For Willie Williams, paying attention has paid off. The award-winning lighting and production designer says, “The most consistent source of inspiration is observation.” Sometimes the process can take years: “I'll see something that has an atmosphere that I like and it will sit in the memory banks until it cross-pollinates with something with a similar resonance.” One such inspiration came from childhood visits to Blackpool Illuminations. For those readers who grew up without the advantages ...

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