Andrew D Edwards
Andrew graduated with a 1st (Hons) from Wimbledon School of Art, London. He later won the Jerwood Young Designer at The Gate, and was a finalist for the Linbury Biennial Prize for Design.
Forthcoming credits include: HOGARTH’S PROGRESS (Rose Theatre, Kingston) and MADAME FAVART (Opera Comique).
Theatre credits include: TARTUFFE (Theatre Royal Haymarket); FACK JU GÖHTE (Werk 7, Munich, Stage Entertainment); APRÈS LA PLUIE (Théâtre du Vieux-Colombier, Comédie-Française, Paris); DRY POWDER; LABYRINTH; DONNY’S BRAIN (Hampstead Theatre); TWELTH NIGHT, THE TAMING OF THE SHREW, THE MERCHANT OF VENICE (Globe on Tour); ROMEO AND JULIET (Shakespeare’s Globe and World Tour); AS YOU LIKE IT; MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING (Shakespeare’s Globe); PLAQUES AND TANGLES; WHO CARES (Royal Court);THE HOUSE OF BERNARDA ALBA (La Comédie-Française); MISS JULIE/BLACK COMEDY (Chichester Minerva Theatre); RUNNING WILD; THE HUNDRED AND ONE DALMATIANS (Chichester Festival Theatre); BLUE REMEMBERED HILLS; PLAYHOUSE CREATURES; FRED’S DINER (Chichester Festival Theatre & Theatre on the Fly); IMPOSSIBLE (West End & International Tour); THE LIFE AND TIMES OF FANNY HILL (Bristol Old Vic); LES PARENTS TERRIBLES (Donmar Season at Trafalgar Studios); BACKBEAT (West End/Toronto/Los Angeles); JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR (Madrid/European Tour);
Opera credits include: THE BARBER OF SEVILLE (Grange Festival); COSÌ FAN TUTTE (Central City Opera); LA BOHÉME (Opera Holland Park).
THE BARBER OF SEVILLE delights at The Grange Festival
This “busily engaging and highly theatrical” new production at The Grange Festival featured Design by Andrew Edwards and Lighting Design by Howard Hudson.
Mark Aspen Reviews ★★★★★
“There have been some brilliant productions of Il Barbiere di Siviglia, but this one beats them all… by a whisker!”
“the curtain withdraws to reveal a giant bust, from the snout of which unfurls a magnificent moustache-shaped hedge that covers much of the stage, a vivid green speckled with fruit.”
“Period and modern clash with riotous results.”
“this was a corker of an evening – one to catch if at all possible.”
The Stage ★★★★
“a witty design by Andrew D Edwards”
“Charles Rice as Figaro is a charismatic presence right from his famous first aria, while David Soar as the heavyweight Don Basilio also boasts impressive talent.”
Planet Hugill ★★★★
“This was a busily engaging performance… drawing strong performances out of the cast to ensure that the wit and musical brilliance of Rossini's opera came over”
“The central part of the set, with its revolve worked very well for the production and the imagination and wit of the designs contributed to the fun”