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Hawthorn Celebrate Growth in Touring Theatre Sector
UK – Technical event production expert Hawthorn has seen significant expansion in its supply to the touring theatre sector, with an impressive 90% increase in business over the last six months.
Seven stunning productions are currently out on the road, all using lighting or video kit supplied by the technical production expert’s hire service. These include supporting renowned lighting designer, Philip Gladwell on a number of touring theatre productions, the National Theatre of Scotland’s highly acclaimed The James Plays, Hairspray and Jackie the Musical.
Other productions currently using Hawthorn’s lighting kit include The Ladyboys of Bangkok, Laila the Musical, Clybourne Park and English Touring Theatre’s Brideshead Revisited.
David Slater, head of hire at Hawthorn, said: “The last six months have seen fantastic growth in our supply to the touring theatre market and we have ambitious plans to build upon this recent success over the coming year. We place huge emphasis upon providing excellent customer service alongside supplying high quality kit, so I’m delighted that the word is out about the service we offer.
“It’s fantastic to be working with lighting designers like Phillip Gladwell on so many prestigious productions. With such a large inventory of kit, we are able to supply a range of equipment to meet the needs of lighting designers, helping their vision become a reality.”
Hawthorn has invested £2.6million in new equipment in the last 18 months alone, reflecting its commitment to offering the latest technologies to its expanding client base. With over 6,400 types of equipment available for hire, including the very latest technology from leading manufacturers, Hawthorn is well-placed to provide a solution to any request.
22nd April 2016
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