Gareth Hughes

Three decades in the entertainment lighting business. Production electrics, programming, relights.

Forthcoming productions

Show name Type Venue/Company Role Creative team Opens
Operation Julie Theatre Aberystwyth Arts Centre, then touring
Theatr na nÓg
Lighting Programmer Lighting designer: Nick Bache
Director: Geinor Styles
Set designer: Carl Davies
30 Jul 2022

Previous productions

Show name Type Venue/Company Role Creative Team Opened
Mad House Theatre The Ambassadors Theatre London
ATG Productions
Lighting Programmer Lighting designer: Prema Mehta
Director: Moritz von Stuelpnagel
Set designer: Frankie Bradshaw
Jun 2022
Ladies Of Letters Theatre Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford, then touring
Yvonne Arnaud Theatre
Lighting Programmer Lighting designer: Chris Davey
Director: Joanna Read
Apr 2022
Orphans Musical Scottish Tour, then touring
National Theatre Scotland
Lighting Programmer Lighting designer: Lizzie Powell
Director: Cora Bissett
Set designer: Emily James
Apr 2022
Catch Me If You Can Theatre Theatre Royal Windsor, then touring
Bill Kenwright Ltd
Lighting Programmer Lighting designer: Chris Davey
Director: Bob Tomson
Feb 2022
Footloose the Musical Musical Zurich Maag Music Hall, then touring
Selladoor
Lighting Programmer Lighting designer: Chris Davey
Director: Racky Plews
Jan 2022
Sleeping Beauty Theatre Crewe Lyceum Theatre
Crossroads Pantomimes
Lighting Programmer Lighting designer: Chris Davey
Dec 2021
Beauty & The Beast Theatre Theatr Clwyd
Theatr Clwyd
Lighting Programmer Lighting designer: Johanna Town
Director: Tamara Harvey
Set designer: Adrian Gee
Nov 2021
Anfamol Theatre Sherman Theatre Cardiff, then touring
Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru
Production Electrician Lighting designer: Katy Morison
Sep 2021
The Cat & The Canary Theatre Theatre Royal Windsor, then touring
Bill Kenwright Ltd
Lighting Programmer Lighting designer: Chris Davey
Jan 2020
Cinderella Theatre New Theatre Cardiff
Crossroads Pantomimes
Lighting Programmer Lighting designer: Chris Davey
Dec 2019
Jack & The Beanstalk Theatre Theatr Clwyd
Theatr Clwyd
Lighting Programmer Lighting designer: Mark Howland
Director: Zoe Waterman
Set designer: Adrian Gee
Nov 2019
Y Cylch Sialc Theatre Ffwrnes, Llanelli, then touring
Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru
Production Electrician Lighting designer: Joe Fletcher
Oct 2019
North And South Theatre Pitlochry Festival Theatre
Pitlochry Festival Theatre
Lighting Programmer Lighting designer: Wayne Dowdeswell
Aug 2019
Heritage Theatre Pitlochry Festival Theatre
Pitlochry Festival Theatre
Lighting Programmer Lighting designer: Wayne Dowdeswell
Jul 2019
The Crucible Theatre Pitlochry Festival Theatre
Pitlochry Festival Theatre
Lighting Programmer Lighting designer: Johanna Town
Jun 2019
The Blonde Bombshells of 1943 Theatre Pitlochry Festival Theatre
Pitlochry Festival Theatre
Lighting Programmer Lighting designer: Rory Beaton
Jun 2019
Blithe Spirit Theatre Pitlochry Festival Theatre
Pitlochry Festival Theatre
Lighting Programmer Lighting designer: Johanna Town
Jun 2019
Summer Holiday Theatre Pitlochry Festival Theatre
Pitlochry Festival Theatre
Lighting Programmer Lighting designer: Rory Beaton
May 2019
