Rigging

[photo above: Flying lines at Radio City Music Hall]

Books

2007
2007
2003
2002
2002

External Links

Access Equipment

Aluminium Access Products Tallescope manufacturers [UK]

Companies

Broadweigh Portable wireless load monitoring [UK]
PRG Scenic Rigging & Automation [USA]
Specialised Stage Engineering (SSE) Entertainment Rigging [Australia]
Unusual Rigging Rigging, suspension and automation [London, UK]

Equipment

Flint Hire & Supply [UK]
Ironclad Performance Work Gloves [Los Angeles, CA, USA]
Pockit Utility holsters & accessories for your tools [USA]
Setwear Gloves, belts, bags [CA, USA]
 Flightcases / Touring >> 3D Flight Cases Professional UK flight case manufacturers [UK]
 Flightcases / Touring >> BCS Manufacturing Flightcases
 Flightcases / Touring >> Packhorse Flightcases [Peterborough, UK]

Health & Safety

Health & Safety Executive [UK]
Online Sign Free Printable Safety Sign Maker

Resources

Animated Knots [USA]
Doodsons Entertainment Public Liability Insurance etc. [UK]
Multipoint Suspension - not as easy as it seems Essential reading!
Riggers Page Information & Resources [USA]

Software

Spikemark Scenic Automation & Visualisation

Suppliers

Bickers Lifting Lodestar & Hoist Stagemaker dealers [East England, UK]
BJ Hardware Scenic and Ironmongery [London, UK]
Cablenet Tension wire grid from Slingco [UK]
Chabuki Kabuki Drop Mechanism [USA]
Doughty Engineering [UK/USA]
Exhibit and Display Truss [Pickering, Ontario, Canada]
Flints Theatrical Chandlers Tools and Supplies [London, UK]
Frameset Modular Scenic Backdrops & Projection Surfaces [UK]
Glantre Engineering Ltd [Berkshire, UK]
H&H Specialities Drapes, Curtain Tracks [CA. USA]
Heightec Equipment for working at height and rescue [Cumbria, UK]
James Thomas Engineering
JR Clancy Rigging, suspension and automation [NY, USA]
LTM / Lift Turn Move Lifting Equipment [UK]
Lyon Equipment Personal fall-protection & safety [Cumbria, UK]
Manila Cordage Company Ropes [Phillipines]
National Access & Rescue Centre (NARC) [Cumbria, UK]
Nicopress Compression sleeves for wire rope and tools
OPTI Kinetics Truss
Peter Albrecht Hoists & Rigging Systems [USA]
Sapsis Rigging [USA]
Secoa Rigging [USA]
The Crosby Group Lifting and rigging accessories including Crosby Clips
TMB Electrical. lighting and rigging equipment
Total Solutions Group Trussing & Rigging [Birmingham, UK]
Wire Rope Direct [UK ]

Unions / Associations

ABTT (Association of British Theatre Technicians) Training, Advice, Membership [London, UK]
Actors Equity [American actors and stage managers] [USA]
ALIA Australasian Lighting Industry Association [Australasia]
PLASA UK Professional Lighting & Sound Association [UK]
USITT United States Institute for Theatre Technology [USA]

Video Resources

Backstage at the Royal Opera House - The Opera Machine Full access to 21 cameras backstage for Act III of the Ring Cycle