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Screen Careers: Costume Designer

Lindsay Bonaccorsi

Credits: Casualty, On the Edge, The Left Behind

Career History

  • 1998/99: Post Graduate Diploma in Theatre Design, specialising in costume, Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama.
  • 1999/2005: Theatre Costume Assistant, Maker, Touring Wardrobe Mistress and Assistant Designer roles in theatre and live music events. The Torch Theatre, Sherman Theatre, Hijinx, Diversions, Everyman, Production   North.
  • 2001/2005: Trainee Costume Assistant, Costume Assistant, Principal Standby for TV drama and short film. Pobol Y Cwm, The Bench, A Light in The City, Crossroads, Doctor Who.
  • 2006/11: Costume Supervisor for Doctor Who, Torchwood, Upstairs Downstairs.
  • 2003/2020: Costume Designer for TV Drama, Short Film and Commercials.

Career Highlights

  • Costume Supervisor, ‘Doctor Who’, working on location in Rome, Dubai and Croatia.
  • Associate Costume Designer, ‘Torchwood – Miracle Day’.
  • BAFTA Cymru Award Winner 2012, ‘Tati’s Hotel’.
  • Costume Designer for RTS and BAFTA winning drama, ‘The Left Behind’.

Career Future Goals

  • To continue to work on interesting and challenging productions within Wales
  • And work to increase diversity and training within the costume department.
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“You don’t have to go to London there is an awful lot going on here [in Wales].” - Lindsay Bonaccorsi