“Tristram Kenton’s pictures both delve into the eyes of the actors and capture a performance. In recording the art of theatre,
he creates another with the camera.”
Michael Billington

Tristram Kenton has a consistent reputation for capturing the UK’s plays, musicals, opera and dance in his distinctive eye-catching style.  Tristram is a specialist performing arts photographer with a career spanning over 30 years.  He is best known for his work with The Guardian and Observer; his images have run with reviews, features and online since 2002.

Tristram has set up collaborations between The Guardian and Performing Arts Companies to create on-line galleries exploring different aspects of performance and back stage production, including The Royal Opera House, Headlong, The National Theatre, Shakespeare’s Globe and the English National Opera.

As well as his editorial work he is regularly commissioned as production photographer for shows in London’s West End and across the country.

The Guardian
Observer
The Stage Newspaper
Aka
Almeida Theatre
ATG
Barbican
Cameron Mackintosh
Cornershop
Dewynters
Disney

EMG
English National Opera
Fiery Angel
Glyndebourne Opera
Hampstead Theatre
Joe Public Ltd
Liverpool Playhouse
Lyric, Hammersmith
Manchester International Festival
Menier Chocolate Factory
Michael McCabe Productions
National Theatre

Opera North
Old Vic
Playful Productions
Punchdrunk
Rambert
Really Useful Group
Royal Court
Sadler’s Wells
Stage Entertainment UK
Target Live
The Royal Ballet
The Royal Opera
Universal