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.”
Sound Design (Christopher Shutt)
Joey the Horse
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