The National Theatre’s epic production is based on the celebrated novel by the Children’s Laureate (2003-05) Michael Morpurgo. Actors working with magnificent, life-sized puppets by the internationally renowned Handspring Puppet Company lead us on a gripping journey through history.
Directed by Marianne Elliott & Tom Morris Lighting Design: Paule Constable Set / Projection: Rae Smith Puppet Design & Fabrication: Basil Jones & Adrian Kohler (Handspring Puppet Company) Director of Movement: Toby Sedgwick Video Design: Leo Warner & Mark Grimmer (59 Productions) Songmaker: John Tams Music: Adrian Sutton Sound Design: Christopher Shutt
From White Light blog:
“The rig for the New London includes automated lighting from Vari-Lite (VL3000Q Washes, VL1000 AS Spots), ETC (Revolutions) and DHA Lighting (Digital Light Curtains), conventionals from ETC (Source Fours, Source Pars), Strand (Alto 2.5kW PCs, Bambino 5kW Fresnels), Thomas (Par64s), R&V (1kW Beamlight followspots with DMX-controlled dimmer shutters), Arri (2.5kW HMI Fresnels), Robert Juliat (D’Artagnan HMI profile) and Rainbow (Rainbow Pro scrollers in a range of sizes). Atmospheric effects are generated from MDG Atmosphere and Look Solutions Unique haze machines and Viper smoke machines. The entire rig is controlled from an ETC Ion console.”