Photograph from The War of the Worlds - lighting design by Tim Oliver
© ©Stufish Photographer: ©Stufish | From the show The War of the Worlds
Photograph from The War of the Worlds - lighting design by Tim Oliver
© ©Stufish Photographer: ©Stufish | From the show The War of the Worlds
Photograph from The War of the Worlds - lighting design by Tim Oliver
© ©Stufish Photographer: ©Stufish | From the show The War of the Worlds
Photograph from The War of the Worlds - lighting design by Tim Oliver
© ©Stufish Red Weed | Photographer: ©Stufish | From the show The War of the Worlds
Photograph from The War of the Worlds - lighting design by Tim Oliver
© ©Stufish Photographer: ©Stufish | From the show The War of the Worlds

Tim Oliver

Tim Oliver is a Lighting Designer based in Leeds experienced in Concert, Theatre and Events. Having worked in the industry for over 16 years Tim enjoys taking on new and challenging projects.

Tim started working in London's West End in 1998 on Cats at the New London Theatre and has worked on many shows including: The King and I (London Palladium), Umoja (New London Theatre), Beauty and the Beast (International Tour), Blood Brothers (UK Tour), Tell Me On A Sunday (UK Tour), Tommy the Musical (UK Tour), A Man For All Seasons (UK Tour).

Tim is also a very experienced programmer and is proud to have worked with many other great designers. Programming credits include: Whistle Down the Wind (UK Tour), Scrooge the Musical (West End and UK Tour), Starlight Express (UK and Asia Tour), X Factor Live Tours (2012/13), Peter Kay Tour that doesn't Tour (UK Tour and DVD Shoot), Jekyll and Hyde (UK Tour), Carnaby Street the Musical (UK Tour), Dr Dolittle (Uk Tour, AV programmer), Cabaret (UK Tour and West End), Evita (UK Tour), Laureus Sports Awards (Rio, Brazil), Rock n Roll Heaven (UK Tour), and most recently Jesus Christ Superstar (UK Tour), S Club 7 (UK Tour) and Sinatra Live at the London Palladium.

Recent Lighting Design credits include:

Dreamboats and Petitcoats (UK Tour), Snow White (Theatre Royal, Plymouth), Jack and the Beanstalk (Nottingham Theatre Royal), Shout (Blackpool Opera House), Save the Last Dance (UK Tour), The War of the Worlds (Dominion Theatre, West end), Peter Pan (Glasgow, SECC), Carrie the Musical (Southwark Playhouse), Massive Attack World Tour 2014 (Europe and America), Dreamboats and Miniskirts (UK Tour), Fame the musical (UK Tour), Greatest Rock N Roll Tour (UK Tour), Massive Attack Vs Adam Curtis (Manchester, Duisberg and New York), Save the Last Dance (UK Tour), Only Men Aloud Christmas Tour (UK) and Elizabeth Fraser (Meltdown Festival London).

Associate Lighting Design Credits include: Evita (UK Tour), Sinatra Live (London Palladium), Cabaret (UK Tour and West End), Save the last Dance (UK Tour). 

Credits as Lighting Director include: S club 7 Tour (UK),  X Factor Live Tours 2012 and 2013 (UK), Peter Kay Tour that doesn't Tour (UK).

Previous productions

Show name Type Venue/Company Role Creative Team Opened
The War of the Worlds Theatre Dominion
Bill Kenwright Ltd
Lighting Designer Director: Bob Thomson
Set designer: Ric Lipson for Stufish
Feb 2016
Theatre:
  • West End
  • Commercial Tour
  • Touring relights
Musical:
  • West End
  • Commercial Tour
  • Pantomime
  • Touring relights
Concert:
  • International Event
  • Arena Touring
  • Stage Touring
  • Festival
  • Touring relights
Architectural:
  • Open Air Events
Contact method Details
Mobile phone

07968 536881

Email address

tim@timoliverdesign.co.uk

Website www.timoliverdesign.co.uk