Giles Cadle

Set Designer

Currently for ENOIt’s a Wonderful Life

Previously for ENO: The Tales of Hoffmann; Duke Bluebeard’s Castle.

Career Highlights

Opera credits include: Coraline (ROH, Sweden, Lille Opera); Les Huguenots (Deutsche Oper Berlin); Intermezzo, Falstaff (Garsington Opera); Intet/ Nothing (Denmark/Glyndebourne); The Virtues of Things (ROH Linbury/Opera North/Aldeburgh); Snowmaiden, Hansel and Gretel, La Cenerentola, La fanciulla del West, La Voix humaine/Dido and Aeneas (Opera North); Orest (Nederlandse Opera); Pelléas et Mélisande (Mariinsky Theatre); Les contes d’Hoffmann, Lulu, The Midsummer Marriage (Munich); Peter Grimes (Geneva); The Tales of Hoffmann (ENO); Duke Bluebeard’s Castle (ENO, Mariinsky Theatre); Punch and Judy (ENO at Young Vic, Geneva Opera); Medea in Corinto (St Gallen); Rusalka (Royal Danish Opera, Finnish Opera); Boris Godunov (New Zealand Opera); The Flying Dutchman (New York City Opera, Washington); Flight (Glyndebourne); The Beggar’s Opera (Strasbourg); Red Balloon (dance piece, ROH).

Theatre credits include: Yellow Wallpaper (Schaubuhne Berlin); His Dark Materials, The Kitchen, Mother Clap’s Molly House (RNT); Ten Billion (Royal Court Theatre); Six Characters Looking for an Author (Young Vic); King Lear (Liverpool Everyman, Young Vic); No Man’s Land (Gate Theatre, Dublin; West End); The Tempest, A Midsummer Night’s Dream (RSC); The Shape of Things, The Hypochondriac, The Treatment (Almeida Theatre); The Frogs (New York).

Notable achievements: He was awarded the 2005 Olivier Award for Best Set Design for His Dark Materials.

Last updated: 10th November 2022