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​​Lighting Designer Durham Marenghi has created the lighting for a wide variety of theatre, opera, dance, trade, heritage, concert, live event and television productions Worldwide.


Memorable moments include THE WALL in Berlin 1990, The WINTER OLYMPICS Ceremonies in Turin 2006, The QUEEN'S GOLDEN JUBILEE in 2002 and the Award winning DIAMOND JUBILEE CONCERT in 2012. Durham has designed the lighting for the LONDON NEW YEAR'S EVE light and fireworks show since 2004 and lit the Royal Opening of ST PANCRAS RAILWAY STATION in 2007, the WINTER PARALYMPICS Ceremonies in Sochi 2014 and the SUMMER OLYMPICS OPENING AND CLOSING CEREMONIES in Rio 2016.


In 2006 Durham Marenghi received an International Illumination Design Award of Excellence from the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America for the interior speciality lighting of the

SPACE CENTRE, BREMEN at that time the largest indoor theme park in Europe. Durham created the schematic lighting design for the LED FX lighting on the recently opened AIN DUBAI.


Durham is a member of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts, the Association of Lighting Designers, the Society of Television Lighting and Design, the Society of British Theatre Designers, the Institute of Engineering and Technology and is an Honorary Fellow of Rose Bruford College.


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