Photograph from Sweeney Todd - lighting design by Richard Jones
From the show Sweeney Todd
Photograph from Martin Guerre - lighting design by Richard Jones
Photographer: Robert Day | From the show Martin Guerre
Photograph from The Railway Children - lighting design by Richard Jones
From the show The Railway Children
Photograph from The Railway Children - lighting design by Richard Jones
From the show The Railway Children
Photograph from Sunset Boulevard - lighting design by Richard Jones
Photographer: Robert Day | From the show Sunset Boulevard

Richard G Jones

Richard won a Drama Desk Award for outstanding lighting design and received an Outer Critics Circle nomination for Sweeney Todd on Braodway. Other award winning productions have included the, West End and UK national tour of Sweeney Todd, the West End and Watermill Theatre production of the Gondoliers and The Railway Children at the London Kings Cross Theatre. Richard has recently worked on lighting designs for The National Tour of Sister Act, Still Game and Gary Tank Commander at the Hydro Glasgow, Kitchen Sink at Stoke,  Cinderella at York Theatre Royal, Rock and Roll Sinbad at The New Wolsey Ipswich and The Strictly Come Dancing 2017 Arena Tour for Phil McIntyre and Stage Entertainment. National tours have included Catherine Tate Tour Live, Fiddler on the Roof, Calamity Jane, Diary of Anne Frank, To Kill a Mocking Bird, Beautiful Thing, Wuthering Heights, Rasputin, Candide, Mack and Mabel & Sweeney Todd. West End work includes Sunset Boulevard, The Gondoliers, Mack and Mabel, When Pigs Fly, Female Parts and Sweeney Todd. Repertory theatre work includes Behind the Scenes at the Museum, A Taste of Honey, Piaf, Abandonment, Private Lives and Amadeus for York Theatre Royal; Martin Guerre, The Hot Mikado, Carmen, Fiddler on the Roof, Irma la Douce, and Cabaret for the Watermill Theatre Newbury; The White Album, All Quiet on the Western Front , The Man Who, Satin 'N' Steel and Chicken Soup with Barley for Nottingham Playhouse; Mary Barton and Who's afraid of Virginia Woolf for Manchester Royal Exchange. . He has also designed for The Royal Northern College of Music, The Norwich Playhouse; The Duchy Ballet, Cornwall; Covent Garden Linbury Studio; Culture and Congress Centre Lucerne, Switzerland; The Swan Theatre, Worcester; Library Theatre, Manchester; Everyman Theatres, Liverpool and Cheltenham; Arden Theatre; Manchester, Bolton Octagon Theatre; Birmingham REP; Oxford Playhouse and The Theatre on the Lake, Keswick. Full listing of work and images can be seen at

