The Cher Show

Ben Cracknell

Training: Rose Bruford College of Speech and Drama, and was recently honoured to be awarded a Fellowship.

Theatre lighting includes: The Drifters Girl, Young Frankenstein, All the Fun of the Fair (Garrick Theatre), Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Pantoland, Goldilocks and the Three Bears, Snow White, Dick Whittington and Cinderella (London Palladium), Heathers, Breakfast at Tiffanys (Theatre Royal Haymarket), Inala (The Peacock Theatre, Sadlers Wells, International tour), Annie (Piccadilly Theatre), Dancing in the Streets (Cambridge Theatre), Grease, Heathers, The Addams Family, The Osmonds: A New Musical, Rock of Ages, Priscilla Queen of the Desert, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, Dracula, La Cage Aux Folles (UK Tours), Love on the Links & Before the Party (Salisbury Playhouse), The Color Purple, My Beautiful Laundrette, An Officer and a Gentleman, Sunset Boulevard, Beautiful Thing  (Curve/UK tour), Beautiful, What the Butler Saw (Curve/Theatre Royal Bath), The Importance of Being Earnest (Birmingham Rep/Curve), Kiss Me Kate (WNO/Opera North), Saturday Night Fever (Theatre Royal, Bath/UK tour), The Tempest, Othello, Much Ado About Nothing and As You Like It (Stafford Shakespeare Festival), The Memory of Water (New Vic, Stoke), Sherlock Holmes (West Yorkshire Playhouse), Merrily We Roll Along (Theatre Clwyd), Chess (Tokyo & Osaka), La Clemenza di Tito (Opéra de Lausanne/Opera de Oviedo),Romeo und Julia (Theater Trier), Annie, Chess (Toronto), The Picture of Dorian Grey, The Life, Strangers On A Train, Sweet Charity, Tommy (English Theatre, Frankfurt), Legally Blonde (South Korea), Faust, 1984 (Altes Schauspielhaus, Stuttgart), and Dracula (Singapore/Bangkok).

Television lighting includes: The Classic Brit Awards (Royal Albert Hall), The Olivier Awards 2011 - 2022 (2014 & 2019 Knight of Illumination Award for Best Lighting) (Royal Opera House and Royal Albert Hall); The Kinshasa Symphony Orchestra (Royal Festival Hall), and Il Divo (Coliseum).

Ben is an Associate Artist of Curve in Leicester.