice Sillett
Set designer: Amanda Mascarenhas
Mar 2015
Macbeth Theatre Lost Theatre, London Lighting Designer Director: David Shopland
Feb 2015
Dracula! (Mr Swallow The Musical) Musical Soho Theatre
Invisible Dot
Lighting Designer Director: Matt Peover
Set designer: Fly Davis
Feb 2015
Pig Girl Theatre Finborough Theatre, London Lighting Designer Director: Helen Donnelly
Set designer: Zoe Hammond
Jan 2015
Theatre:
  • Commercial Tour
  • Fringe / Pub Theatre
  • Regional (Studio)
  • Touring relights
Musical:
  • Regional (Studio)
Opera:
  • Small scale
Concert:
  • Stage Touring
Corporate:
  • Conferences
  • Exhibition Stands
Non-professional:
  • Dance
  • Musicals
  • Plays
Contact method Details
Email address

nicfarman@gmail.com

Website

nicfarmanlightingdesign.com

Agent name John Rogerson
Agent email john@thesoundcheckgroup.com