Tim Mitchell | Cast & Creative

Tim Mitchell

Lighting Designer

Tim Mitchell’s career has taken him across the world, working with companies including English National Ballet, Welsh National Opera, Northern Ballet Theatre, Scottish Ballet, Mariinsky Russia, Opera North, Scottish Ballet, Royal Opera House, Birmingham Royal Ballet and West Australian Ballet.

Tim Mitchell’s recent theatre productions include: Me and My Girl, First Light and Travels with my Aunt (Chichester Festival Theatre), Kinky Boots, West Side Story and King Kong (The Fugard Theatre, Cape Town), Guys and Dolls (Théâtre Marigny Paris), The Painkiller (Garrick Theatre, West End), Guys and Dolls (Savoy Theatre, West End), Hamlet (Royal Shakespeare Company, Stratford and Novello Theatre, London) The String Quartet’s Guide to Sex and Anxiety, Nativity! And The Exorcist (Birmingham Repertory Theatre), King Lear and King & Country Season (Royal Shakespeare Company, Stratford & Barbican, London)Twitstorm and Deny Deny Deny (Park Theatre, London), Father Comes Home From the Wars, Hang, Speech Debelle Live (Royal Court, London), Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and The Crucible (Lyceum, Edinburgh), Room with a View (Theatre Royal, Bath & UK Tour), The Argument, Hobson’s Choice (Bath Theatre Royal), Singin’ in the Rain (Festival Theatre, Chichester and Orb Theatre, Tokyo), The Wizard of Oz, Sunshine on Leith and Into the Woods (Leeds Playhouse), Curtains (UK Tour), Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (Music and Lyrics, UK Tour), Anything Goes (also UK Tour), My Fair Lady (Crucible Theatre, Sheffield), Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, Crazy For You and The Sound of Music (Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre, London).

Tim’s opera credits include: Don Giovanni, La Calisto (Longborough Festival Opera), Suor Angelica, Il Trittico (Den Norske Opera), Iolanthe, The Force of Destiny and Fidelio (ENO). 

Tim Mitchell is also an Associate Artist for the Royal Shakespeare Company and Chichester Festival Theatre. 

In 2015 he won a Knight of Illumination Award for Taken At Midnight at Chichester Festival Theatre.  He is also a Fellow of the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama. Tim has been nominated for a Green Room award for Singin' In The Rain in Australia and for a Critics Award for Theatre in Scotland for Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland at the Royal Lyceum, Edinburgh. In 2018 he received a nomination for Best Lighting Design in the 53rd Fleur Du Cap Awards for King Kong at Fugard Theatre.