Vernon has recently designed Educating Rita, Doll’s House Part 2 and Beginning, all for Vienna's English Theatre. Other Vienna design credits include:Mark Twain and The Laughing River with Jim Post and Clarence Darrow starring Leslie Nielsen (Vienna’s English Theatre and Charles Stephens Productions, UK tour).
Past designs include: Moll Flanders, The Shadow of Dr. Syn, The Gingerbread Man, The Great Christmas Tree Adventure and Alan Ayckbourn’s “Confusions”: Between Mouthfuls, Gosforth’s Fete and Mother Figure all for Channel Theatre Company.
Since starting out in his career as a Stage technician, Vernon has worked in numerous positions in theatre including Scenic Carpenter, Stage Manager, Set, Sound and Lighting designer and also as a teacher/trainer.
Over the years some of his most memorable jobs have included: Production Manager for The Mysteries at Canterbury Cathedral; Stage Manager for The Cherub Company touring Twelfth Night and Alan Bennett’s The Old Country to Iraq and Pakistan, Ethiopia, Sudan and Zimbabwe; Company Manager for The Reduced Shakespeare Company, (original USA cast) on their first UK tour and at The Arts Theatre, London, and Production Manager on Thunderbirds FAB touring the UK, Holland and Japan.
Vernon is also Production Manager at Vienna’s English Theatre.