William holds a first class degree in Drama and Theatre Arts from the University of Birmingham. He was awarded a bursary by the Arts and Humanities Research Board to study Theatre Design at The Slade School of Fine Art. A finalist in the Linbury Biennial for Stage Design in 2001, he has since designed for numerous theatres and companies, including The Park Theatre, The Watermill, Hampstead Theatre and The Royal Court.
An associate to the original designer of the Oliver and Tony award-winning show Warhorse, William works globally to ensure the exceptional staging of the production. To date, he has secured the quality of the design element of Warhorse productions in the United Kingdom, Canada, America, Australia, Japan, Germany and Holland.
Response to his latest work – The Little Black Book directed by Kate Fahy at the Park Theatre, London-includes
Will Fricker’s set is an immaculate Parisian eyrie with stripped floors, cream wall and antique chairs. And his costumes are no less chic.
His designs are finely and exquisitely envisaged and rendered. He is an intelligent craftsman and a creative artiste with a fine eye, imaginative style and the ability to create just the right space and look for a project.
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