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Libby Watson is a set & costume designer based in London, working across theatre and dance.

Libby holds a First Class Honours BA from Wimbledon School of Art and trained at Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, has over 25 years of experience working in the UK and internationally. Her expertise spans drama, opera, and musicals, where she has made her mark as a set and costume designer. Additionally, Libby’s portfolio includes work in commercials, live music venue design, documentary dramas, and independent short films.


  • 2010 Olivier Award

    Best New Play for The Mountaintop

  • 2022 Nominated for Best Set Design

    The Offies for Glitterball (Watford Palace Theatre, Rifco Theatre)

  • 2010 Nominated for Best Set Design

    The Offies for Miss Lily Gets Boned

Theatres include

  • The Royal Court

  • Birmingham Rep

  • Bath Theatre Royal

  • Kilden Theatre

  • Teatro Columbia Bogota

  • Belgrade Theatre

  • Wolsey Theatre

  • Trafalgar Studios

  • The Other Place

  • Traverse Edinburgh

  • Kiln Theatre

  • Welsh Millennium Centre

  • Rogaland Theatre Stavanger

  • Orange Tree Theatre

  • Sheffield Crucible

  • Nottingham Playhouse

  • Duchess theatre

  • 59 E 59

  • Northcott Exeter

  • Yvonne Arnaud Theatre

  • Park Theatre

  • QEH Southbank