The 2017 "Knight of Illumination Awards" in the THEATRE category are awarded to Lighting and Projection Designers working on shows in the UK with a production performing before the 31st of July 2017 and can only be nominated by the judging panel.
- "Knight of Illumination Awards" are open to the Lighting and Projection Design of all theatre productions performed in the UK between 1st of August 2015 and 31st of July 2017.
- Only Theatre shows that are seen by the judging panel of theatre critics are considered eligible.
- It is NOT possible to self nominate or nominate others in the Theatre categories, all nominations are made by the judging panel.
- The choice of work under consideration arises from the entire range of work which our judges, all national critics, see on a nightly basis in the course of their professional lives. Everything the judges see is automatically considered which has led to nominations and wins for designers at every stage of their career from young talents to senior exponents.