Ian has been with the Autograph design team since 2009. Autograph are a leading British sound design and equipment hire company, responsible for the supply and/or design of numerous theatre productions including The Bodyguard, Les Misérables, Wicked, Mamma Mia!, Matilda, Book Of Mormon, Jersey Boys, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, War Horse, Once and Charlie And The Chocolate Factory.
Ian’s most recent designs include The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time (Broadway); The Nether (Royal Court); All My Sons (Regent’s Park Open Air); A Taste Of Honey, Emil And The Detectives (National Theatre); Roots (Donmar); The Machine (Manchester and New York); The Weir (Donmar and Wyndham’s); To Kill A Mockingbird (Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre); Port (National Theatre); Hero, The River (Royal Court); This House, The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time (National Theatre); Sunshine Boys (Savoy Theatre); A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre); South Downs /Browning version, Absent Friends (Harold Pinter Theatre); Bingo (Young Vic); Haunted Child (Royal Court); Betrayal (Comedy Theatre); A Delicate Balance (Almeida); Jerusalem (Apollo Theatre and Broadway) [Olivier and Tony Award nominations]; Cause Célèbre (The Old Vic); Top Girls (Chichester Festival Theatre, Trafalgar Studios and Tour); Mogadishu (Royal Exchange and Lyric); 13, Season’s Greetings, After the Dance (National Theatre); John Gabriel Borkman (Abbey Theatre and BAM) [Drama Desk award nomination); Don Giovanni (ENO); Pieces of Vincent (Arcola); Mrs Klein (Almeida); The Misanthrope (Comedy Theatre); 1984 (Royal Exchange) and The Rise And Fall of Little Voice (Vaudeville).
Ian spent many years at the Royal Court where his credits included Spur Of The Moment, Wig Out!, Now or Later, Rhinoceros, The Seagull (also Broadway), Krapp's Last Tape, Drunk Enough to Say I Love You, Piano/Forte, Rock 'n' Roll, (also Duke of York's and Broadway) [Olivier and Tony Award nominations], Motortown, Shining City (also Gate Theatre, Dublin), Ladybird, Hitchcock Blonde (also Lyric Theatre, West End) and Herons. Other credits include Our Class, All’s Well That Ends Well, Death and the King’s Horseman, Harper Regan, The Hothouse and Pillars of the Community (National Theatre), Othello, Much Ado About Nothing, Night of the Soul (RSC), Testing the Echo, King of Hearts (Out of Joint), Love and Money, Senora Carrar’s Rifles (Young Vic), A Few Good Men (Theatre Royal Haymarket), Macbeth, Port, As You Like It, Poor Superman, Martin Yesterday, Fast Food and Coyote Ugly (Manchester Royal Exchange).
Ian won the 2013 Olivier Best Sound Design award for his work on The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time.