Ferdia Murphy

Costume design
Production design
Set design

Ferdia Murphy trained at Central Saint Martin’s College of Art and Design, London.

He was nominated for Best Design at the Theatre Management Association (UK) Awards 2007 for Dancing at Lughnasa at the Lyric Theatre, Belfast. He was made an Honorary Scenographer by OISTAT (International Organisation of Scenographers, Theatre Architects and Technicians) at PQ07 in Prague. Ferdia made his production design debut on the feature film Porcelain.

His stage designs include work for the Abbey Theatre, Wexford Festival Opera, CoisCéim, Ouroboros, Bedrock, Gúna Nua, Theatreworks, Theatre Royal  Plymouth, Lyric Theatre Belfast, Operating Theatre, Prime Cut, Cochrane Theatre, London, Bridewell Theatre, London, Loose Canon, The Ark, TEAM Theatre, Samuel Beckett Centre and for the Alternative Miss Ireland VI-IX (Olympia Theatre).

Awards
Best Production, Dublin Fringe Festival 2005 for 'Knots' (CoisCéim)
Edinburgh Fringe First Award 2005 for 'Knots' (CoisCéim)
Multiple additional nominations - see personal website for full details

Ferdia Murphy   The Stag

2013
Screen Film
Production design
Other featured designers
Kathy Strachan
Production company
Treasure Entertainment
Director
John Butler
Listings
View on IMDB
View on Irish Film Board
Photographer
Helen Warner
Patrick Redmond

Ferdia Murphy   Waiting for Godot

2013
Stage Theatre
Costume design
Set design
Other featured designers
Sinead McKenna
Production company
Gare St Lazare Players Ireland
Premiere Venue
Gaiety Theatre, Dublin
Writer
Samuel Beckett
Director
Judy Hegarty-Lovett
Photographer
Ros Kavanagh

Ferdia Murphy   The Shawshank Redemption

2009
Stage Theatre
Costume design
Set design
Other featured designers
Kevin Treacy
Denis Clohessy
Val Sherlock
Production company
Lane Productions
Premiere Venue
Gaiety Theatre, Dublin
Writer
From a novella by Stephen King, adapted by Dave Johns and Owen O’Neill
Director
Peter Sheridan
Photographer
Anthony Woods

Ferdia Murphy   The Home Place

2009
Stage Theatre
Costume design
Set design
Production company
An Grianán Theatre Productions
Lyric Theatre
Premiere Venue
An Grianán, Letterkenny
Writer
Brian Friel
Director
Mick Gordon
Photographer
Declan Doherty

Ferdia Murphy   The Burial At Thebes

2008
Stage Theatre
Costume design
Set design
Other featured designers
Sinead McKenna
Denis Clohessy
Production company
Abbey Theatre
Premiere Venue
Abbey Theatre, Dublin (Peacock stage)
Director
Patrick Mason
Photographer
Ros Kavanagh

Ferdia Murphy   Lay Me Down Softly

2008
Stage Theatre
Costume design
Set design
Other featured designers
Paul Keogan
Production company
Abbey Theatre
Premiere Venue
Abbey Theatre, Dublin (Peacock stage)
Writer
Billy Roche
Director
Wilson Milam
Photographer
Colm Hogan

Ferdia Murphy   Dancing at Lughnasa

2007
Stage Theatre
Production company
Lyric Theatre
Premiere Venue
Lyric Theatre, Belfast
Writer
Brian Friel
Director
Mick Gordon