Emily Bestow

6 Dec 2023

Emily studied at Central St Martins and is now a freelance set and costume designer, who has four times been nominated for a Best Off West End Design award. She would like to say a particular thanks to her parents, who have provided her with many cups of tea in the morning and packed lunches to take into tech. It’s been like being back at school!

Her recent credits include –

Metamorphoses (New Wolsey Theatre), Robin Hood and the Major Oak (Derby Theatre), Flashdance/Carrie/Kipps (Bernie Grant Arts Centre), Little Red Robin Hood (Battersea Arts Centre), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Hull Truck), The Lies You Tell (Tour), Kinky Boots/Urinetown (Bernie Grant Arts Centre), Cratchit (Park Theatre), From Rushmere With Love (Eastern Angles), Sleeping Beauty and the Beast (Battersea Arts Centre), Extra Time (Derby Theatre), No Particular Order (Southwark Playhouse), Circle Game (Southwark Playhouse), Sam Snape and the Chillesford Chough (Eastern Angles), Fame (Bernie Grant Arts Centre), The Studio (One Night Records), 42nd Street (Upstairs at the Gatehouse), Fast (The Park Theatre), Anahera (Finborough Theatre), Flat Out (Upstairs at the Gatehouse), Honk (UK Tour), The Marvelous Wonderettes (Upstairs at the Gatehouse/ Windsor Theatre Royal), Cry Havoc (Upstairs at the Gatehouse), Cry God for harry, England and St George! (Duke of York/Edinburgh Fringe), Top Hat (Upstairs at the Gatehouse), Pete ’n’ Keely (Tristan Bates), Anything Goes (Upstairs at the Gatehouse).

Her work as an Assistant and Associate includes:

Vanara (Hackney Empire), Doctor Who: Time Fracture (Immersive Everywhere), The Great Gatsby (Immersive Everywhere), A Very Very Very Dark Matter (The Bridge), The Way of the World (Donmar Warehouse), The Writer (The Almeida) Home, I’m Darling (National Theatre/Theatre Clwyd).