Design photo gallery

  • The Tempest (2006) - Design photo gallery 1

    Costume designer Nicky Gillibrand's sketch showing the mariners wearing orange oil-skins.

    Image by Nicky Gillibrand © RSC

  • The Tempest (2006) - Design photo gallery 2

    Nicky Gillibrand's sketch showing the costume design for Miranda.

    Image by Nicky Gillibrand © RSC

  • The Tempest (2006) - Design photo gallery 3

    Nicky Gillibrand's sketch showing the costume design for the goddesses.

    Image by Nicky Gillibrand © RSC

  • The Tempest (2006) - Design photo gallery 4

    Nicky Gillibrand's sketch showing costume designs for Prospero (left) and a harpy.

    Image by Nicky Gillibrand © RSC

  • The Tempest (2006) - Design photo gallery 5

    Nicky Gillibrand's sketch showing a jigsaw tattoo covering Prospero's head and chest. In the finished production, Prospero has a simpler tattooed pattern.

    Image by Nicky Gillibrand © RSC

  • The Tempest (2006) - Design photo gallery 6

    Nicky Gillibrand's sketch showing Prospero's magic coat from the back and front.

    Image by Nicky Gillibrand © RSC

  • The Tempest (2006) - Design photo gallery 7

    Nicky Gillibrand's sketch showing costume ideas for the Lords.

    Image by Nicky Gillibrand © RSC

  • The Tempest (2006) - Design photo gallery 8

    One of Nicky Gillibrand's initial sketches for Ariel.

    Image by Nicky Gillibrand © RSC

  • The Tempest (2006) - Design photo gallery 9

    Costume designer Nicky Gillibrand collected lots of clippings of people who live in cold climates, tattoos, carvings and fashions to inform her designs.

    Photograph by Suzanne Worthington © RSC

  • The Tempest (2006) - Design photo gallery 10

    Giles Cadle's model box - the flown drop showing a radio at the start of the production.

    Photograph © RSC

  • The Tempest (2006) - Design photo gallery 11

    Giles Cadle's model box - the island with Caliban's boat.

    Photograph © RSC

  • The Tempest (2006) - Design photo gallery 12

    Giles Cadle's model box - the island with a boat, for a Lords scene.

    Photograph © RSC

  • The Tempest (2006) - Design photo gallery 13

    Giles Cadle's model box - Prospero's cell.

    Photograph © RSC

  • The Tempest (2006) - Design photo gallery 14

    Giles Cadle's model box - Prospero's cell at the end of the production.

    Photograph © RSC

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