In Memoriam: Lighting Designer Roy Dempster

Veteran UK and Australia lighting designer Rory Dempster passed away on February 7.

A mainstay at the Royal Court in the 60s and 70s, he worked with Andy Phillips to establish the Court's "white light" principle, which dictated that nothing was more important on the stage than the actor's face. During this time, Dempster worked with some of the best playwrights of the day, including Trevor Griffiths, Michael Frayn, Howard Brenton, Athol Fugard and David Hare. He could also change styl

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