KING CHARLES III
2014 - 2016
ALMEIDA THEATRE, LONDON
WYNDHAM'S THEATRE, WEST END
MUSIC BOX THEATER, BROADWAY
ROSLYN PACKER THEATRE, SYDNEY AUSTRALIA
BIRMINGAM REP and UK TOUR
Director: RUPERT GOOLD
Design: TOM SCUTT
Lighting Design: JON CLARK
Sound Design: PAUL ARDITTI
Movement: ANNA MORISSEY
OLIVIER AWARD 2015 - Nominated for Best Lighting Design
photos: Johan Persson
The attendant plots and counterplots are laid and hatched in a world in which a moss-covered past always coexists with a shiny present. This sensibility is richly yet efficiently conveyed by Tom Scutt’s ancient-looking, cathedral-like set and contemporary costumes; Jon Clark’s lighting, which shifts between phantasmal shadows and flashbulb brightness; and Jocelyn Pook’s ceremonial music.
Ben Brantley - New York Times 2015-11-01
Some of the other stars of the show are never on stage. Tom Scutt’s scenery is a simple set that evokes a drafty medieval castle, suitable to stand in as Westminster Abbey, a Royal residence and the House of Commons. Jon Clark’s lighting turns that same set into a kebab stand late at night and it works.
Jeff Myhre - New York Theater Guide 2015-11-01
’Tom Scutt's stunning brick work and cavernous design is a perfect setting for the play. It has a somewhat cold yet majestic feeling and tallied with Jon Clark's masterful lighting is a triumph. The carpeted raised platform in the centre of the stage could easily resemble the altar end of Westminster Abbey. As there is the element of mourning throughout, the company remain in their black clothing as an almost constant reminder. However rather than darkening the state, Scutt and Clark have been able to utilise this colourlessness to work well with the rest of their design concept.'
Jenny Antill - BroadwayWorld.com 2015-10-09