'Chilling and clostraphobic'
The Stage ****
The Guardian ****
The Independant ****
'It’s not just the fruit that’s oversized in Northern Stage’s production of Roald Dahl’s 1961 novel James and the Giant Peach. Everything about this show is big, bold and confident.'
The Stage ****
Part of 'Live From Television centre' for BBC4
'...a chillingly logical conclusion to a violently illogical world...' Time Out ****
style, oozing with human stink' The Upcoming ****
'...just the right sense of the epic, explosive results that await such radical instability.' The Stage
Directed by Rod Dixon for Red Ladder and Jez Bond for Park theatre
'Hail, then, Rhys Jarman's togas, statutary, smouldering brasiers and decorative screens: forms and colours that needed only languid ladies and a little nudity to be lapped up in paint by Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema.' Geoff Brown, The Spectator
Adriano in Syria. Directed by Thomas Guthrie for the Classical Opera Company
Exhibition and performance with Unlimited theatre for the Science Musuem
Directed by Nathan Curry for Tangled Feet and The Rugby World Cup 2015
Hood. Theatre Royal Nottingham and New Perspectives. Dir Jack McNamara
Directed by Hannah Barker and Lewis Hetherington for Analogue September 2014
Written by Tom Basden directed by Philip Breen, Edingburgh 2013 and Arcola Tent 2014
'The Beach meets Beckett, but with more laughs' - Olivia Marks, The Sunday Times ****
'Rhys Jarman's set, a large, round sandpit, is a miniturised representation of the characters' situation. - Tim Bano, Exeunt ****
'Holes shines as a witty and intelligent contemporary adventure tale' - Donna Mackay. The Upcoming ****
'Rhys Jarman showed even desert islands take on the character of those who land there.' - Timothy Ramsden. Reviews gate.
Time Out Critic's Choice ****
Directed by Blanche McIntyre for The Nuffield Theatre Southampton December 2013
'The set is a marvel as it revolves to reveal all kinds of settings.' WhatsOnStage
'The revolving set, designed by Rhys Jarman, paves the way for several ingenious opportunities to really bring the story alive. Four trap doors are also skillfully used.' The Stage John Hannam
'Rhys Jarman’s design...offering a series of charming transformations.' Exuent magazine
Directed by Clare Duffy for Unlimited Theatre.
'Playful, thoughtful and riotously entertaining' **** The Guradian
Directed by Tom Guthrie with Gareth Malone. Royal Oper House (main stage) set design