2017 Winner of the ADB Award for


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Richard Howell

Guards at The Taj

SHORTLISTED: Jon Clark for Amadeus at the National Theatre, and Peter Mumford for The Children at the Royal Court.

KOI Judges’ comments


“Simple, sparse design brought to life by the lighting. Richard conjured the majesty of looking at the Taj Mahal through light alone. Through the use of shapes and shadows he animated the set, expanding and contracting it with his design.”

Matt Trueman