Merched Caerdydd / Nos Sadwrn o'r Hyd Theatre Theatr Clwyd, then touring
Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru
Production Electrician Lighting designer: Elanor Higgins
Mar 2019
Cinderella Theatre Venue Cymru
Qdos Pantomimes
Lighting Programmer Lighting designer: Chris Davey
Dec 2018
Dick Whittington and His Cat Theatre Theatr Clwyd
Theatr Clwyd
Lighting Programmer Lighting designer: Mark Howland
Nov 2018
Murder for Two Theatre New Theatre Cardiff, then touring
Paul Taylor Mills
Touring Re-Lighter Lighting designer: Chris Withers
Oct 2018
Now The Hero Theatre Brangwyn Hall, Swansea
14-18 NOW
Production Electrician Lighting designer: Joe Fletcher
Director: Marc Rees
Sep 2018
The Last Witch Theatre Pitlochry Festival Theatre
Pitlochry Festival Theatre
Lighting Programmer Lighting designer: Wayne Dowdeswell
Aug 2018
Before The Party Theatre Pitlochry Festival Theatre
Pitlochry Festival Theatre
Lighting Programmer Lighting designer: Wayne Dowdeswell
Jul 2018
Travesties Theatre Pitlochry Festival Theatre
Pitlochry Festival Theatre
Lighting Programmer Lighting designer: Wayne Dowdeswell
Jun 2018
Quality Street Theatre Pitlochry Festival Theatre
Pitlochry Festival Theatre
Lighting Programmer Lighting designer: Wayne Dowdeswell
Jun 2018
The Rise and Fall of Little Voice Theatre Pitlochry Festival Theatre
Pitlochry Festival Theatre
Lighting Programmer Lighting designer: Wayne Dowdeswell
May 2018
Chicago Theatre Pitlochry Festival Theatre
Pitlochry Festival Theatre
Lighting Programmer Lighting designer: Wayne Dowdeswell
May 2018
Othello Theatre Liverpool Everyman
Liverpool Everyman and Playhouse
Lighting Programmer Lighting designer: Kay Harding
May 2018
A Clockwork Orange Theatre Liverpool Everyman
Liverpool Everyman and Playhouse
Lighting Programmer Lighting designer: Kay Harding
Apr 2018
Paint Your Wagon Theatre Liverpool Everyman
Liverpool Everyman and Playhouse
Lighting Programmer Lighting designer: Kay Harding
Mar 2018
Jack & The Beanstalk Theatre Wolverhampton Grand Theatre
Qdos Pantomimes
Lighting Programmer Lighting designer: Nick Richings
Dec 2017
Aladdin Theatre His Majesty's Theatre, Aberdeen
Qdos Pantomimes
Lighting Programmer Lighting designer: Nick Richings
Dec 2017
Sleeping Beauty Theatre Theatr Clwyd
Theatr Clwyd
Lighting Programmer Lighting designer: Mark Howland
Nov 2017
We're Still Here Theatre Port Talbot
National Theatre Wales
Production Electrician Lighting designer: Andy Purves
Sep 2017
Europe Theatre Pitlochry Festival Theatre
Pitlochry Festival Theatre
Lighting Programmer Lighting designer: Wayne Dowdeswell
Aug 2017
The Ruling Class Theatre Pitlochry Festival Theatre
Pitlochry Festival Theatre
Lighting Programmer Lighting designer: Wayne Dowdeswell
Jul 2017
Absurd Person Singular Theatre Pitlochry Festival Theatre
Pitlochry Festival Theatre
Lighting Programmer Lighting designer: Wayne Dowdeswell
Jun 2017
People Theatre Pitlochry Festival Theatre
Pitlochry Festival Theatre
Lighting Programmer Lighting designer: Wayne Dowdeswell
Jun 2017
Mary Rose Theatre Pitlochry Festival Theatre
Pitlochry Festival Theatre
Lighting Programmer Lighting designer: Wayne Dowdeswell
Jun 2017
High Society Theatre Pitlochry Festival Theatre
Pitlochry Festival Theatre
Lighting Programmer Lighting designer: Wayne Dowdeswell
