Garry John Spraggett

Garry John Spraggett
Lighting Designer
Garry began his career in lighting with the RSC when it was still based at the Aldwych Theatre London. During his 17 years with the RSC, he worked not only at the Aldwych but also travelled with the RSC on a wide selection of there No.1 national and European tours. Garry’s work covered a variety of productions, most notably many with his very good friend Terry Hands as Lighting Associate. Garry has also worked most of the company’s directors over the years including Bill Alexander, Howard Davies, Adrian Noble and Trevor Nunn. With the RSC move from the Aldwych Theatre to The Barbican in London, Garry broadens his horizon to include setting up Early Stage’s the early evening platform performance of short plays on the main stage of the Barbican Theatre. If this was not enough Garry also set up and run the RSC Barbican backstage tours, with still working on productions such as Peter Pan, Les Miserables and Cyrano De Bergerac as well lighting for Mark Rylance famous pyjamas UK tour of Hamlet. At the same time Setting up Carrie with Terry Hands in Stratford and New York. The ‘90s saw Garry working with Mark Rylance and Claire Van Kampen on the open-air lay line production of The Tempest as administrator and lighting the first Production on the new Globe Theatre site on the South Bank in London. Over the next few years, Garry moved to Devon

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