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theartsdesk Q&A: Stage Designer Es Devlin | reviews, news & interviews

theartsdesk Q&A: Stage Designer Es Devlin

theartsdesk Q&A: Stage Designer Es Devlin

After a hiatus of five years, the stage designer has a new play at the Arcola

Back to her roots: Es Devlin makes a welcome return to the theatre

For the past five years British stage designer Es Devlin has been creating extraordinarily ambitious and imaginative sets for some of the biggest crowd-pullers in the music industry, from Take That to Lady Gaga. But this week she returns to her theatrical roots with a new play, Pieces of Vincent, by David Watson at the small but prestigious Arcola Theatre in London.

For the past five years British stage designer Es Devlin has been creating extraordinarily ambitious and imaginative sets for some of the biggest crowd-pullers in the music industry, from Take That to Lady Gaga. But this week she returns to her theatrical roots with a new play, Pieces of Vincent, by David Watson at the small but prestigious Arcola Theatre in London.

I didn’t have the audacity, I think, to express what an 18-year-old has to express

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