Previous productions

Show name Type Venue/Company Role Creative Team Opened
Sister Act Musical Jamie Wilson Productions Lighting Designer Director: Craig Revel Horwood
Set designer: Matthew Wright
Sep 2017
Strictly Come Dancing Arena Tour Theatre Barclaycard Arena Birmingham, then touring
Phil McIntyre and Stage Entertainment
Lighting Designer Director: Craig Revel Horwood
Jan 2017
Cinderella Theatre York Theatre Royal
York Theatre Royal
Lighting Designer Director: Berwick Kaler and Damian Cruden
Set designer: Mark Walters
Dec 2016
Sinbad Theatre The New Wolsey Ipswich Lighting Designer Director: Pete Rowe
Set designer: Barney George
Nov 2016
The Railway Children Theatre National Railway Museum York
York Theatre Royal
Lighting Designer Director: Damian Cruden
Set designer: Jo Scotcher
Jul 2015
In Fog and Falling Snow Theatre National Railway Museum York
York Theatre Royal
Lighting Designer Director: Damian Cruden
Set designer: Richard Foxton
Jun 2015
Noises Off Theatre Bolton Octagon Theatre
Bolton Octagon
Lighting Designer Director: David Thacker
Set designer: Rauri Murchison
Jun 2015
Other Desert Cites Theatre English Theatre Frankfurt Lighting Designer Director: Tom Littler
Set designer: Bob Bailey
Apr 2015
Hindle Wakes Theatre Octagon Theatre Boton, then touring
Octagon Theatre
Lighting Designer Director: David Thacker
Set designer: Rauri Murchison
Feb 2015
Calamity Jane Theatre Plymouth Theatre Royal, then touring
Jamie Wilson Productions
Lighting Designer Director: Nickolai Foster
Set designer: Matthew Wright
Sep 2014
The Railway Children Theatre London Kings Cross Theatre
Theatre Tracks Limited
Lighting Designer Director: Damian Cruden
Set designer: Jo Scotcher
Dec 2013
Canterbury Tales Theatre New Vic Stoke, then touring
Northern Broadsides
Lighting Designer Director: Conrad Nelson
Set designer: Lis Evans
Mar 2010
Behud Theatre Coventry Belgrade, then touring
Soho Theatre London
Lighting Designer Director: Lisa Goldman
Set designer: Hannah Clark
Mar 2010
A Pair of Pinters Theatre Guildhall Theatre Derby
Derby LIVE
Lighting Designer Director: Esther Richardson
Set designer: Dawn Allsopp
Feb 2010
Oliver Twist Theatre Octagon Theatre Bolton Lighting Designer Director: Josette Bushell-Mingo
Set designer: Dawn Allsopp
Nov 2009
The Hot Mikado Theatre Watermill Theatre Newbury, then touring
Watermill Theatre
Lighting Designer Director: Craig Revel Horwood
Set designer: Diego Pitarch
Sep 2009
The Homecoming Theatre York Theatre Royal Lighting Designer Director: Damian Cruden
Set designer: Dawn Allsopp
May 2009
Death of a Salesman Theatre York Theatre Royal
Theatre Royal
Lighting Designer Director: Damian Cruden
Set designer: Dawn Allsopp
Oct 2008
Accidental Death of an Anarchist Theatre Viaduct Halifax, then touring
Northern Broadsides
Lighting Designer Director: Conrad Nelson
Set designer: Dawn Allsopp
Sep 2008
Horrid Henry Live and Horrid! Theatre Sheffield Lyceum Theatre, then touring
Watershed Productions
Lighting Designer Director: Hannah Chissick
Set designer: Pip Leckenby
Aug 2008
The Railway Children Theatre National Railway Museum
York Theatre Royal
Lighting Designer Director: Damian Cruden
Set designer: Joanna Scotcher
Jul 2008
Sunset Boulevard Theatre Watermill Theatre Newbury
Watermill Theatre
Lighting Designer Director: Craig Revel Horwood
Set designer: Diego Pitarch
Jul 2008
Man For All Seasons Theatre York Theatre Royal
York Theatre Royal
Lighting Designer Director: Paul Shelly
Set designer: Nigel Hook
Jun 2008
Three Men in a Boat Theatre York Theatre Royal
Riding Lights and York Theatre Royal
Lighting Designer Director: Paul Burbridge
Set designer: Sean Cavanagh
Apr 2008
Secrets Theatre Polka Theatre, then touring
Polka
Lighting Designer Director: Vicky Ireland
Feb 2008
The Secret Garden Theatre Electric Theatre Guildford
Guildford School of Acting
Lighting Designer Director: Gerry Tebbutt
Set designer: Colin Mayes
