Ben Stones

Set and Costume Designer

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Film, TV & Theatre

Agent: Alice Dunne
Assistant: Flora Line

Film, TV & Theatre

Ben trained in stage design at Central Saint Martin’s College of Art and went on to receive a Linbury Prize commission to design Paradise Lost for Rupert Goold. His designs now span theatre, opera, comedy, fashion and dance.

 

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Theatre

ProductionCompanyNotes

CORIOLANUS

2020

Sheffield Theatres

Director: Robert Hastie

MESSAGE IN A BOTTLE

2020

Sadler's Wells Theatre

Director: Kate Prince

WELCOME TO IRAN

2020

Stratford East/NT

Director: Nadia Fall

SOME LIKE IT HIP HOP

2019

ZooNation/Sadler's Wells Theatre

Director: Kate Prince

SWIVE

2019

Sam Wanamaker Playhouse

Director: Natalie Abrahami

STANDING AT THE SKY`S EDGE

2019

Crucible Theatre

Director: Robert Hastie

THE PRODUCERS

2018

Royal Exchange Theatre

Director: Raz Shaw

STILL NO IDEA

2018

Royal Court

Devised by Lisa Hammond, Rachel Spence and Lee Simpson

THE WATSONS

2018

Chichester Festival Theatre/ The Menier Chocolate Factory/ Harold Pinter Theatre

Director: Samuel West

SYLVIA

2018

Old Vic

Director: Kate Prince

FROST/NIXON

2018

Sheffield Crucible

Director: Kate Hewitt

FRANKENSTEIN

2018

The Royal Exchange

Director: Matthew Xia

HIR

2017

Bush Theatre

Director: Nadia Fall

THE BEAR/THE PROPOSAL

2017

The Young Vic

Director: Lucy Skilbeck

THE SUICIDE

2016

National Theatre

Director: Nadia Fall

BREAKING THE CODE

2016

Royal Exchange Manchester

Director: Rob Hastie

*Winner: Best Production MTA 2017

BUG

2016

Emily Dobbs Productions/Found 111

Director: Simon Evans

THE DAZZLE

2015

Emily Dobbs Productions/Michael Grandage Company

Director: Simon Evans

INTO THE HOODS: REMIXED

2015

ZooNation

Director: Katie Prince

WAY UPSTREAM

2015

Chichester Festival Theatre

Director: Nadia Fall

A BREAKFAST OF EELS

2015

The Print Room

Director: Robert Hastie

THE MAD HATTER'S TEA PARTY

2014

Linbury Theatre at Royal Opera House

Director: Kate Prince

STILL GAME

2014

Phil McIntyre Entertainment

Director: Michael Hines

TWELFTH NIGHT

2014

Regents Park Open Air Theatre

Director: Max Webster

HOBSON'S CHOICE

2014

Regents Park Open Air Theatre

Director: Nadia Fall

KES

2014

Crucible Theater, Sheffield

Director: Jonathan Watkins

SUE: THE SECOND COMING

2013

Bristol Old Vic Paintshop/Soho Theatre

Director: Dafydd James

MY GENERATION

2013

West Yorkshire Playhouse

Director: Max Webster

GROOVE ON DOWN THE ROAD

2013

ZooNation

Director: Kate Prince

THE EPIC ADVENTURE OF NHAMO THE MANYIKA WARRIOR AND HIS SEXY WIFE CHIPO

2013

Tricycle Theatre

Director: Lucian Msamati
Company: Tiata Fahodzi

GOOD WITH PEOPLE

2013

59E59 Theater NYC

Director: George Perrin

THE SILENCE OF THE SEA

2013

Donmar Trafalgar Season

Director: Simon Evans

THOM PAIN (BASED ON NOTHING)

