Lucy Osborne is an award-winning set and costume designer based in London.
Lucy is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.
Her design for The Assassination of Katie Hopkins has been selected as part of the British exhibition of Theatre Design at the Prague Quadrennial 2019.
COMING UP 2019 / 2020 / 2021
Rich Kids - a new play written and directed by Javaad Alipoor - Traverse, Edinburgh; Home, Manchester; Theatre in the Mill, Bradford
God's Dice - a new play written by David Baddiel - Soho Theatre, London
Cabaret - Gothenburg Opera, Sweden
RECENT WORK 2018 / 2019
Rutherford and Son - Sheffield Crucible
The Assassination of Katie Hopkins - Theatr Clwyd (Winner Best Musical Production 2018, UK Theatre Awards)
A Pacifist's Guide to the War on Cancer - Complicite/National Theatre, Home, Liverpool Playhouse
Les Miserables - Wermland Opera, Sweden and subsequent transfer to Smålands Musik & Teater, Jönköping, Sweden
Recent projects include theatre consultancy and planning for the Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA), London and the Royal Academy of Dance.
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Forthcoming work includes a project with Wise Children to design a portable flat pack kit to create the ultimate rehearsal room utopia.
Lucy was a member of the editorial board for the International Theatre Engineering and Architecture Conference (ITEAC) held in London in June 2018.
One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest - Sheffield Crucible
Becoming: Part One - Donmar Warehouse
Uncle Vanya - Theatr Clwyd / Sheffield Theatres
Privacy - Donmar Warehouse / Public Theatre, New York
Luna Gale - Hampstead Theatre
Translations - Sheffield Theatres/ETT/Rose Theatre - UK Theatre Awards Best Touring Production
Coriolanus - Donmar Warehouse and NT Live
The Machine - Manchester International Festival / The Armory, New York
Berenice - Donmar Warehouse
The Angry Brigade - Paines Plough / Plymouth / UK Tour
The Recruiting Officer - Donmar Warehouse - nominated for 'Best Design' Evening Standard Awards
Plenty - Sheffield Theatres
Twelfth Night - Chicago Shakespeare Theatre - winner Jeff Award for 'Best Scenic Design'
The Long and The Short and The Tall - Sheffield Lyceum and UK Tour
Huis Clos - Donmar Trafalgar Season
The Unthinkable - Sheffield Crucible Studio
The Taming of the Shrew - Chicago Shakespeare Theatre
Lucy has had a long association with new-writing theatre company Paines Plough, where her work includes;
An Intervention, Jumpers For Goalposts - Hull Truck / Watford Palace / UK Tour
The Roundabout Seasons 2011, 2012 and 2014 - Roundabout
Love Love Love - Royal Court / UK Tour
In 2012 Paines Plough commissioned Lucy to design Roundabout, a 168 seat pop-up auditorium enabling the company to extensively tour the UK. Roundabout was launched in August 2014 at Summerhall, Edinburgh, was voted Best Fringe Venue 2015 and also won The Stage Awards Theatre Building of the Year 2015.
Following the success of Roundabout, Lucy became a founder member of studio three sixty° a collective who design the next generation of pop-up venues and undertake bespoke commissions.
As an Associate Artist at the Bush Theatre her work includes The Aliens, Like a Fishbone,
The Whisky Taster, If There Is I Haven’t Found it Yet, Wrecks, Tinderbox, Sea Wall and The Broken Space Season.