La Serva Padrona / The Stage
“It’s neat and clever comedy. Harry Fehr’s staging, with a lavish modern set by Becs Andrews, overlays the simplicity of the original wherein the servant Serpina connives to persuade her elderly master Umberto to marry her. To this archetypal scenario . . .
Jeff Koons / The Guardian
“Directed by Gordon Anderson, the show captures some of the playfulness and jokiness of Koons’ work, particularly in Becs Andrews’ Linbury prize-winning design. Balloons rise through cut-out circles to represent gyrating dancers at an exclusive club, or turn into a . . .
Jeff Koons / The Stage
“Despite its title, the play is not about the kitsch artist, although his playful spirit does hover over Becs Andrews’ vivid set – which won the Linbury Biennial Prize for Stage Design – with its palette of fluorescent oranges and . . .
Jeff Koons / The Times
“The opening night of Gordon Anderson’s ATC production at the ICA was bedevilled by technical problems, which meant that the entire lighting design had to be jettisoned. Even so, it looked ravishing. Becs Andrews’s 2003 Linbury Biennial prize-winning set consists . . .
Jeff Koons / Evening Standard
“Jeff Koons, the contemporary American artist best known for his Hoovers in Plexiglas and giant topiary dogs, does not feature in the piece that bears his name, although the vibrant, kitsch spirit of his work infuses it. A power failure . . .
Jeff Koons / Time Out
“Two young bucks meet on the dancefloor of a club that looks like an upended Connect 4 rack. Balloons come out of the holes and move to the beat. Soon, Becs Andrews’ ingenious set – winner of the Linbury Prize . . .
Twelfth Night / British Theatre Guide
“The practicalities of touring have obliged ETT to make a virtue of simplicity, and Becs Andrews’ set – a wooden platform, tapestry backcloth, image of a stormy sea and the bare minimum of furniture – allows the action to flow . . .
Twelfth Night / The Guardian
“Really good touring Shakespeare is hard to come by, but once again English Touring Theatre deliver the goods in a production that may be set in the late Elizabethan period but which in many ways seems robustly contemporary. Some of . . .