Performance design

In The Winter Wood

Devised by Jan Blake Polka Theatre “Matthew Edwards brilliantly transforms the Adventure Theatre into a cozy and safe space that resembles a campfire site — a clever design that works perfectly with this genre and might even leave the grown-ups feeling nostalgic”.Caleb Lee Children’s’ Theatre Review“The execution is highly creative and Matt Edwards’ design is …

The Seven Gates of Damascus

Devised and performed by Maya Youssef South Bank Centre


Directed by Paul Jepson The Rose Theatre. Rose Bruford College Final Year Production and Performance students with professional Director Paul Jepson and professional Designer Matt Edwards. “Matt is a designer with a good eye for detail and is excellent at problem solving. He works well with colleagues and students alike and encourages input into the …

Under a Foreign Sky

Theatre Centre

The Old Woman, The Buffalo and The Lion of Manding

Devised by Jan Blake Musicians Kouame Sereba and Raymond Sereba Adverse Camber Production

XXL at The Arches, collaboration with Tramway Theatre Company

Choreographer Garry Lambert Matt designed and constructed the suspended sculptures, screens and performance deck with moving screens. Matt also shoot and edited the projected films. He also worked on the editing board for the event mixing live re-layed images combined with the pre-recorded films and stills of the dancers and public photographed the week before …

Revenge of the Story Spirits

Unicorn Theatre Devised and performed by Jan Blake “…with a backdrop of cobalt blues and blood reds, and five gorgeous banners depicting the stories, this visually beautiful show stretches children’s cultural perspectives, imaginations, and vocabularies”. William McEvoy Time Out Review

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Greenwich Youth Theatre Directed by Tony Forsyth and Laurence Wood

Iron Dreams

Pop Up Theatre Directed by Michael Royston “…Against Matt Edward’s appropriately innovative set, constructed in metal and lacquered wood and augmented by a couple of exquisite models which most children (and this adult), would give their teeth for, Brunel’s life and achievements are recounted in flashback”. Sara O’Really

Romeo and Juliet

New End Theatre Directed by Simon Perry Means and Ends Production “…intended to make the play relevant to a new, younger audience,…Matt Edwards’ design of stained walls, steps and ramps works well for the kitchen knife brawls breaking out among unkept city lads, as well as for Romeo’s subsequent trawl through the back streets of …

Coffee Cantata and Trouble in Tahiti

Battersea Arts Centre Directed by Darren Royston

The Liberation of Skopje

Redgrave Season with Moving Theatre. Riverside Studios Venessa Redgrave Directed by Ljubisa Ristic

Lower Depths

Directed by Simon Scardifield The Rose Theatre. Rose Bruford College Final Year Production and Performance students, working with Professional Director Simon Scardifield and Professional Designer Matt Edwards

Beyond Measure

York Theatre Royal Directed by Juliet Forster Performed by Rina Mahoney Written by Bridget Foreman


Directed by Charlotte Conquest London New Play Festival with five writers working on one script. “The unusual staging is a treat: two bedrooms, a pub and a shabby launderette are established around the walls, chairs are discarded, and the audience settle in the middle, turning to keep up with the action.” Maddy Costa. Time Out …


Directed by Phil Lowe Harrogate Theatre “The stylish costume designs of Matt Edwards for Harrogate Theatre’s staging of The BFG were also very pleasing – dreamlike, with the washed and lined look of a Quentin Blake etching”.

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