Feb 2008
Twinkle Little Star Theatre Lakeside Theatre Nottingham, then touring
Lakeside Theatre Nottingham and York Theatre Royal
Lighting Designer Director: Damian Cruden and Matt Aston
Set designer: Mark Walters
Jan 2008
Sinbad The Sailor Theatre York Theatre Royal
York Theatre Royal
Lighting Designer Director: Berwick Kaler & Damian Cruden
Set designer: Phil R Daniels
Dec 2007
Celebrating Christmas with the Salvation Army Concert Royal Albert Hall
Salvation Army
Lighting Designer Director: Graham Hubard
Set designer: Richard G Jones
Nov 2007
Martin Guerre Theatre Watermill Theatre Newbury
Watermill Theatre
Lighting Designer Director: Craig Revel Horwood
Jul 2007
Spongebob Squarepants Theatre Singapore Expo Centre, then touring
Broadway Asia
Lighting Designer Director: Gip Hoppe
Set designer: David Gallo
Jun 2007
Whisky Galore Theatre Nottingham Playhouse, then touring
Nottingham Playhouse
Lighting Designer Director: Giles Croft
Set designer: Helen Davies
Feb 2007
Cinderella Theatre York Theatre Royal Lighting Designer Director: Damian Cruden & Berwick Kaler
Set designer: Nigel Hook
Dec 2006
Beauty and the Beast Theatre Clwyd Theatr Cymru Lighting Designer Director: Pete Rowe
Nov 2006
ART Theatre York Theatre Royal Lighting Designer Director: Damian Cruden
Oct 2006
Mary Barton Theatre Manchester Royal Exchange Lighting Designer Director: Sarah Frankcom
Set designer: Liz Ascroft
Sep 2006
Hot Mikado Musical Watermill Theatre Newbury Lighting Designer Director: Craig Revel Horwood
Jul 2006
The Lad Aladdin Theatre York Theatre Royal Lighting Designer Director: Berwick Kaler&Damian Cruden
Set designer: Nigel Hook
Dec 2005
Sweeney Todd Musical Eugene O'neill Theatre New York, then touring
Richard Frankel Productions
Lighting Designer Director: John Doyle
Nov 2005
Steptoe and Son Theatre York Theatre Royal Lighting Designer Director: Roger Smith
Set designer: Nigel Hook
Oct 2005
Sweeney Todd Musical New Ambassadors London
Watermill Theatre
Lighting Designer Director: John Doyle
Set designer: John Doyle
Jul 2005
Mack and Mabel Musical Watermill Theatre Newbury
Watermill Theatre
Lighting Designer Director: John Doyle
Set designer: Mark Bailey
May 2005
Twelfth Night Theatre Bolton Octagon Theatre
Octagon Theatre Company
Lighting Designer Director: Mark Babych
Set designer: Patrick Connellan
Sep 2004
Pinafore Swing Musical Watermill Theatre Newbury
Watermill Theatre
Lighting Designer Director: John Doyle
Set designer: Sarah Jane McClelland
Jul 2004
Northanger Abbey Theatre York Theatre Royal
York Theatre Royal
Lighting Designer Director: Tim Luscombe
Set designer: Mark Bailey
May 2004
A Taste Of Honey Theatre York Theatre Royal
York Theatre Royal
Lighting Designer Director: Damian Cruden
Set designer: Dawn Allsopp
Mar 2004
Sweeney Todd Musical Watermill Theatre Newbury
Watermill Theatre
Lighting Designer Director: John Doyle
Set designer: John Doyle
Jan 2004
Kafka's Dick Theatre York Theatre Royal
York Theatre Royal
Lighting Designer Director: Damian Cruden
Set designer: Nigel Hook
Sep 2003
Club Tropicana Musical Arts Educational Theatre
Arts Ed
Lighting Designer Director: Michael Vivien
Set designer: Colin Mayes
May 2003
Ten Cents a Dance Theatre Watermill Theatre Newbury
Watermill Theatre
Lighting Designer Director: John Doyle
Set designer: Mark Bailey
Sep 2002
The Man Outside Theatre Arden Theatre
Arden Theatre School
Lighting Designer Director: Graham Geigenmueller
Mar 2002
Into The Woods Musical York Theatre Royal
York Theatre Royal
Lighting Designer Director: John Doyle
Set designer: Mark Baily
Sep 1995
Theatre:
  • West End
  • Commercial Tour
  • Regional (Main House)
  • Regional (Studio)
Musical:
  • West End
  • Commercial Tour
  • Regional (Main House)
Opera:
  • Large scale
Dance:
  • Large Scale
Concert:
  • Arena Touring
Contact method Details
Agent name

Clare Fox Associates

Agent phone

020 7328 7494