Check out all our coverage from the show floor at PLASA 2013 from the 6th - 9th October at ExCeL!
Brilliant Stages Build a Man For Take That’s Tour
Take That’s Progress Live 2011 Tour reunited its 5 original performers for the first time in over 15 years as they played to packed stadiums in the band’s biggest tour to date.
There's no Place like the Palladium
L. Frank Baum's novel has been adapted into a hit MGM film, three silent movies, comics, a Broadway musical and countless other stage and amateur productions, so it was only a matter of time before The Wizard of Oz hit the West End.
The future of Channel 69 - what you need to know
By now you have probably heard that in 2012 Ofcom will be clearing out the 800Mhz frequency band which includes Channel 69. If you own any radio microphones or other RF equipment such as IEMs (In Ear Monitors) that operate within this spectrum you will… [more]
The Stage Managers tool kit
Lois Dawson shares with us what every well equipped stage manager should carry with them in their kit.
West London based rental specialist Entec Sound & Light renewed its long association with the three day Guilfest music festival in Surrey, supplying sound design and equipment to the Main Stage in Stoke Park, central Guildford. The event is renowned for its eclectic line ups and friendly, family orientated atmosphere … and superlative audio, which […]
XL Video supplied video solutions for studio recordings of Series 12 and 13 of the popular Endemol UK/Remarkable Television show, Pointless. The familiar Pointless set includes several video elements that are key to the quiz show, hosted by Alexander Armstrong and quizmaster, Richard Osman which is recorded at Stage 8 of Elstree Television Studios, and […]
Production Design Associates lit up the Piccolo Spoleto Festival’s kick-off event in Charleston, South Carolina, with Robe’s ROBIN 300 LEDWash fixtures. The Sunset Serenade, held annually on the steps of the United States Custom House, is a free outdoor concert featuring the Charleston Symphony Orchestra with more than 5,000 attending, marking the start of the […]
Leading moving light manufacturer Robe Lighting s.r.o. announces Lighting & Sound Distribution (LSD) as its exclusive distributor in Singapore as of August 1st 2014. This is part of Robe’s medium term expansion strategy in the region and follows the launch of a new Asia Pacific office – also in Singapore – in January this year, […]
One hundred and forty Robe Pointes were at the core of the production lighting design for the 2014 Essence Festival in New Orleans, which was created by Matt Foucheux of Solomon Group, production designers and equipment suppliers for the Main Stage in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Musical acts included Prince, Erykah Badu, Mary J. Blige and […]
Universal Event Production (UEP) supplied full technical production – sound, lighting and video – to the Nike Phenomenal House, a one week only pop-up experience to celebrate football, street culture and style, music and fashion staged at the Old Sorting Office just off London’s New Oxford Street. UEP was working for brand and live communication […]
XL Video renewed its long and productive working relationship with Robbie Williams, supplying a custom video solution and crew to his current and massively popular ‘Swings Both Ways’ tour. XL’s Project Manager was Phil Mercer with Nilkanth Patel overseeing the technical aspects and, for the first time on a Robbie Williams tour, Jon Shrimpton was […]
The whole industry is chatting about the upcoming worldwide Robe Premier taking place on 2nd September – a global live broadcast to launch something very special. Robe reports an unprecedented interest in registrations for the much anticipated invite-only event … and anyone wanting to catch the action should check www.robepremiere.com soonest! Registration closes on 24th […]
Adlib supplied technical solutions, system design and infrastructure, plus audio, lighting, AV and equipment for the 2014 International Festival for Business (IFB). The Liverpool based company won two competitive tenders issued by Liverpool Vision and worked closely with creative design specialists Evoke who planned the various environments and event meeting spaces that were utilised throughout […]
Top Gear Live (TGL) – the show that presents all the adrenaline, excitement, humour, serious motoring stunts and moments of the top TV show in a breath-taking arena extravaganza – has just completed a whistle-stop European tour playing Prague, Budapest, Zagreb and Turin. Lighting Designer Steve Sinclair lit this using nearly 200 Robe moving lights […]
Hedon, a well-known live music venue in Zwolle, the Netherlands, has recently had a full Robe moving light rig installed into its brand new building which features an 850 capacity main hall plus an equality active small room that can accommodate 200 people. The venue has been a local landmark for the last 15 years, […]