Michael Taylor

Michael Taylor Portrait

DESIGNER

Current and future work includes: THE DRESSER (Duke of York’s, West End, dir. Sean Foley); ALL MY SONS (Rose Theatre Kingston); SILVER LINING (ETT, UK Tour)

Past work includes: THE LONESOME WEST (Tron Theatre); LAWRENCE AFTER ARABIA; OBSERVE THE SONS OF ULSTER MARCHING TOWARDS THE SOMME; CLEVER DICK; OUT IN THE OPEN; KEEPERS, THE AWAKENING; MY BOY JACK (Hampstead Theatre); THE CRUCIBLE, WAITING FOR GODOT; FAITH HEALER; A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE; THE PRICE; THE CHERRY ORCHARD; THE MAN WHO HAD ALL THE LUCK; ALL MY SONS; LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES; DEATH OF A SALESMAN (Edinburgh Lyceum); THE LADYKILLERS (Vaudeville Theatre, West End; Olivier Award nomination for Best Designer); A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE (Leicester Curve); BEN HUR (Tricycle); THE HERESY OF LOVE; DOCTOR SCROGGY’S WAR; BLUE STOCKINGS; ANNE BOLEYN; ALL’S WELL THAT ENDS WELL; THE WINTER’S TALE; IN EXTREMIS/ETERNAL LOVE (Shakespeare’s Globe & UK Tours); AFTER ELECTRA (Plymouth Theatre Royal, Tricycle); DEAD SIMPLE (UK Tour); ETERNAL LOVE: THE STORY OF ABELARD AND HELOISE (ETT UK Tour); CHIN CHIN (Bill Kenwright UK Tour); A LITTLE HOTEL ON THE SIDE (Theatre Royal Bath); SHERLOCK HOLMES: THE BEST KEPT SECRET (West Yorkshire Playhouse & UK Tour); THE MISANTHROPE (Liverpool Playhouse & UK Tour); A CHRISTMAS CAROL (Royal & Derngate); THE CLEAN HOUSE (UK Tour); SHADOW OF A GUNMAN; JOHN BULL’S OTHER ISLAND (Tricycle Theatre); AMPHIBIANS (RSC); MOUNTAIN LANGUAGE (written and directed by Harold Pinter, Royal National Theatre); RAFTS AND DREAMS (Royal Court Theatre); NOVA SCOTIA; THE ROAD TO NIRVANA (Traverse); DARWIN IN MALIBU (Birmingham Rep); WINDING THE BALL (Royal Exchange); PRIVATE LIVES; PRESENT LAUGHTER (Theatre Royal Bath & Tour); VITA AND VIRGINIA (Altes Schauspielhaus, Stuttgart); THE FATHERLAND; MILLFIRE (Riverside Studios); TIME AND THE CONWAYS (Bristol Old Vic).

He won the Drama Magazine Best Designer Award for Tony Marchant’s THE ATTRACTIONS. For THE LADYKILLERS, he has received nominations for Best Set Design at the Olivier Awards and the Whatsonstage.com Awards 2012/2013. 

Michael trained as a designer at RADA.

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