Christopher Nairne

Christopher Nairne

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Christopher Nairne | Lighting Designer 

Christopher was awarded’s Best Lighting Designer award in 2016 for Teddy at Southwark Playhouse.

His lighting on Preludes, currently at Southwark Playhouse, has garnered massive critical acclaim. Christopher is currently designing Groan Ups for Mischief Theatre in the West End; his work on The Last Temptation of Boris Johnson at the Park Theatre is set for a 2020 UK Tour.

Current and recent theatre includes: Groan Ups (West End); Equus (English Touring Theatre); Preludes, Last of the Boys, This Will End Badly, The Late Henry Moss, Johnny Got His Gun and Our Ajax (Southwark Playhouse); Chasing Bono and Tumulus (Soho Theatre); The Last Temptation of Boris Johnson, Chinglish and The Buskers Opera (Park Theatre); The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, The Beautiful Game and A Little Princess (The Other Palace); Keep on Walking Federico (UK tour & Barcelona); Suzy Storck (Gate Theatre & France tour); Jerusalem (Watermill Theatre); Mayfly (Orange Tree Theatre); Speech & Debate and BU21 (Trafalgar Studios); This Beautiful Future (The Yard Theatre); and Lionboy (Complicite international tour).

Opera includes: L’Agrippina (Barber Opera); Madame Butterfly, Jephtha, La Bohème and Macbeth (Iford Arts); Albert Herring (Hampstead Garden Opera); Belshazzar (Trinity Laban Conservatoire); Vivienne (Linbury Studio, ROH); and La Bohème (OperaUpClose, 2011 Olivier award winner).