May 2017
Lifted By Beauty Theatre Rhyl
National Theatre Wales
Production Electrician Lighting designer: Ceri James
Mar 2017
The Star Musical Liverpool Playhouse
Liverpool Everyman and Playhouse
Lighting Programmer Lighting designer: Johanna Town
Dec 2016
Aladdin Theatre Clwyd Theatr Cymru
Clwyd Theatr Cymru
Lighting Programmer Lighting designer: Andrew Ellis
Nov 2016
Insignificance Theatre Clwyd Theatr Cymru
Clwyd Theatr Cymru
Production Electrician Lighting designer: Nick Beadle
Sep 2016
To Dream Again Theatre Clwyd Theatr Cymru
Clwyd Theatr Cymru
Lighting Programmer Lighting designer: Jamie Platt
Jun 2016
Jumpy Theatre Clwyd Theatr Cymru
Clwyd Theatr Cymru
Production Electrician Lighting designer: James Whiteside
Mar 2016
Cinderella Theatre Clwyd Theatr Cymru
Clwyd Theatr Cymru
Lighting Programmer Lighting designer: Nick Richings
Nov 2015
All My Sons Theatre Clwyd Theatr Cymru
Clwyd Theatr Cymru
Production Electrician Lighting designer: Nick Beadle
Sep 2015
The Light Of Heart Theatre Clwyd Theatr Cymru
Clwyd Theatr Cymru
Production Electrician Lighting designer: Nick Beadle
Apr 2015
The Herbal Bed Theatre Clwyd Theatr Cymru
Clwyd Theatr Cymru
Production Electrician Lighting designer: Ben Ormerod
Mar 2015
Jack and the Beanstalk Theatre Clwyd Theatr Cymru
Clwyd Theatr Cymru
Lighting Programmer Lighting designer: Nick Beadle
Nov 2014
Not About Heroes Theatre Clwyd Theatr Cymru
Clwyd Theatr Cymru
Production Electrician Lighting designer: Nick Beadle
Director: Tim Baker
Nov 2014
Ghosts Theatre Clwyd Theatr Cymru
Clwyd Theatr Cymru
Production Electrician Lighting designer: Nick Beadle
Sep 2014
Arms and The Man Theatre Clwyd Theatr Cymru
Clwyd Theatr Cymru
Production Electrician Lighting designer: Nick Beadle
Director: Emma Lucia
May 2014
Copenhagen Theatre Clwyd Theatr Cymru
Clwyd Theatr Cymru
Production Electrician Lighting designer: Nick Beadle
Oct 2013
Aristocrats Theatre Clwyd Theatr Cymru
Clwyd Theatr Cymru
Production Electrician Lighting designer: Nick Beadle
Sep 2013
Educating Rita Theatre Clwyd Theatr Cymru, then touring
Clwyd Theatr Cymru
Production Electrician Lighting designer: Nick Beadle
Feb 2013
Glengarry Glen Ross Theatre Clwyd Theatr Cymru
Clwyd Theatr Cymru
Production Electrician Lighting designer: Nick Beadle
Nov 2012
God of Carnage Theatre Clwyd Theatr Cymru
Clwyd Theatr Cymru
Associate Lighting Designer Lighting designer: Terry Hands
Sep 2012
Bruised Theatre Clwyd Theatr Cymru
Clwyd Theatr Cymru
Production Electrician Lighting designer: Nick Beadle
May 2012
A Doll's House Theatre Clwyd Theatr Cymru, then touring
Clwyd Theatr Cymru
Production Electrician Lighting designer: Nick Beadle
Mar 2012
Roots Theatre Clwyd Theatr Cymru
Clwyd Theatr Cymru
Production Electrician Lighting designer: Nick Beadle
Oct 2011
Taking Steps Theatre Clwyd Theatr Cymru
Clwyd Theatr Cymru
Production Electrician Lighting designer: Nick Beadle
Sep 2011
Gaslight Theatre Clwyd Theatr Cymru
Clwyd Theatr Cymru
Production Electrician Lighting designer: Nick Beadle
Mar 2011
A Child's Christmas in Wales Theatre Clwyd Theatr Cymru, then touring
Clwyd Theatr Cymru
Production Electrician Lighting designer: Nick Beadle
Dec 2010
Blackthorn Theatre Clwyd Theatr Cymru
Clwyd Theatr Cymru
Lighting Programmer Lighting designer: Terry Hands
Oct 2010
