Gayle Playford

Costume Supervisor

Gayle is a professional costume maker and supervisor for theatre and television.  She is inspired by everything in the world around her, and is particularly interested in the role of costume as a narrative tool.  Gayle believes in an organic development of work, rich in terms of cross collaboration, and is enthused by both contemporary work and themes of a forgone era. Recent TV work includes:  Taboo (BBC/FX channel), Dr Who (BBC Wales), Beowulf (ITV), Evermoor (Disney) and Wolf Hall (BBC); Gayle’s theatre work is extensive, and she has collaborated through opera, musical theatre and ballet with: The Bolshoi Ballet, RSC, Northern Stage, York Theatre Royal, Sheffield Theatres, and Opera Australia.