Matthew trained at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, before working in the lighting departments of both The Yvonne Arnaud Theatre (Guildford) and Cambridge Arts Theatre.
He has subsequently designed the lighting for more than one hundred productions UK and Worldwide.
Recent productions include:
The Life I Lead starring Miles Jupp at The Park Theatre and Tour.
Ignis The Print Room, Scrooge, Monarch of The Glen, Singing in The Rain, It’s a Wonderful Life Pitlochry Festival Theatre, Kindertransport National Tour, September in the Rain National Tour, Mansfield Park National Tour, The West End Men The Vaudeville, I Lombardi UCO, Alan Ayckbourn’s Intimate Exchanges cycle of plays at the Mercury Colchester, Flow at The Print Room, Haunting Julia Tour, Derren Brown’s Svengali, Cool Hand Luke Aldwych Theatre, and Broken Glass Vaudeville Theatre.
Plays: Terre Haute Trafalgar Studios and 59E59 Theatre New York, Darwin in Malibu Birmingham Rep, Moon on a Rainbow Shawl Nottingham Playhouse, My Boy Jack National Tour, An Hour and a Half Late Theatre Royal Bath Productions, Little Women Duchess Theatre and Copenhagen Watford Palace.
Musicals: Little Women, A Man of No Importance, Assassins, A Little Night Music, Company, Grand Hotel Royal Academy of Music, Alfie Watford Palace , Murderous Instincts Savoy Theatre,
Wizard of Oz, Miracle on 34th Street.
Opera: La Traviata, L’Elisir d’Amore, La Finta Semplice, Jacko’s Hour, the Long Christmas Dinner and Dinner Engagement (double bill), L’Heure Espagnol and Gianni Schicchi (double bill).