Based in London and New York, Duncan has worked in theatre, television and on major live events for the past 15 years. His work has taken him from London’s West End and Broadway, to the Arctic and down to New Zealand.
Duncan was nominated for his work on both LABOUR OF LOVE and BIG FISH at the 2018 Whats On Stage Awards. And in 2017, was nominated for both an Outer Circle Critics Award and Lucille Lortel Award for his work on the Public Theater and Donmar Warehouse production of PRIVACY at the Public Theater in New York.
In April 2015, the Donmar’s production of CITY OF ANGELS, directed by Josie Rourke and designed by Robert Jones, won two Olivier awards for Best Musical Revival and Best Lighting Design.
He has a fantastic team working alongside him that together form Duncan McLean Projection, which is made up of highly skilled video programmers, engineers, animators and film crew. Many of them are considered to be the best in the industry and Duncan is privileged to work with them all.
Duncan was listed amongst other creatives and actors in the What’s On Stage’s 11 Faces to Look Out For in 2016 article.
Over the last 12 years, Duncan has worked closely with QDos Entertainment and Michael Harrison Entertainment to produce video and projection content for many of their 35 pantomimes across the UK.
Aside from theatrical design, Duncan worked as a cameraman and editor for BBC News for over 10 years – including the London 2012 Olympics.