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Designer

Samuel Wyer

Samuel Wyer is a Theatre Designer, Art Director Puppet Maker and Illustrator.

He has worked extensively with Les Enfants Terribles throughout the last decade exploring a distinctive style of macabre and playful visual storytelling that is visible throughout all his work. 

As Designer:

DINNER AT THE TWITS (Les Enfants Terribles); THE GAME'S AFOOT  & THE SHERLOCK HOLMES EXPERIENCE (Les Enfants Terribles); ALICE'S ADVENTURES UNDERGROUND (Les Enfants Terribles, The Vaults 2015); GOOSEBUMPS ALIVE! (The Vaults); THE ELEPHANTOM, (National Theatre and New London Theatre); THE LIGHT PRINCESS (assistant designer to Rae Smith and illustrator, National Theatre); RAGNAROK, (Eastern Angles Theatre); UNDER THE EIDERDOWN and THE SPACE INVADERS AGENCY (Punchdrunk); THE TRENCH, THE MARVELLOUS IMAGINARY MENAGERIE, THE VAUDEVILLIANS and THE TERRIBLES INFANTS (Les Enfants Terribles, UK and international tours); 

As Puppet Designer/Maker:

HOW TO HIDE A LION (Polka Theatre);THE BEAR BY RAYMOND BRIGGS (Pins and Needles); THE HOUSE WHERE WINTER LIVES (Punchdrunk); MYRKWOOD, A CHRISTMAS CAROL and THE JABBERWOCKY (Petersham Playhouse); PEEPSHOW (Twice Shy); THE GREATEST LIAR IN ALL THE WORLD (Familia de la Noche); 

Sam also works as a creative with his partner Laura Drake Chambers and her company Shotgun Carousel creating otherworldly characters and environments for festivals and events such as Latitude Festival and the Royal Academy Lates.

In 2017 he is returning to work with Gyre and Gimble for a new project with Fuel Theatre, as well as developing an exciting new Neil Gaiman adaptation for stage with the National Theatre and Director Katy Rudd.


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