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.
Milos Group welcomes Marc Hendriks to their experienced team of professionals. Marc is a well-respected expert who has enjoyed a long and successful history within the truss and support structure industry. His wealth of knowledge and hands-on experience is well-known by his peers and appreciated by countless customers across the globe. The introduction of Marc […]
David Guetta rocked the house in grand style for his headline slot in The Hangar on Friday night of the 2014 Global Gathering event – the UK’s most popular bass-tastic EDM festival – staged at Long Marston Airfield near Stratford-On-Avon… complete with a stunning new visual design created by LD Jonathan “Leggy” Armstrong and Video […]
Twenty-two Robe ROBIN Pointes enhance the set for country music star Chris Young’s U.S. tour in support of award-winning country singer / songwriter Dierks Bentley. Bandit Lites are supplying the lighting equipment to Production Designer Chris Lisle, and the Pointes were specified as they could cut through and stand out from the video-orientated set. Lisle […]
Belgian celebrity and TV host Marcel Vanthilt took his popular summer ‘pop-up’ magazine show concept to two cities this year – Roeselare and Knokke-Heist – both of which staged Hotel M for a number of weeks throughout the summer. An elaborate Hotel M set designed by Pièce Montée was constructed as the studio facility and […]
The fabulous Main Stage design at this year’s legendary Dutch EDM event DanceValley … was designed by 250K with lighting by Andre Beekmans from The Art of Light featuring nearly 230 Robe moving lights. The one day music extravaganza at Spaarnwoude, near Amsterdam was attended by 40,000 people who came to enjoy a sizzling line […]
West Midlands UK based technical solutions and video specialist Central Presentations Ltd (CPL) has invested in its first apprenticeship scheme in conjunction with Birmingham based Creative Alliance, and its first apprentice is 16 year old Cameron Preussner who has joined the team at CPL for a hands-on training in ‘Technical Theatre Studies’ (TTS) for the […]
Adlib was again right at the core of the action for four days of amazing public theatre that saw the return of the Royal De Luxe giant marionettes to the city for a weekend of fun, history, poignancy and superlative entertainment. The show “Memories of August 1914” was devised to commemorate the centenary of the […]
Projection artist Ross Ashton and his company The Projection Studio are again making a massive impact at Edinburgh’s world famous Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo, producing fabulous giant projections which are mapped onto the castle wall and running throughout the epic spectacle. The event’s Chief Executive and Producer is Brigadier David Alfrey and this year’s theme […]
Lighting for the recent edgy Royal Court Theatre (RCT) production of Tim Crouch’s ‘Adler & Gibb’ was designed by award winning and leading theatre lighting designer Natasha Chivers, who included two of Robe’s MMX Blade fixtures in her lighting scheme which were used extensively throughout the drama. The fixtures were rigged on an upstage bar, […]
Cape Town, South Africa, based rental and technical production company, Ultra Events has completed its first purchase of Robe ROBIN Pointe moving lights – with a delivery of 12 units from Robe’s South African distributor DWR Distribution, to be followed by another 12. Ultra’s owner and founder Costa Champanis first saw Pointes at the 2013 […]
XL Video, working with US conference and event production agency metroConnections, supplied a large-scale audio-visual solution for the IIA (Institute of Internal Auditors) International Conference at London’s ExCel Centre. The event, which comprised a 1500 delegate main auditorium and 9 breakout rooms in Excel’s Capital Room, took place over 3 days in early July. For […]
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 […]