His Dark Materials

Olivier, National Theatre

December 2003 – 27 March 2004 (initial run) 
It was revived, again in the Olivier Theatre at the National  20 November 2004 and ran until 2 April 2005. Matt Wilde was the Co-Director for the revival.


His Dark Materials script
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Director: Nicholas Hytner
Co-Director (revival): Matt Wilde
Choreographer / Associate Director: Aletta Collins
Set Designer: Giles Cadle
Lighting Designer: Paule Constable
Associate Lighting Designer (revival): Vic Smerdon
Projection Designer: Thomas Gray for The Gray Circle
CG Designer: Yuri Tanaka for The Gray Circle
Sound Designer: Paul Groothius
Costume Design: Jon Morrell
Puppet Designer: Michael Curry
Music Composer: Jonathan Dove
Music Director: Steve Edis (original run), Mark Bousie (revival)
Fight Director: Terry King

See also

Stagework website on His Dark Materials

Projection Showreel 


Time-lapse video showing the Drum Revolve sequences from this spectacular performance:

Set Design by Giles Cadle