The Rivals

by Richard Brinsley Sheridan

Showing Sat 30 July - Fri 4 November Previews Fri 29 July, 8.00pm

The Designer

Martin Johns

Martin Johns

(Set & Costume Designer)

Having trained at Wimbledon School of Art and the Motley Theatre Design Course, Martin started his career at the Belgrade Theatre, Coventry and became head of design for the Tyneside Theatre Company, York Theatre Royal, and Leicester Haymarket Theatre. During the latter period, he designed the set for the West End production of Me and My Girl at the Adelphi and subsequently Berlin, Broadway, Japan, Australia, South Africa and the British and American tours.

Other West End shows include: Master Class (Old Vic and Wyndham’s); Passion Play (Wyndham’s); West Side Story (Her Majesty’s); The Hired Man (Astoria); The Entertainer (Shaftesbury); Brigadoon (Victoria Palace); A Piece of My Mind (Apollo); The Secret Lives of Cartoons (Aldwych); Rolls Hyphen Royce (Shaftesbury); Let the Good Stones Roll (Ambassadors Theatre); Mack & Mabel (Piccadilly Theatre) and the set for The Romans in Britain (National Theatre).

Martin has been Resident Designer since the theatre’s opening and during this time he has designed over 100 shows.