Production Designer

Alan Farquharson


Alan is a heavy weight of Irish production design and was senior production designer for RTÉ. During his time there he was responsible for the design of the Eurovision Song Contest in both 1993 and 1995.

Alan’s expertise is often called upon for large scale events and concerts and he has designed several productions for Rough Magic Theatre Company and the Abbey Theatre.

He has experience across both film and TV and recent credits include the TV mini series The Bailout and crime drama Red Rock.

Alan’s most recent theatre credits include You Belong to Me (Once Off Productions/ Smock Alley) and The Tempest (Rough Magic/ Kilkenny Arts Festival 2022), featuring ambitious outdoor staging at Kilkenny Castle Park.

Featured work

You Belong to Me

Once Off Productions/ Smock Alley
Written by Rory Nolan
Directed by Lynne Parker
Set Design by Alan Farquharson
Costume Design by LaurA Fajardo Castro
Lighting Design by Sarah Jane Shiels
Sound Design by Denis Clohessy

★★★★ The Irish Times

★★★★ The Irish Independent 

The Tempest

Rough Magic/ Kilkenny Arts Festival
Director: Lynne Parker
Set Design: Alan Farquharson
Composer & Sound Designer: Denis Clohessy
Lighting Design: Sarah Jane Shiels
Costume Design: Sorcha Ní Fhloinn

“Alan Farquharson’s multi-level set rises to the atmospheric and practical challenge”
The Irish Times

The Bailout

Production Company

John Kelleher

John Comiskey, Conall Morrison

Mark Lambert, Nick Dunning, Norma Sheahan

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