Philip Witcomb

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Sam Day

Philip Witcomb | Set & Costume Designer 

Philip is a prolific and critically acclaimed set & costume designer whose work spans across both sides of the Atlantic; with over 20 years experience, his UK accolades include nominations for Best Design at the WhatsOnStage Awards, Critics’ Awards for Theatre in Scotland, TMA Theatre Awards, and prestigious Linbury Prize.

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Philip Witcomb | Set & Costume Designer 

Philip is a prolific and critically acclaimed set & costume designer whose work spans across both sides of the Atlantic; with over 20 years experience, his UK accolades include nominations for Best Design at the WhatsOnStage Awards, Critics’ Awards for Theatre in Scotland, TMA Theatre Awards, and prestigious Linbury Prize.

Current projects include Philip’s West End debut design, Bonnie & Clyde at Theatre Royal Drury Lane and The Arts Theatre; Jack & The Beanstalk (Everyman Theatre Cheltenhem); and Carousel at Kilworth House Theatre.

Recent set & costume design credits for theatre include: Atlantis (Tivoli & Aarhus Theatre, Denmark); Mame (Hope Mill Theatre – 2020 WhatsOnStage Award nominee – Best Costume Design); The Beauty Queen of Leenane, Stones in His Pockets (Minack Theatre); Cats, Guys & Dolls, South Pacific, Singin’ in the Rain, Legally Blonde (Kilworth House Theatre); The Glass Menagerie (Milwaukee Rep Theatre, WI – winner of Best Designer, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel); Moment (Studio Theatre, WA); The Good Peaches, Little Shop of Horrors (Cleveland Play House, OH – winner of Outstanding Scenic Design, Broadway World for The Good Peaches); The Winter’s Tale (Peoples Light and Theatre Company, PA); A Wind In The Willows Christmas (Two River Theatre Company, NJ); Amadeus (Maltz Jupiter Theatre, FL – winner of Best Scenic Design, Carbonell Awards); 9 To 5 The Musical (North Shore Music Theatre, MA); Death Tax, In The Next Room Or The Vibrator Play (Actors Theatre of Louisville, KY); Hormonal Housewives (UK Tour); Beauty and the Beast, Othello, Educating Rita (Citizens Theatre); Wind In The Willows (Derby Live Theatre); Othello (Ludlow Festival Theatre); Kiss Of The Spider Woman (Hull Truck); Travels With My Aunt (Royal Theatre, Northampton); Aladdin (Harrogate Theatre); The Tempest, Much Ado About Nothing (Regents Park Open Air Theatre); Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (Dundee Rep); Dick Whittington and his Cat (Salisbury Playhouse); The White Devil (Menier Chocolate Factory); London Assurance (Watermill Theatre & UK Tour).

Recent credits for opera include: Lucia Di Lammermoor (Lyric Opera of Kansas City/IU Opera Theatre, Bloomington IN); Rodelinda (IU Opera Theatre, Bloomington IN).

Philip trained at Central Saint Martin’s College of Art & Design and the Slade School of Fine Art, and began his career at the acclaimed Citizens Theatre, Glasgow.