Cast & Creatives

Ben Cracknell

Lighting Designer

Ben is an Associate Artist of Curve in Leicester. He trained at Rose Bruford College of Speech and Drama in London.

Recent work includes:

Annie (Piccadilly Theatre, West End), Before the Party (Salisbury Playhouse), The Addams Family (UK Tour), Voices of The Amazon (Sadler’s Wells & International Tour), What the Butler Saw (Curve & Theatre Royal Bath), The Wedding Singer (UK Tour), La Cage Aux Folles (UK Tour), Cinderella (London Palladium, West End), Kiss Me Kate (WNO & Opera North), The Importance of Being Ernest (Birmingham Rep & Curve), Breakfast at Tiffany’s (Theatre Royal Haymarket, West End), Legally Blonde (Curve & International Tour), Dracula (Singapore & Bangkok), Faust and 1984 (Altes Schauspielhaus, Stuttgart), Saturday Night Fever (Theatre Royal, Bath & UK Tour), The Tempest, Othello, Much Ado About Nothing and As You Like It (Stafford Shakespeare Festival), Chess (Toronto & UK Tour), The Memory of Water (New Vic, Stoke), Our House (New Wolsey, Ipswich and UK Tour), West Side Story (Victoria Warehouse, Manchester), Sherlock Holmes (West Yorkshire Playhouse), All the Fun of the Fair (Garrick Theatre, West End), Visiting Mr Green (Trafalgar Studios), 20th Century Boy (UK Tour), Inala (Sadlers Wells & International Tour), The Picture of Dorian Grey, The Life, Strangers On A Train, and Tommy (English Theatre, Frankfurt), Merrily We Roll Along (Theatre Clwyd), and African Snow (York Theatre Royal and Trafalgar Studios)

For the last seven years Ben has lit the Olivier Awards which most recently took place at The Royal Albert Hall and was broadcast on ITV.


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