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.

I Am A Singer

I was asked to fly out to China to light the final two episodes of ‘I Am A Singer’, a Chinese singing contest broadcast on Hunan TV. The Show is watched by over 100 million viewers and is one of China’s biggest shows.   Read more →

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 →