I'm Martin Higgins, a multi-skilled lighting freelancer with experience in lighting console, media server operating and vision supervising. I have worked on various TV Productions, most recently Celebrity Big Brother, 8 out of 10 Cats and The Voice UK.

View my full résumé here.

As well as working in television, I also volunteer as an engineer for Radio Enfield, a North London Hospital Radio, and am competent in a range of coding languages such as PHP and Ruby.

Please feel free to get in touch.

The Chase

I was asked by James Ashdown to cover him on Generics for The Chase, an ITV daytime quiz show, for a day. The show was operated from a Compulite Vector Ultra Violet. The show’s LD is Tom Kinane. Read more →

Virtually Famous

I was asked by Alex Mildenhall to cover one date on Virtually Famous, a panel show produced by Freemantle Media for E4. The LD for the show was Gemma O’Sullivan, with Generics Op Marc Nicholson and Vision Controller Dave Roberts. Read more →

Britain’s Got Talent Audition Tour

I was asked by Nick Hansen to cover a few dates on the London leg of the BGT audition tour. Operating on a GrandMA2 Light, I was responsible for all lighting output including media servers and generics. I was working with LD Will Charles, who was stepping in for Tom Sutherland and crew chief Marc Henry. Read more →

Take Me Out – Series 9

A last minute booking when the moving light programmer had to pull out for personal reasons, I was asked if I could over the dates of operating on Take Me Out. Operating LED set elements, podium key and back lighting, moving lights and Hippo outputs – The show was reasonably challenging after not having experienced the show before and only… Read more →