Mark Walters

Set and Costume Designer

Mark trained at Rose Bruford College, London.

In 2005 Mark was appointed Head of Design at the Queen’s Theatre, Hornchurch, working alongside Artistic Director Bob Carlton on over 30 productions, including the Heather Brothers on their new musical, Camp Horror, which was nominated for Best Set Design. Other set and costume designs include: The Rocky Horror Show, Sweeney Todd, Wait Until Dark, Hay Fever, Two, The Tempest, Pump Boys and Dinette’s, Twelfth Night, Dick Barton, A Slice of Saturday Night, Neville’s Island, Curses, Gaslight, From a Jack to a King, It’s a Fine Life, Up on the Roof, The People are Friendly, The Hot Mikado, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Satin and Steel, Chat Room, Run for Your Wife, Godspell, Lend Me a Tenor and The Elephant Man. Mark has also designed nine in house pantomimes to date.

Mark is Resident Designer at The Royal Court Theatre in Liverpool. Shows include: Shirley Valentine, Stags and Hens (The Remix) and a new version of Our Day Out - The Musical.

Other set and costume designs include: Hot Flush (UK tour); Our House (UK national tour); Little Shop of Horrors (Birmingham Rep); Hormonal Housewives (UK tour); Twinkle Little Star (UK tour); At The Gates of Gaza (Birmingham Rep); Jack and the Beanstalk (Nottingham Playhouse); Little Shop of Horrors, Mods and Rox and Jack and the Beanstalk (New Wolsey, Ipswich); Straight and Narrow, Simply The Best and Aladdin (Oldham Coliseum); Krapp’s Last Tape (UK tour); Empty Bed Blues (UK tour); A Different Way Home and A Visit From Miss Prothero (Lakeside, Nottingham); Park Avenue Cat (Arts Theatre London); Mother Goose, Sleeping Beauty, Jack and the Beanstalk, Beauty and the Beast and Cinderella (Belgrade Theatre); Magical Musical Market (Cheeky Chimps TV).

Mark is currently working on More, a new musical on the life of Lionel Bart, and is also the Managing Director of the company Glitter Pantomimes Ltd.