Philip Witcomb

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Sam Day

Philip Witcomb | Set & Costume Designer 

Philip is a prolific and critically acclaimed set and costume designer whose work spans both sides of the Atlantic. With over 25 years experience, his UK accolades include nominations for Best Design at the WhatsOnStage Awards, TMA Theatre Awards, The Critics’ Awards for Theatre in Scotland and the prestigious Linbury Prize for Stage Design.

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Philip Witcomb | Set & Costume Designer 

Philip is a prolific and critically acclaimed set and costume designer whose work spans both sides of the Atlantic. With over 25 years experience, his UK accolades include nominations for Best Design at the WhatsOnStage Awards, TMA Theatre Awards, The Critics’ Awards for Theatre in Scotland and the prestigious Linbury Prize for Stage Design.

Philip recently made his West End debut designing a concert version of Bonnie & Clyde at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane and a full production at The Arts Theatre, London. Set & costume design credits include: Carousel and Half A Sixpence for Kilworth House, Leicestershire; Jack & The Beanstalk (Everyman Theatre Cheltenham); Atlantis (Tivoli Concert Hall, Copenhagen and Danish Tour); Mame (Hope Mill Theatre and UK Tour – WhatsOnStage Award nominee – Best Costume Design); The Beauty Queen of Leenane, Stones In His Pockets (The 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); Widowers Houses, Death In Venice, Mozart’s Nachtmusik, Beauty And The Beast, Othello, Educating Rita (Citizens Theatre); The School For Scandal, Wind In The Willows (Derby Theatre); Othello, Richard III (Ludlow Festival Theatre); Kiss Of The Spider Woman (Hull Truck); Travels With My Aunt (Royal Theatre, Northampton); The Tempest, Much Ado About Nothing (Regents Park Open Air Theatre); Who’s Afraid Of Virginia Woolf?, Sweet Bird Of Youth, Cinderella (Dundee Rep – Nominated for Best Design, Critics’ Awards for Theatre in Scotland for Cinderella); The White Devil (Menier Chocolate Factory); London Assurance, Love In A Maze (Watermill Theatre & UK Tour – Nominated for Best Designer, TMA Theatre Awards for Love In A Maze); The Picture Of Dorian Gray (Windsor Theatre Royal and UK Tour); Follow My Leader (Birmingham Rep and Hampstead Theatre); The Turn Of The Screw (Wilton’s Music Hall).

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

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

For more information visit: www.philipwitcombdesign.com