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Welcome to the website of Tony and Olivier Award Winning Theatre Designer, Lez Brotherston. Please check back often as work will be added regularly to Lez's portfolio.

Lez trained at the Central school of Art and Design graduating in 1984. During his time at Central and immediately upon leaving he worked as a costume prop maker in television and film on projects such as The Last Emperor, Brazil, Dr Who, Young Sherlock Homes, The Far Pavillions, The BBC Shakespeares, The Cleopatras and as a model maker and assistant to designers such as Pamela Howard, Maria Bjornson, Barry Kay, Peter Rice and Ultz .
He has designed extensively in theatre, opera, dance and film in the UK, Europe and USA.
During his career he has had long term working relationships with a number of directors including Matthew Francis, Marianne Elliot, Anna Mackmin in theatre, and Christoper Gable and Matthew Bourne in dance. 2014 marks the 20th year of collaborating with Bourne for whom he is an artistic associate of New Adventures. He lives in Spitalfields in the city of London.
His work has won numerous awards, (go to the credits page for details) and is represented in an extensive collection at The Victoria and Albert Museum. He has also been a guest teacher at Central St Martins.
This website is a comprehensive catalogue and record of his work and provides an educational resource and an opportunity to acquire original artworks. You can follow Lez on Twitter and on Facebook.

Latest News

Lez is currently designing Seminar at the Hampstead Theatre and Nutcracker for Scottish Ballet, reinventing the Peter Darrell choreographed production originally designed by Philip Prowse, which opens December 2014.

Oh What A Lovely War is to return to Stratford East before touring the UK.

Revived productions of Edward Scissorhands (autumn 2014) and The Car Man (spring 2015) are next for Lez and his work with New Adventures.

He is also designing a propsed production of Pirates of Penzance for the West End and the next new Matthew Bourne production, currently planned for 2016.

He is also advising John Ross, the winner of the 2014 New Adventure choreographic award, on the design for his show piece, to be premiered in September this year.