set + costume design
writer | Vivienne Franzmann
director | Jude Christian
lighting + video | Joshua Pharo
sound | Helen Skiera
photography | Scott Rylander
Royal Court Theatre 2017
Jude Christian’s Theatre Upstairs production and Gabriella Slade’s design, with its sliding plastic panels and circular screen showing the embryo in the surrogate mother’s womb, are highly effective.
We’re in a middle-class home that the set designer Gabriella Slade has made sure is something to aspire to: cream-coloured and clean-lined.