Madeleine Girling

Designer

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Photograph: Marc Brenner

Film, TV & Theatre

Assistant: Charlotte Edwards

Film, TV & Theatre

Madeleine is an Honorary Associate of the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama.  Her awards include the Linbury Prize for Design (2013) and the Lord William Memorial Prize for Design (2012).
 
★ ★ ★ ★
Madeleine Girling’s playful design evokes a classic French bistro as well as a big station and the two onstage pianos ingeniously open up to become, in turn, a tobacconist’s counter, a grocer’s stall and a display case in the sex shop where Nino works.

The Telegraph on Amélie (Watermill Theatre)
 
★ ★ ★ ★ ★
Madeleine Girling's painterly sets are gorgeous

WhatsOnStage on The Importance of Being Earnest (Vaudeville Theatre)
 
★ ★ ★ ★
Madeleine Girling’s beautifully observed set

The Guardian on Steel (Sheffield Crucible)

In Development

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2020

Royal Shakespeare Company (Royal Shakespeare Theatre)

Costume Designer
Dir. Erica Whyman

2020

Chichester Festival Theatre (Minerva)

Set & Costume Designer
Dir. Nicole Charles

Theatre

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2019

Watermill Theatre/UK Tour/The Other Palace

Set & Costume Designer
Dir. Michael Fentiman
Nominated for Olivier Award for Best New Musical
BroadwayWorld UK Award for Best Set Design of a New Production of a Play or Musical

2019

Nuffield Southampton Theatres

Set & Costume Designer
Dir. Michael Fentiman

2019

Rose Theatre Kingston

Costume Designer
Dir. Michael Fentiman

2019

Sherman Theatre/Tron Theatre

Set & Costume Designer
Dir. Michael Fentiman

2019

Ustinov Studio, Bath

Set & Costume Designer
Dir. Eleanor Rhode

2018

Orange Tree Theatre

Set Designer
Dir. Selina Cadell

2018

Nottingham Playhouse

Set & Costume Designer
Dir. Fiona Buffini

2018

Sheffield Crucible Studio

Set & Costume Designer
Dir. Rebecca Frecknall

2018

Vaudeville Theatre/Classic Spring

Set Designer
Dir. Michael Fentiman

2018

Birmingham Royal Ballet/Sadlers Wells

Set & Costume Designer
Choreographed by George Williamson

2017

Ustinov Studio, Bath/Print Room

Costume Designer
Dir. Michael Boyd

2017

English Touring Theatre

Set & Costume Designer
Dir. Adele Thomas

2017

China Plate Theatre

Set & Costume Designer
Dir. Rachel Bagshaw
Fringe First Winner

GO BETWEEN

2017

Young Vic (Maria)

Set Design
Dir. Anna Girvan

2016 - 2017

Polka Theatre/UK Tour

Set & Costume Design
Dir. Michael Fentiman

2016

Shanghai Dramatic Arts Centre

Set Design
Dir. David Jiang

2014 - 2016

Royal Shakespeare Company (The Other Place/Courtyard Theatre)/Traverse Theatre/Shoreditch Town Hall

Set & Costume Designer
Dir. Erica Whyman

2016

Royal Shakespeare Company (The Other Place)

Set & Costume Designer
Dir. Nadia Latif

2016

Royal Shakespeare Company (The Other Place)

Set & Costume Design
Dir. Donnacadh O’Briain

2016

Northern Stage

Set & Costume Design
Dir. Rebecca Frecknall

2016

Traverse Theatre/Bush Theatre/Ustinov Studio, Bath

Set & Costume Designer
Dir. Michael Boyd

A SKULL IN CONNEMARA

2015

Nottingham Playhouse

Set & Costume Designer
Dir. Fiona Buffini

THE HARVEST

2015

Ustinov Studio, Bath

Set & Costume Designer
Dir. Michael Boyd

LITTLE LIGHT

2015

Orange Tree Theatre

Set & Costume Designer
Dir. David Mercatali

THE CHRONICLES OF KALKI

2015

Gate Theatre

Set & Costume Designer
Dir. Alex Brown

ARCADIA

2014

Nottingham Playhouse

Set & Costume Designer
Dir. Giles Croft

TIME AND THE CONWAYS

2014

Nottingham Playhouse

Set & Costume Designer
Dir. Fiona Buffini

THE ANT AND THE CICADA

2014

Royal Shakespeare Company (Courtyard Theatre)

Set & Costume Designer
Dir. Erica Whyman

GARDENING FOR THE UNFULFILLED AND ALIENATED

2013

Edinburgh Fringe/Latitude Festival

Set & Costume Designer
Dir. Hannah Bannister

HOW TO CURSE

2013

BOVTS/The Alma Tavern, Bristol

Set Design
Dir. Charlie Parker

TENDER NAPALM

2013

BOVTS/The Alma Tavern, Bristol

Set Design
Dir. Lisa Gregan

HEY DIDDLE DIDDLE

2012

Bristol Old Vic

Set & Costume Designer
Dir. Miranda Cromwell

THE CAGEBIRDS

2012

LAMDA Linbury Studio

Set & Costume Designer
Dir. Indian Maclennon

THE LIFE AFTER

2012

Bristol Old Vic (Young Company)

Set & Costume Designer
Dir. Miranda Cromwell & Joseph Wallace

BLOOD WEDDING

2012

RWCMD/Bute Theatre

Set & Costume Designer
Dir. George Perrin

THE DUCKS

2011

SEArED Productions/Edinburgh Festival

Set & Costume Designer
Dir. Tyne Rafaeli

Television

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DA VINCI'S DEMONS

2012

TONTO Film & Television

Scenic Artist
Des. Edward Thomas

SKINS

2011

Channel 4

Art Department Assistant
Production Designer: Tim Dickel

Short Films

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2013

Boyo Productions

Production Co-Designer
Dir. Keri Collins

Commercials

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KIRIN ICHIBAN

2016

Stripeland

Model Maker

Other

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2016

V&A Museum

Associate Designer
Des. Tom Piper

2015

The Wardrobe Theatre, Bristol

Theatre Interior Design
Co-Designer with Holly Pigott

2015

Bonny Appetite

Restaurant Interior Design
Co-Designer with Holly Pigott

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM

2013

Bristol Old Vic

Prop & Puppet Making Assistant
Dir. Tom Morris
Des. Vicki Mortimer
Puppet Directors & Makers: Adrian Kohler & Basil Jones

WILD OATS

2012

Bristol Old Vic

Set & Costume Assistant
Dir. Mark Rosenblatt
Des. Ben Stones

SOLOMON

2011

European Live Arts Network

Set Assistant & Puppet Maker
Dir. Firenza Guidi

THE PASSION

2011

National Theatre Wales/Wildworks

Set Assistant
Dir. Michael Sheen & Bill Mitchell