Matthew trained at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, before working in the lighting departments of both the Yvonne Arnaud Theatre (Guildford) and Cambridge Arts Theatre, and has subsequently designed the lighting for many productions throughout the UK and around the World.
Ignis The Print Room, It's a Wonderful Life Pitlochry Festival Theatre, Kindertransport National Tour, September in the Rain National Tour, Mansfield Park National Tour, The West End Men The Vaudeville, I Lombardi UCO, Alan Ayckbourn's Intimate Exchanges cycle of plays at the Mercury Colchester, Flow at The Print Room, Haunting Julia Tour, Derren Brown's Svengali, Cool Hand Luke Aldwych Theatre,and Broken Glass Vaudeville Theatre.
Plays: Terre Haute Trafalgar Studios and 59E59 Theater, New York, Darwin in Malibu Birmingham Rep, Moon on a Rainbow Shawl Nottingham Playhouse, My Boy Jack National tour, An Hour and a Half Late Theatre Royal Bath Productions, Little Women Duchess Theatre and Copenhagen Watford Palace.
Musicals: Assassin's, A Little Night Music, Company, Grand Hotel Royal Academy of Music Alfie Watford Palace and Murderous Instincts Savoy Theatre.
Opera: La Traviata, L Elisir di Amore, La Finta Semplice, Jacko's Hour, The Long Christmas Dinner and The Dinner Engagement (double bill), L'Heure Espagnol and Gianni Schicchi (double bill).