Ben Cracknell

A graduate of Rose Bruford College of Speech and Drama, Ben has worked extensively as a Lighting Designer for Theatre, Television and a wide range of Live Events.

Theatre Credits include: Sherlock Holmes for West Yorkshire Playhouse; Masterclass and Sweet Charity for The English Speaking Theatre, Frankfurt; Flash Mob for Saddlers Wells; Twentieth Century Boy for The Belgrade Theatre, Coventry; Merrily We Roll Along for Clwyd Theatr Cymru; I Dreamed A Dream - The Susan Boyle Musical for UK Tour; Angus Thongs & Even More Snogging for West Yorkshire Playhouse; Chess for UK & International Tour;  The Who's Tommy for The English Speaking Theatre, Frankfurt and European Tour; Rhinestone Mondays for Mercury Theatre, Colchester & UK Tour; Alarms & Excursions  for Yvonne Arnaud, Guildford & UK Tour; Antigone for Southwark Playhouse; Hamlet The Musical for Northampton Royal; All the Fun of the Fair  in the West End and on UK Tour; Quartet  for Yvonne Arnaud, Guildford & UK Tour; When Harry Met Sally for UK Tour; Present Laughter for UK Tour; Shout! The 60s Musical in the West End; Jolson & Company for UK Tour; The Rise and Fall of Little Voice for Scottish Tour; Defending the Caveman in the West End; Flamenco Flamen’ka in the West End; Once Upon a Time at The Adelphi for Liverpool Playhouse; Happy Jack for Theatre Royal, Windsor; An Audience with the Mafia in the West End; Jus’ Like That! for UK Tour; Visiting Mr Green in the West End; African Snow  for York Theatre Royal and in the West End; Dancing in the Streets  in the West End; Deceptions for Mercury Theatre, Colchester & UK Tour as well as the UK and International Arena Tour of Jeff Wayne's War of the Worlds.

Television Credits include: The 2013 Olivier Awards & The 2012 Classic Brit Awards for ITV;  Il Divo at The London Coliseum; Fresh from the Fringe; The 2011 - 2012 Laurence Olivier Awards and the 2010 Papal Visit and Mass in Glasgow all for the BBC; Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? for ITV; The Kaiser Chiefs and Goldfrapp both live from Brixton Academy; the Brit Awards Launch Shows from 2006 to 2011(ITV). 

Work in preparation includes: Our House for New Wolsley Theatre, Ipswich, Saturday Night Fever for The English Theatre, Frankfurt andThe 2013 Classic Brit Awards.

Visit www.bencracknell.co.uk