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12th December 2011
Following the tremendous success of the launch of the British Military Tournament in 2010, this year’s event was bigger and better, with the addition of participating units from the Royal Navy and the Royal Air Force, plus the American military. >>>
25th November 2011
Unusual Rigging is enjoying a busy winter season, with both new West End productions and UK tours, including Oliver! which opens on December 10 at Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff. >>>
9th November 2011
Unusual was honoured to be among the winners at the fourth annual Rock Our World Awards, presented at the PLASA cocktails and awards reception >>>
6th September 2011
Unusual Rigging is delighted to be a finalist in the 2011 Rock Our World awards. >>>
29th June 2011
Prolyte Group is proud to announce that Unusual Group Ltd has signed up to be a dealer for the full range of Prolyte Group theatre products in the UK. >>>
7th June 2011
Unusual Rigging has completed the project management of a major installation – a temporary 600 seat pavilion housing the month long run of performances by Garsington Opera. >>>
31st May 2011
Unusual has completed work at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, for the stunning musical production of Shrek. Work included hanging over 3 tons of speakers on the front of house truss, and around 18 tons >>>
10th May 2011
In August 2010, Unusual Rigging worked at London’s Victoria and Albert Museum to solve two rigging issues. The V&A’s major exhibition galleries have plenty of headroom, but, histori >>>
14th March 2011
Unusual Rigging’s work on the Wizard of Oz wasn’t just unusually big, it was also unusually heavy. The show uses two scissor lifts in the basement, which weigh in at four tons each, while the steelwork which was installed in the basement to support the set weighs an incredible 20 tonnes. >>>
21st February 2011
Unusual Rigging has supplied a range of rigging and stage machinery to support the tour of We Will Rock You, which is just about to make its second move, this time from Glasgow’s Kings Theatre. Working closely with producer Phil McIntyre Entertainments’ head of production, Andy Gibbs, Unusual developed >>>
10th January 2011
The British Military Tournament brings together all the best elements of the world famous Royal Tournament and incorporates them into a new show for the 21st century. And with Unusual Rigging providing both staff and equipment – in the form of over 130 points, 130 hoists and >>>