Press & reviews

Libby Watson’s magnificent set and costumes incorporate both colonial majesty and woodland mystery
A Midsummer Night’s Dream directed by Sir Trevor Nunn · The Stage 2016
Libby Watson’s set is filled with vivid colour and period detail and the swirling stage movement gives the play a dreamlike quality
Toast – Traverse Theatre · The Stage 2018
The production brilliantly directed by Simon Callow is exquisite to look at.
The Philanthropist – Trafalgar Studios, West End · The Spectator 2017
“The entire action of the play takes place in Florence’s tiny flat, wonderfully designed by Libby Watson to give the impression of no space, while allowing the performers plenty of room to move.”
Blest Be The Tie – Royal Court · The Stage 2004
“Paulette Randall’s vibrant, splendidly cast production boasts a terrific, fluency-enhancing design by Libby Watson.”
Blues for Mr Charlie – Tricycle · The Independent
“Designer Libby Watson has cleverly created a ramshackle hut in Pittsburgh, the home of all Wilson plays, which at a critical moment that gives the play meaning, magically transforms itself into the deck of a rickety boat.”
Gem of the Ocean – Tricycle · British Theatre Guide 2006
“The production looks exquisite…”
Three Sisters – Birmingham Rep · The Guardian 2006
With a storm raging outside, he pads in his socks about the dingy room (depressingly well-realized by designer Libby Watson)
The Mountaintop – Trafalgar Studios · Variety 2009
It looks right, too, thanks to Libby Watson’s clever design that gives us glimpses of Broadway skyscrapers, a wild Cuban fiesta and a New York sewer.
Guys and Dolls – Theatre Clwyd/tour · The Guardian 2011
…and there is a fine design of the family’s dilapidated house and backyard by Libby Watson.
Fences – Duchess Theatre · The Telegraph 2013
….Libby Watson’s atmospheric set…
Rudy’s Rare Records – Hackney Empire · The Telegraph 2014