Williams will bring a fresh take to lighting, operations and technical production across Tomb Raider and The Crystal Maze live experiences
UK - Little Lion Entertainment has appointed Marc Williams as their new head of technical and production. With over 20 years in theatre and arts production and 14 years working for the National Theatre in the UK, Williams will bring a fresh take to all things lighting, operations and technical production across Tomb Raider: The LIVE Experience and The Crystal Maze LIVE Experience attractions.
Marc’s background is rich in the world of the arts and technical production. Training at the Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts in stage management, lighting and set construction, he then stepped into the role of technical manager of Liverpool Everyman, Playhouse and international touring. Following success in his previous roles, he moved on to the National Theatre as Lighting Supervisor in the Olivier Theatre, before being promoted to lighting operations manager, playing an integral role in restructuring the lighting team as a whole.
His role at the National Theatre included being part of the conceptual stages of design and production and building one of the best operational teams in the field, driving advancements in technology and creativity. Across his 14 years in the role, Marc has been part of some of the most successful shows such as War Horse, Frankenstein and various Shakespeare productions.
As well as his beaming production career, Marc’s expertise covers a breadth of successful international lighting design for recent shows at the Schaubuhne in Berlin, The Odeon in Paris and The Armory, New York.
Marc Williams, head of technical and production says: “I have spent most of my career bringing new ideas to life in the form of technical production for traditional theatre. I’m thrilled to be able to leap into this new role and intertwine my technical innovations with the world of immersive theatre alongside both the Tomb Raider and Crystal Maze experiences.”
Jon Crawley, director of product at Little Lion Entertainment said: “Having Marc on board is a real step forward for the in-house production team. We have an exciting roadmap of novel and wild concepts to bring to market and his extensive expertise will help us to make an even bigger impact in thrilling and ever-growing industry that is immersive theatre.”
Little Lion Entertainment is proud to welcome Marc Williams to the team. “With an ethos of making the world of theatre more impactful, exciting and accessible, he is the perfect addition to a team of people who want to encourage an immersive theatre explosion across the UK,” says the company.

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