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Theatre Lighting Designer Mike Robertson is an Olivier Award Winner whose recent credits include Much Ado About Nothing, Darktales, The Balm In Gilead, The Odyssey: Missing Presumed Dead, Toast and The Sisterhood.

Bathed in glorious Mediterranean sunshine and sunk in shadow by lighting designer Mike Robertson

The Stage, Much Ado About Nothing

It's dark and it's broody, as befits Dickens' tale of poverty, wealth and unrequited love. Mike Robertson's lighting is a technical triumph

The Stage, Great Expectations

an elaborate impressionistic dance that moves at a stately pace beneath the stark shadowplay of Mike Robertson's lighting but which never loses clarity

The Herald, Great Expectations

It's a thing of beauty especially under the lantern light of Olivier award winning lighting designer extraordinaire, Mike Robertson who paints with light with all the wit and skill of Claude Monet.

Fourth Wall Magazine

The lighting enhances the production wonderfully.

Sunday Times

Beautiful and sympathetic lighting by Mike Robertson.

Evening Standard

Berkoff's production is all about the eloquent lighting by Mike Robertson.

The Independent

It's beautiful to look at, Mike Robertson's lighting.


The set is incredibly simple, yet effective and the lighting used to great effect.


Berkoff's direction borders on choreography in a stylistic production that makes storytelling its priority - subtle lighting shifts and a disconcerting soundtrack played live from the wings enhancing the tension.

Liverpool Post

Congratulations to Mike Robertson, lighting designer, whose lighting effects add so much.


The lighting adds magnificently to the ambience.

The Stage

Mike Robertson's imaginative lighting.

Theatre Net

The production design is appropriately stark; Mike Robertson's lighting effectively aids atmosphere without intruding.

Fourth Wall Magazine

The lighting is flawless.

Click Liverpool

If you have ever seen a badly lit play then you know how it can detract from the action. In Oedipus, Mike Robertson has got it exactly right.

Public Review