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Showforce lends support to P-AV Productions for new series of X-Factor

When filming for the Auditions and Six Chair Challenge elements of this year’s series of the X Factor took place at the SSE Wembley Arena, Showforce was on-hand to lend crewing support to PA-Productions during the technical changeover. The team at Showforce were onsite for 19 days working assisting audio visual, sound, set and rigging suppliers. The Auditions set up was slightly less elaborate than that of the Six Chair Challenge so the crew were tasked with removing small sections …

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Showforce assists Star Events with stage install for Bedford Park Concerts

When the popular LPH Produced https://lphconcerts.co.uk/ Bedford Park Concert series made a welcome return to the town on 3rd, 4th and 5th August 2018, headline acts Billy Ocean, Jess Glynne and Lesley Garrett took to one of Star Events’ 17m Orbit stages to deliver their stand out performances. Showforce was delighted to provide Star Events, a long-standing client, with experienced crew members. Showforce’s operations team was able to select a team who work with the company on a regular basis …

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Hockey World Cup win for Showforce with Arena Seating and ADI

When the 14th edition of the Women’s Hockey World Cup was held at Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre from 21st July – 5th August 2018, Showforce provided crew members with various skill sets to both Arena Seating and ADI. Showforce supplied Arena Seating with a team of 12 which included crew members, climbers and plant operators from the 15th June – 13th July. In action for almost a month, they assisted with the installation of an impressive 6,000 seat …

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Showforce provide crewing support to Kilimanjaro Live

When the Stereophonics arrived on stage at Glyndwr University Racecourse Stadium in their native Wales, on 3rd June to play to a 20,000 strong crowd, Showforce was on-hand to provide crewing support to client Kilimanjaro Live and its production company, SC Productions. The Showforce team included site crew, forklift operators, technical crew and backline crew. Site crew were tasked with assisting with erecting heras fencing and installing crowd barriers around the event site to ensure crowd safety and installing signage. …

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Showforce contribute to the success of this year’s Olivier Awards

This year’s Olivier Awards were, once again, a huge success, with the best of London’s West End and beyond celebrated at a glittering ceremony held at the Royal Albert Hall. The night itself was one to remember for the cast and crew of the musical Hamilton, which walked away with no less than seven awards. Showforce was thrilled to see Hamilton do so well, especially since the team assisted with the renovation of Victoria Theatre in preparation for the arrival …

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Showforce contribute to the success of this year’s Olivier Awards

This year’s Olivier Awards were, once again, a huge success, with the best of London’s West End and beyond celebrated at a glittering ceremony held at the Royal Albert Hall. The night itself was one to remember for the cast and crew of the musical Hamilton, which walked away with no less than seven awards. Showforce was thrilled to see Hamilton do so well, especially since the team assisted with the renovation of Victoria Theatre in preparation for the arrival …

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Showforce assist Cameron Mackintosh with Hamilton install

Theatre production Hamilton arrived at Victoria Theatre, in London’s West End to begin its UK run in December 2017. Critically acclaimed and highly anticipated, tickets were sold out well in advance. Showforce’s experienced stage hands were on hand to support the Cameron Mackintosh team with renovating Victoria Theatre in preparation for its arrival from 6th November and were onsite until the opening night on 21st December. Assisting Cameron Mackintosh with the install for Hamilton is a great example of how …

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Another brilliant performance at Dubai Opera for Showforce

Globally renowned Andrew Lloyd Webber production Evita arrived at Dubai Opera this January for a 16 night sell out run. A joint production between Dubai Opera and Broadway Entertainment Group, Showforce supplied more than 30 crew members to assist with the build and de-rig of the production, as well as two chaperones and four wardrobe assistants. Beginning with the unloading of the tour’s seven stage trucks that transport all the set, stage, rigging, lighting and audio equipment. Once everything was …

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Showforce ensure the BRITs are coming

Showforce provided crew to BRITs TV to assist with the lighting and LED screen install for this year’s The BRIT’s Are Coming launch party held at The London Studios. A team of 26 crew were onsite from the 10th – 13th January.  The crew’s first task was to work with Ogle Hog on the build of the LED screens that would eventually be placed around the venue to add to the visual element of the live performances. The screens were …

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Showforce get busy at Innovate

From the 6th to the 10th of November, Showforce supplied crew to innovision for Innovate UK 2017 at the Birmingham NEC. The event is a showcase of UK and global innovation which is delivered by innovision on behalf of Innovate UK. The event catered for over 2,750 of the UK’s most innovative and compelling creators, providing accesses to discussions, seminars and practical workshops with a chance to ask their own questions to potential investors. Showforce supplied a total of 80 …