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 →

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 →

The Voice UK 2017

I was asked by Russell Grubiak to cover him on a number of dates for the blind audition stages of The Voice UK. I was operating Hippo V4 machines to drive the graphics output to set elements using a Compulite Vector Green. I was working with Dave Davey as the LD, Alex Mildenhall who operated moving lights and John Ford… Read more →

Made In Chelsea

Operated on an MA light, I was asked by Tom Kinane to programme lighting for Made In Chelsea’s end of season show. Produced by Monkey Kingdom for E4, the show was recorded live at Under The Bridge in Chelsea. Read more →

Songs You Shouldn’t Play On Hospital Radio

Something that most people don’t think about when listening to the Radio, but being responsible for adding new music to a Hospital Radio’s automated play-out system – you get to realise how risqué some songs can be perceived when played in a hospital context. I have listed a few songs which I have come across at Radio Enfield, and decided that their… Read more →

The Xtra Factor

Programming and operating the intelligent lighting for The Xtra Factor Live 2016. I was filling in on a few dates for Alex Mildenhall, using his MA2. The LD for the show was Nick Collier.   Read more →

Naked Attraction – Channel 4

Simply described as ‘A daring new dating series that starts where some good dates might end – naked’. I was asked by Tom Sutherland, the lighting designer, if I could operate the intelligent fixtures for this show. Will Charles was the lighting director for the series, with Marc Nicholson operating the generics desk. This consisted of operating the LED pars… Read more →