Adrian trained at the Wimbledon School of Art in London.

UK productions include The Castle, The Tyrant, Eugene Onegin, Cosi fan tutte, The Witch of Edmonton and the environment for the New Writing So & So Hopeful season this summer (London); Star Quality, Betrayal, Family Voices, The Glass Menagerie, The Maids, the UK premiere of Lorca's When Five Years Pass (Edinburgh Fringe First Award), Blood Wedding, Iphigenia at Aulis, The Shoemakers Wonderful Wife, and Yerma.

Work abroad includes Il turco in Italia (Angers Nantes Opera and Theatres de la Ville,  Luxembourg), Sunday in the Park with George (Theatre du Chatelet), Falstaff  (LA Opera), Offenbach's La Grande Duchesse du Gerolstein (Santa Fe Opera), Orfeo Ed Eurydice with David Daniels (Minnesota Opera), The Bald Soprano and The Maids in New York, ART, A Twist of Fate (world premiere), Blithe Spirit (Sing

Other productions include Sondheim's Assassins for Pimlico Opera, new writing at The Finborough includes Tango 'til you're sore, The Chain Saw Manicure and Acid hearts, The Turn of the Screw (Macedonian Opera), Die Fledermaus and Katya Kabanova (Scottish Opera), and co-designed Il Trovatore (Bastille Opera, directed by Francesca Zambello).

This year Adrian is working on a production of The Rake's Progress for Royal Academy of Music which opens in March, Rigoletto for Santa Fe Opera opening in July, and a new play Dear Lupin, staring James Fox which starts it's UK tour in April.