2012

The Print Room

Director: Simon Evans

WILD OATS

2012

Bristol Old Vic

Director: Mark Rosenblatt

PARADISE LOST

2004

Theatre Royal Northampton

Director: Rupert Goold

PARADISE LOST

Oxford Stage Company, touring

Director: Rupert Goold

GOOD WITH PEOPLE

2012

Paines Plough / Datum Point, Traverse Theatre

Director: George Perrin

THE LADY IN THE VAN

2012

Hull Truck Theatre, National Tour

Director: Sarah Esdaile

BELONG

2012

Tiata Fahodzi, Royal Court Theatre

Director: Indhu Rubasingham

PAUL MERTON: OUT OF MY HEAD

2012

Just For Laughs Live Ltd

DA

2012

The Gate Theatre, Dublin

Director: Toby Frow

THE KITCHEN SINK

2011

The Bush Theatre

Director: Tamara Harvey

ENCOURAGE THE OTHERS

2011

Almeida Theatre

Part of the Young Friends at the Almieda Festival.
Director: Lu Kemp

SOME LIKE IT HIP HOP

2011

Zoo Nation

Director: Kate Prince

EDWARD II

2011

The Royal Exchange

Director: Toby Frow

THE PAINTER

2011

Arcola Theatre

Director: Mehmet Ergen

THE LADY IN THE VAN

2011

Hull Truck Theatre, National Tour

Director: Sarah Esdaile

FAITH AND COLD READING

2011

Live Theatre

Director: Jonathan Moore

INHERITANCE

2010

Live Theatre, Newcastle

Director: Lisa Goldman
Writer: Mike Packer

LOWER NINTH

2010

Donmar Warehouse

Director: Charlie Westenra

DR FAUSTUS

2010

Royal Exchange Theatre

Director: Toby Frow

* Winner: Best Theatre Design, Manchester Evening News Awards 2011

NO IDEA

2010

Young Vic

Devised by Lisa Hammond, Rachel Spence and Lee Simpson

CROCODILE

2010

Sky Arts Live

Director: Toby Frow

INGREDIENT X

2010

Royal Court

Director: Deborah Bruce

CREDITORS

2010

BAM New York

Director: Alan Rickman
(set designer)

AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE

2009

Sheffield Theatre

Director: Daniel Evans

MY DAD'S A BIRDMAN

2009

Sheffield Theatre

Director: Charlie Westenra

SPEAKING IN TONGUES

2009

ACT Productions

Director: Toby Frow

SALT

2009

Royal Exchange Theatre

Director: Jo Combes

MY MOTHER SAID I NEVER SHOULD

2009

Palace Theatre, Watford

Director: Brigid Larmour

NO IDEA

2009

Lyric, Hammersmith

Devised by: Lisa Hammond, Rachael Spencer, Lee Simpson

ROMEO AND JULIET

2009

Shakespeare's Globe

Director: Bill Buckhurst

JUST BETWEEN OURSELVES

2009

Theatre Royal Northampton

Director: Mark Rosenblatt

A TASTE OF HONEY

2008

Royal Exchange Theatre

Director: Jo Combes

THE REAL THING

2008

Salisbury Playhouse

Director: Toby Frow

CREDITORS

2008

Donmar Warehouse

Director: Alan Rickman
(set designer)

JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH

2008

Theatre Royal Northampton

Director: Dani Parr

HUMBLE BOY

2008

Royal Theatre Northampton

Director: Richard Beecham

THE HERBAL BED

2008

Salisbury Playhouse

Director: Caroline Leslie

KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN

2007

Donmar Warehouse, Touring Production

Director: Charlotte Westenra

THE VEGEMITE TALES

2007

The Venue

Director: Bill Buckhurst

101 DALMATIONS

2007

Royal Theatre Northampton

Director: Dani Parr

THE MUSICAL OF MUSICALS

2006

King's Head, Islington

Director: Julian Woolford

THE MIGHTY BOOSH

2006

Phil McIntyre Entertainment UK Tour

Director: Paul King

THE MUSICAL OF MUSICALS

2006

Sound Theatre

Producer: NML Productions

BEAUTIFUL THING

2006

Sound Theatre

Director: Toby Frow

BEAUTIFUL THING

2006

Sound Theatre

Director: Toby Frow

THE LENINGRAD SIEGE

2006

Tron Theatre & Wilton's Music Hall

Director: Mark Rosenblatt

MONKEY

2006

Dundee Repertory Theatre, Touring Production

Director: Dominic Hill

THE TWO FACES OF MITCHELL & WEBB

2006

Phil McIntyre Entertainment UK Tour

Director: Lee Simpson

PINOCCHIO

2006

Theatre Royal, Northampton

Director: Lu Kemp

WHEN FIVE YEARS PASS

2006

Arcola Theatre

Director: Charlotte Westenra

THE ARAB-ISRAELI COOKBOOK

2005

Tricycle Theatre

Directors: Tim Roseman and Rima Brihi

THE MARRIAGE OF BETTE AND BOO

2005

RADA

Director: Toby Frow

THE SHOOKY

2004

Birmingham Repertory Theatre

Director: Toby Frow

SOMEONE WHO'LL WATCH OVER ME

2004

Theatre Royal Northampton

Director: Toby Frow

VERMILLION DREAM

2004

Salisbury Playhouse

Director: Nina Raine
Cast included: Catherine McCormack

Opera

ProductionCompanyNotes

THE MERRY WIDOW

2019

ENO

Director: Max Webster

Short Films

ProductionCompanyNotes

HOLLOWAY LAUNDRETTE

2012

ZooNation

Director: Kate Prince

HOLLOWAY LAUNDRETTE

2012

ZooNation

Director: Kate Prince