Since her first show (Hamlet with Alan Bates at Nottingham Rep in 1966) Deirdre Clancy has designed 156 new productions for theatre, opera and ballet.

For 29 she designed both set and costumes. For the remainder she has collaborated as costume designer with a number of set designers. Over half of these collaborations have been with just 9 other designers – of whom John Gunter on 46 productions, Ralph Funicello 12, Hayden Griffin 11, Tom Pye 6, Mikael Melbye & Bill Dudley 5 each, and the late John Bury 2.

Similarly, Clancy has worked with a total of 46 directors in all 3 mediums. Of these productions 36 have been operas with Ian Judge, 17 plays with Peter Gill, 13 with Bill Bryden, 12 operas /plays with Adrian Noble, 8 with Bill Gaskill, 7 plays each with Danny Boyle & Anthony Page, 4 with Christopher Morahan, 3 with Lindsay Posner & Ron Daniels, and 2 with Sir Peter Hall, Sir Richard Eyre, & David Pountney.

Clancy’s Shakespeare productions are:

All’s Well That Ends Well RSC Greg Doran 2003
As You Like It US, San Diego Adrian Noble 2012
Hamlet UK, Nottingham Rep Anthony Page 1966
Henry IV i+ii RSC Adrian Noble 1991
Henry VIII RSC Howard Davies 1983
Lear US, San Diego Adrian Noble 2010
Love’s Labours Lost RSC Ian Judge 1993
Macbeth Canada, Stratford Ont Peter Gill 1971
Macbeth Japan, Tokyo, Shochiku Co Giles Block 1987
Merchant of Venice US, San Diego Adrian Noble 2013
Midsummer Night’s Dream Switzerland, Zurich Schauspielhaus Peter Gill 1972
Midsummer Night’s Dream US, San Diego Lindsay Posner 2013
Much Ado About Nothing UK, London, Regents Park Tim Sheader 2009
Much Ado About Nothing US, San Diego Ron Daniels 2011
Richard III US, San Diego Adrian Noble 2012
Taming of the Shrew US, San Diego Ron Daniels 2010
The Tempest UK, Bath Theatre Royal Adrian Noble 2012
The Tempest US, San Diego Adrian Noble 2011
Troilus & Cressida RSC Ian Judge 1996
Twelfth Night RSC Peter Gill 1974
Twelfth Night RSC Bill Alexander 1987
Twelfth Night RSC Ian Judge 1994