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Simon Wilkinson


Simon Wilkinson

Simon’s previous work with Candice & Jamie includes Flight (worldwide, including Edinburgh International Festival, New York, Melbourne, Abu Dhabi), Dragon (Edinburgh International Festival),  The Infamous Brothers Davenport, The Not-So-Fatal-Death of Grandpa Fredo, Bright Black and Slick, with Candice Dance of Death at the Citizens Theatre and, with Jamie, Robert Lepage and Ex Machina’s production of The Magic Flute.

Work for the National Theatre of Scotland includes The Panopticon, Interference, The 306: Dawn, Dragon, The Day I Swapped My Dad for Two Goldfish & Roman Bridge. Other recent theatre designs include Metamorphosis and The Dark Carnival (Vanishing Point); The Season (Royal & Derngate); Islander (Helen Milne Productions); Glory on Earth, The Iliad, The Weir, The Lion the Witch and The Wardrobe, Hedda Gabler, The Caucasian Chalk Circle, The BFG, Bondagers and A Christmas Carol (Royal Lyceum); Crocodile Fever, Meet Me at Dawn, Letters to Morrissey, Black Beauty, Grain in the Blood and Tracks of the Winter Bear (Traverse Theatre); Ragnarok, Fisk, The Lost Things and Feral (Tortoise in a Nutshell); Tay Bridge and Kora (Dundee Rep); Knives in Hens (Perth Theatre); Crumbles Search for Christmas (West Yorkshire Playhouse); God of Carnage (Tron Theatre); Lost in Music, Our Fathers, Sex and God, Pass the Spoon, Wild Life and After Mary Rose (Magnetic North)

Simon has won the Critics Award for Theatre in Scotland for Best Design three times - for Flight in 2018, Black Beauty in 2017 and Bondagers in 2015. His lighting has created a Guinness World Record, brought 30,000 people to a windswept Highland Forest, and caused reports of an alien invasion.

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