Pieces Theatre Clwyd Theatr Cymru
Clwyd Theatr Cymru
Production Electrician Lighting designer: Tom White
Apr 2010
Shakespeare's Will Theatre Clwyd Theatr Cymru
Clwyd Theatr Cymru
Production Electrician Lighting designer: Nick Beadle
Mar 2010
Arden Of Faversham Theatre Clwyd Theatr Cymru
Clwyd Theatr Cymru
Lighting Programmer Lighting designer: Terry Hands
Feb 2010
THE GLASS MENAGERIE Theatre Clwyd Theatr Cymru, then touring
Clwyd Theatr Cymru
Production Electrician Lighting designer: Tom White
Sep 2009
A History of Falling Things Theatre Clwyd Theatr Cymru, then touring
Clwyd Theatr Cymru
Production Electrician Lighting designer: Tom White
Apr 2009
Noises Off Theatre Clwyd Theatr Cymru, then touring
Clwyd Theatr Cymru
Lighting Programmer Lighting designer: Terry Hands
Feb 2009
The Drawer Boy Theatre Clwyd Theatr Cymru
Clwyd Theatr Cymru
Production Electrician Lighting designer: Nick Beadle
Nov 2008
The Suicide Theatre Clwyd Theatr Cymru
Clwyd Theatr Cymru
Production Electrician Lighting designer: Arnim Friess
Sep 2008
Measure for Measure Theatre Clwyd Theatr Cymru
Clwyd Theatr Cymru
Production Electrician Lighting designer: Tina MacHugh
Apr 2008
Cariad Theatre Clwyd Theatr Cymru
Clwyd Theatr Cymru
Lighting Designer Director: Kate Wasserberg
Jan 2008
A Toy Epic Theatre Clwyd Theatr Cymru, then touring
Clwyd Theatr Cymru
Production Electrician Lighting designer: Nick Beadle
Sep 2007
Suddenly Last Summer Theatre Clwyd Theatr Cymru
Clwyd Theatr Cymru
Production Electrician Lighting designer: Stuart Jenkins
Apr 2007
Of Mice and Men Theatre Clwyd Theatr Cymru
Clwyd Theatr Cymru
Lighting Programmer Lighting designer: Keith Hemming
Feb 2007
Memory Theatre Clwyd Theatr Cymru, then touring
Clwyd Theatr Cymru
Lighting Programmer Lighting designer: Terry Hands
Nov 2006
The Grapes of Wrath Theatre Clwyd Theatr Cymru
Clwyd Theatr Cymru
Production Electrician Lighting designer: Tina MacHugh
Sep 2006
The Birthday Party Theatre Clwyd Theatr Cymru
Clwyd Theatr Cymru
Production Electrician Lighting designer: David Cunningham
Apr 2006
1001 Nights Now Theatre Nottingham Playhouse, then touring
Northern Stage
Production Electrician Lighting designer: Mark Pritchard
Oct 2005
The Creeper Theatre Centreline Productions Production Electrician Lighting designer: Mick Hughes
Aug 2005
Cosi Fan Tutte Opera The Sage, Gateshead
The Samling Foundation
Lighting Programmer Lighting designer: Robert Bryan
Jul 2005
Man And Boy Theatre Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford, then touring
Yvonne Arnaud Theatre
Touring Re-Lighter Lighting designer: Mick Hughes
Director: Maria Aitken
Sep 2004
Tosca Opera London Opera Players Lighting Designer May 2004
The Merry Widow Opera Carl Rosa Opera Touring Re-Lighter Lighting designer: Tina MacHugh
Mar 2004
Assassins Opera HMP Ashwell
Pimlico Opera
Production Electrician Lighting designer: Robin Carter
Feb 2004
Hunyadi Laszlo Opera Sherbourne School, then touring
Dorset Opera
Lighting Designer Aug 2003
Dan Y Wenallt Theatre Theatr Gwynedd, then touring
Cwmni Theatr Gwynedd
Production Electrician Lighting designer: Tony Bailey Hughes
Mar 2003
Don Giovanni Opera London Opera Players Lighting Designer Feb 2003
The Winslow Boy Theatre Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford, then touring
