Matilda Set Designer

Rob Howell

Matilda the Musical is based on the book written by Roald Dahl.

Rob Howell is a British costume and set designer. He is very well known for his work on the London Stage (West End). He has also designed the set and costumes for multiple Broadway shows.

life and education

After leaving college, Rob Howell was at the Royal Shakespeare Company for two and a half years as a design assistant, who he then met Matthew Warchus who a couple of years later invited him to work on 'Matilda the Musical'.

Career in the theatre

In London, Rob Howell designed for Royal National Theatre productions as well as Royal Shakespeare Company. He designed costumes and the stage for the 'Lord Of The Rings the musical' at West End. He has won three Olivier Awards for the Best Set Design. The most recent award he has gotten for was for the West End production of 'Matilda the Musical'. He has also won the Drama Desk Award for a fabulous set design for 'Ghost the Musical'.


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