The Match Box

with Charlie Lucas as Lighting Designer


Set designer:

Sound designer:

08/05/2013 to 01/06/2013

Show type:

Designer's notes: 
Transfer of last year's world premiere production of Frank McGuinness' new play.

Press quotes

Leanne Best is worth the price of admission alone and, along with lighting designer Charlie Lucas, deserves ample credit for a performance that is at once controlled and wild, and utterly believable.
Steve Cummins, Irish Post 20/05/2013
Credit must be given to Colin Richmond for set design. Both simple and effective, it conveys Sal’s life stripped down to basic necessities – a grim but functional bed, table, chair. This representation of the internal being expressed by the external also applies to the set lighting. The warmth of... continue reading
Bambi McIntyre, Camden Review 09/05/2013
Colin Richmond's design of a remote and uninhabited country shack, adorned with a forlorn crucifix and rudimentary furniture, is beautifully lit by Charlie Lucas, so that McGuinness' eleven slabs of narrative acquire a sort of religious significance, like Stations of the Cross on the way... continue reading
Michael Coveney, 09/05/2013
Charlie Lucas' lighting is beautifully subtle – he captures excellently day turning into night through the door and window, drawing the eye closer to Sal as the light becomes sparse.
Chris Hislop, One Stop Arts 09/05/2013