Lighting designer Jessica Hung Han Yun won a Knight of Illumination Award for Equus at Stratford East when she was just 24. She’s since worked at the National Theatre, Donmar Warehouse, Rambert2, The Royal Court, and she has also designed lights for the revered theatre company Complicité and director Nicholas Hytner. Her upcoming work on RSC's My Neighbour Totoro can be seen at the Barbican from Oct 2022.
She and host Emma Lister talk about creativity under pressure, how lighting is like editing, why she struggles with Shakespeare and trying to live up to the beloved animated classic My Neighbour Totoro.
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