Is it possible to maintain a quality family life and a career in theatre?

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UK Theatre has launched a survey in association with the Family & Childcare Trust to discover the impacts of working in theatre on family life. With the results to be announced at UK Theatre's…Continue

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Scenic construction people. Are you just too modest?

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Can SOLT morally reject a request for the London living wage?

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F1 - My Guilty Secret?

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Tim Eyles Is New Chair At Theatres Trust

The Theatres Trust has announced that it is to welcome Tim Eyles (right) as its new Chair, appointed by the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, Rt Hon Sajid Javid MP.

Responding to the announcement, Tim Eyles said, “I'm genuinely…


Added by entsust.com on February 3, 2015 at 11:00 — No Comments

Profile: Paule Constable Talks To Andy Purves

One day in 2014, lighting designers Paule Constable and Andy Purves went for a walk over the South Downs to a wind turbine. Paule shared her Thermos flask of Lapsang Souchong and her thoughts on lighting and environmental responsibility with Andy.…


Added by entsust.com on January 30, 2015 at 12:00 — No Comments

White Noise: Audio Services Available From White Light

Well known throughout the entertainment industry for its lighting services, White Light will now offer sound equipment and services with the launch of a dedicated audio department.

The London based supplier has earned its reputation for quality…


Added by entsust.com on January 26, 2015 at 15:50 — No Comments

Unique Knowledge Provided By White Light

Leading lighting and AV supplier White Light recently partnered with the National Gallery to host a special educational session for event professionals from venues in the Unique Venues of London group. White Light is an approved supplier across many of London’s…


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ETC Lights Superheroes At Hollywood Costume Show

The words "costume exhibition" don't promise a lot of drama. Perhaps we have seen too many costumes imprisoned in glass cabinets under bland eco-friendly display lighting. Perhaps we got bored reading the vital statistics of each item of clothing as we strolled…


Added by entsust.com on January 7, 2015 at 14:01 — 1 Comment

Tony Bond, Mark White & John Faulkner Become ABTT Fellows

The Association of British Theatre Technicians took the opportunity of its annual Christmas Party last Friday (12 December 2014), at the New London Theatre, to bestow its top honour, the ABTT Fellowship, on three outstanding industry…


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It's Not Unusual - Sustainable Practice Built In To UK Rigging Company

Few people within the production industry will not have come across Unusual in some form or another. The rigging company is one of the oldest still operating in the UK, and if you haven't been involved in a show they're working on, then you have almost certainly seen something…


Added by entsust.com on December 16, 2014 at 1:00 — No Comments

London's Old Sorting Office Transformed By White Light For 'Here Today...'

White Light, a leading supplier of lighting and AV for events and entertainment, has helped to transform London’s Old Sorting Office venue for a unique temporary exhibition which focuses on ideas and perceptions of environmental conservation. Titled Here…


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ETC Fixtures Take Centre Stage In All-LED Performing Arts Centre

Nestled in the heart of the city of Camrose, in Alberta, Canada, is the Jeanne & Peter Lougheed Performing Arts Centre (PAC), a 4,100 sq m multi venue building. Equipped with nearly 100 ETC Source Four LED Series 2 Lustr luminaires – the largest number installed anywhere in the world –…


Added by entsust.com on December 4, 2014 at 13:00 — No Comments

Triple E Sponsors Award-Winning 'Far Away' At The Young Vic With ERAIL

Entertainment equipment expert Triple E is sponsoring London's Young Vic theatre this month by donating a complex ERAIL track system solution for the JMK Award winning production of Caryl Churchill's Far Away.…


Added by entsust.com on November 24, 2014 at 17:00 — No Comments

ETC Provides Updates to Eos Family

ETC Eos family controls have set the bar for professional quality lighting around the globe. Now ETC is raising that bar even higher with expanded control outputs, new portable controllers, lowered pricing and a powerful new software package.…


Added by entsust.com on November 24, 2014 at 11:58 — No Comments

PRG Launches LED Retrofit Back End For ETC Source Four

Attendees at the LDI 2014 show in Las Vegas found a range of new lighting products from Production Resource Group (PRG) that were all developed to provide practical yet innovative solutions to the challenges of live event production. PRG's tack is that true innovation must enable producers,…


Added by entsust.com on November 24, 2014 at 11:54 — No Comments

St. Joseph's College Upgrades To Philips Selecon PL LED Range

Prestigious, independent day school St. Joseph's College has recently refurbished its much-loved chapel in a move to boost its technological offering whilst maintaining its environmental policy. To that end, the school turned to an array of energy-saving yet versatile Philips Selecon PL…


Added by entsust.com on November 21, 2014 at 11:34 — No Comments

Philips Selecon Updates Redbridge Drama Centre With Energy-Saving Rig

Two of Redbridge Drama Centre's much-loved venues, the Lovegrove Theatre and Telford Studios, have recently received a delivery of over 50 new Philips Selecon PL range luminaires as a means to reduce the Drama Centre's energy consumption.…


Added by entsust.com on November 17, 2014 at 12:22 — No Comments

Who should be responsible for making sure the scenery we build is managed in a sustainable manner?

About a year ago I was asked by one of the large UK opera companies to provide them with a quote for the scenery for a new production. At the end of the well considered design brief there was a request for the quote to include an allowance for an "Environmental Report". I asked the…


Added by Darren Joyce on November 11, 2014 at 11:00 — 2 Comments

Theatres Trust Releases 37th Annual Report

The Theatres Trust has released its 37th Annual Report: ‘Enabling theatres to thrive’ which highlights its work and achievements from April 2013 to March 2014.

As the National Advisory Body for Theatres,…


Added by entsust.com on November 5, 2014 at 13:57 — No Comments

Event Tech Live Speakers Include Leonora Valvo & Oojal Jhutti

Event Tech Live, a dynamic new event aimed at event professionals, has today announced the line-up of sessions that have been chosen by the event’s pre-registered attendees via a crowd sourcing vote.

Almost 1,000 votes were cast across 30…


Added by entsust.com on October 29, 2014 at 12:00 — No Comments

Midas UK Biofuel Generators Take Inaugural Green Festival Supplier Award

Almost 350 guests from the festival and event industry celebrated the Festival Supplier Awards, last night, October 22nd, at Newbury Showground, following the end of the first day of the Showman’s Show.

Festival and event organisers, production…


Added by entsust.com on October 27, 2014 at 14:56 — No Comments

ETC Selador Helps Supply The Colours For The Sound Of Yellow

ETC’s Selador Classic LED fixtures have been used in two productions for people recovering from addictions and young people with special educational needs at London’s Young Vic theatre.

For every production that the Young…


Added by entsust.com on October 27, 2014 at 12:00 — No Comments

£5,500 Raised At Behind The Scenes Charity Golf Day

Wednesday 15th October 2014 saw the first official Behind the Scenes Charity (BTS) Golf Day, which took place just a week following the charity’s UK official launch at PLASA Show 2014. 18 teams got through 27 holes of golf, 90 bacon rolls and the odd pint of…


Added by entsust.com on October 24, 2014 at 12:32 — No Comments

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