Paul Kieve – magic consultant on RSC and National Theatre productions
Paul Kieve’s services are regularly called upon by the UK’s leading theatre companies – the Royal Shakespeare Company and the National Theatre.
- Theatre of Blood, National Theatre, 2005. See separate article.
- The Winter’s Tale directed by Matthew Warchus: RSC, The Roundhouse & Royal Shakespeare Theatre, 2002.
- Haroun and the Sea Of Stories by Salmon Rushdie: National Theatre 1998
- The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde by David Edgar (after Robert Lewis Stevenson): Royal Shakespeare Company Barbican Theatre – 1991. In this version the two characters were played by two different actors – Roger Allam and Simon Russell Beale – and each time the potion was taken they had to physically change into each other.
- The Tempest: RSC Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford Upon Avon 1993. Directed by Sam Mendes. Illusions included a miraculous materialising banquet.
- Spring Awakening adapted by Ted Hughes: RSC – The Barbican, , 1995
- The Cherry Orchard by Anton Chekhov directed by Adrian Noble: RSC – Swann Theatre, Stratford Upon Avon – 1995 & West End 1996
- The Mysteries directed by Katie Mitchell: RSC, The Pit, London 1998
- Volpone by Ben Jonson directed by Matthew Warchus: National Theatre 1995
- La Grande Magia directed by Richard Eyre National Theatre – 1995
- The Ramayana: National Theatre (from Birmingham Rep) 2001
- Edmond by David Mamet (starring Kenneth Brannagh): NT – 2003. A small but important scene involving the Three Card Monte