Yvonne Arnaud Theatre
Touring Re-Lighter Lighting designer: Robert Bryan
Aug 2002
Norma Opera Sherbourne School
Dorset Opera
Lighting Designer Aug 2002
Yaa Asantewaa Dance Adzido Pan African Dance Ensemble Touring Re-Lighter Lighting designer: Robert Bryan
Feb 2002
West Side Story Musical HMP Winchester
Pimlico Opera
Lighting Designer Feb 2002
Cosi Fan Tutte Opera Pimlico Opera Lighting Designer Sep 2001
Macbeth Opera Sherbourne School
Dorset Opera
Lighting Designer Aug 2001
Fortunio Opera The Grange
Grange Park Opera
Production Electrician Lighting designer: Chris Davey
Jun 2001
I Capuleti e I Montecchi Opera The Grange
Grange Park Opera
Production Electrician Lighting designer: Chris Davey
Jun 2001
Cosi Fan Tutte Opera The Grange
Grange Park Opera
Production Electrician Lighting designer: Chris Davey
Jun 2001
The Contractor Theatre Derby Playhouse, then touring
Oxford Stage Company
Production Electrician Lighting designer: Simon Bennison
Feb 2001
Educating Rita Theatre Palace Theatre, Westcliff
Green & Lenagan
Lighting Designer Director: Roy Marsden
Jan 2001
The Hobbit Theatre Queens Theatre, London
Vanessa Ford Productions
Lighting Programmer Lighting designer: Robin Carter
Dec 2000
Howie The Rookie Theatre Bush Theatre, London, then touring
Bush Theatre
Touring Re-Lighter Lighting designer: Simon Bennison
Oct 2000
The Mikado Opera Savoy Theatre
D'Oyly Carte Opera
Production Electrician Lighting designer: Wayne Dowdeswell
Sep 2000
Eugene Onegin Opera Pimlico Opera Lighting Designer Sep 2000
Salvator Rosa Opera Sherbourne School
Dorset Opera
Lighting Designer Aug 2000
Rinaldo Opera The Grange
Grange Park Opera
Production Electrician Lighting designer: Wayne Dowdeswell
Jun 2000
Eugene Onegin Opera The Grange
Grange Park Opera
Production Electrician Lighting designer: Wayne Dowdeswell
Jun 2000
The Mikado Opera The Grange
Grange Park Opera
Production Electrician Lighting designer: Wayne Dowdeswell
Jun 2000
Belly Theatre Old Red Lion Theatre
Living Proof Theatre Company
Lighting Designer Director: Raz Shaw
Apr 2000
Troilus and Cressida Theatre Old Vic Theatre, then touring
Oxford Stage Company
Production Electrician Lighting designer: Simon Bennison
Mar 2000
5 O'Clock Angel Theatre Palace Theatre, Westcliff, then touring
Green & Lenagan
Production Electrician Lighting designer: David Edwards
Jan 2000
A Christmas Carol Theatre Palace Theatre, Westcliff
Green & Lenagan
Lighting Designer Director: Roy Marsden
Dec 1999
The Demon Headmaster - The Musical Musical Churchill Theatre Bromley, then touring
Green & Lenagan
Touring Re-Lighter Lighting designer: David Howe
Aug 1999
Bing Bong Theatre Green & Lenagan Touring Re-Lighter Lighting designer: David Edwards
May 1999
Orpheus Dance Adonais Ballet Company Touring Re-Lighter Dec 1997
Theatre:
  • West End
  • Commercial Tour
  • Regional (Main House)
  • Regional (Studio)
  • Small Scale Touring
  • Fringe / Pub Theatre
  • Touring relights
Musical:
  • Commercial Tour
  • Regional (Main House)
  • Regional (Studio)
  • Small Scale / Fringe
  • Pantomime
  • Touring relights
Opera:
  • Large scale
  • 'Country House'
  • Small scale
  • Touring relights
Dance:
  • Small Scale
  • Touring relights
Corporate:
  • Conferences

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