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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.

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

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