Idris Elba and Kwame Kwei-Armah’s electrifying new blend of drama, music and dance follows one man’s journey into the heart and soul of contemporary South Africa – with the audience at the centre of the action. Much of the show’s impact comes from the way it is staged, with the audience standing around the action […]
A new tour of Shakespeare In Love was produced by Eleanor Lloyd Productions and Theatre Royal Bath Productions. The Shakespeare In Love UK Tour opened at Theatre Royal Bath on Thursday 4 October 2018 and embarked on a national tour to Nottingham, Malvern, Oxford, Cambridge, Edinburgh and Chichester. The Shakespeare In Love UK Tour was […]
The start of the pantomime season sees the Birmingham Rep’s playful and savvy reworking of The Wizard of Oz. Liam Steel has re-created every element throughout. Staged as an occasionally dizzying whirlwind of movement, the cast members keep swooshing in on wires or skipping cheerfully down a never-ending yellow brick staircase. This is a […]
Alan Ayckbourn’s play ‘Relatively Speaking’ was at Oldham Coliseum Theatre from 14 April until 5th May and then moved on to Harrogate Theatre from 8-15 May 2018. The Revolving Stage Company Ltd installed the 5.4m diameter revolve at both venues and Michael Holt’s set was built on top. The opening scene was in Ginny’s colourful, […]
The Flying Dutchman sailed into Bergen (10-16 March 2018). Wagner’s first major opera relies on the atmosphere as much as strong musical performance and John Ramster’s new production for Bergen National Opera avoided over-complication, allowing the work to speak for itself. In this production, the conflict between good and bad, light and darkness, is a reflection of […]
Council Depot Blues returns to the Royal Court, Liverpool after 8 years with most of the original cast. Running from 23 February to 24 March 2018, Dave Kirby’s comedy is set in the city council’s Excrement Eradication Department and is Stan’s last day on the job of clearing houses after the dearly departed have travelled […]
In January 2018 the Royal Opera and the Roundhouse collaborated on a production of Monteverdi’s work The Return of Ulysses. Christopher Cowell’s new English version with John Fulljames directing, tells the story of the eponymous war hero who returns to his homeland of Ithaca after many years away fighting in Troy. When Ulysses enters his […]
This December sees The Stag Theatre, Sevenoaks ninth record breaking panto season, with the spectacular family pantomime, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs! It also sees The Revolving Stage Company’s second installation at The Stag for 2017. For the pantomime season, The Revolving Stage Company have installed a 4m diameter revolving stage with partial surround […]
In September 2017 the New Wolsey Theatre, in a co-production with Salisbury Playhouse and Queen’s Theatre, Hornchurch, staged Graham Lineham’s adaptation of the classic Ealing comedy Ladykillers. The impressive set was constructed on The Revolving Stage Company’s 7m diameter revolving stage and surround. Powered by stage-hands in time-honoured fashion, the house opened like a book […]
The Revolving Stage Company works with Dundee Rep again after installing a 6m diameter revolving stage for Tracy Letts’ modern American tragedy, ‘August: Osage County’ production. The revolving house at the centre of the plot turns and turns to reveal the variously delusional, arrogant and self-obsessed Weston family clan confined to their country estate after […]
Anya Reiss’s adaption of the Charles Dickens Oliver Twist is currently running at Open Air Theatre at Regents Park. Fly Davis’ clever set design is deceptively simple using three stacked shipping containers and The Revolving Stage Company’s 14m diameter revolving stage and pre-programmed software to reveal different scenes within the various sides and ends of […]
The Revolving Stage Company has supplied Chichester Festival Theatre with an 8.5m ring revolve with software for their production of Fiddler on the Roof as well as a 5.5m to 8.5m double revolving stage for their rehearsal period. Rehearsals started back in June for the production and to help the actors familiarise themselves with the […]
One of The Revolving Stage Company’s double revolving stages measuring 6.5m to 11m diameter can currently be seen at Bergen’s National Opera. Rossini’s witty Il Turco in Italia is a comedy of Mediterranean manners by the 19th century master.
Dave Kirby’s record breaking comedy is back at Liverpool’s Royal Court Theatre from 10 March to 8 April. The action unfolds on The Revolving Stage Company’s 9m diameter revolving stage; a nifty three scene revolve – sitting room, modern club and 70’s disco, flanked by a looming streetscape. The moving stage is operated by The […]
The SSE Hydro in Glasgow saw the long awaited return of the BBC comedy show Still Game to the live stage in February. The full original cast were reunited for the first time in six years. The large set was constructed on The Revolving Stage Company’s triple revolving stage measuring 4.7m to 9.1m to 13.5m […]
Director Paul Foster brings Irving Berlin’s musical Annie Get Your Gun to the Crucible Theatre this Christmas. The vast stage encompassing The Revolving Stage Company’s 9m diameter revolve, ranges from Death Valley to a cattle boat crossing the Atlantic to a New York hotel ballroom and all programmed by The Revolving Stage Company’s own programmable software package. This […]
For the Donmar’s seasonal show, director Josie Rourke bring to the stage Bernard Shaw’s 1924 play about Joan of Arc. This modern-dress version of the play sees leading lady Gemma Arterton as the Maid of Orleans – the illiterate young village girl who, guided by voices, became a soldier, a leader of men and the only […]
A new version of the timeless classic has been recreated and directed by Anthony Neilson at the Royal Lyceum, Edinburgh this Christmas. Video designer Jamie McDonald creates a brilliant balance of video, the backdrop to the ever changing stage including the moving 4.5m diameter revolving stage operated by The Revolving Stage Company’s own programmable software RevolveSolve. This production […]
Stephen Sondheim’s multi-award-winning musical comes to the stage, in Derby Theatre’s brand new co-production with Mercury Theatre Colchester. Sweeney Todd is Victorian melodrama in which poverty stalks the streets, the frenzy of the madhouse chills, the Judge sends a child to the gallows and teeth are extracted in an eye-watering manner, the atmosphere bolstered by Sara […]
The Revolving Stage Company’s 2m diameter to 4.5m diameter ‘double’ revolving stage has taken residence at the Arts Theatre, London this Autumn for the UK premiere of Murder Ballad. After its run on Broadway, Sam Yates brings the production to London as the hottest new rock musical of love, obsession and murderous desire. Murder Ballad is the tale […]
This world premiere opened at Nuffield Theatre, Southampton on 9 September. Written by award-winning play writer Nick Dear, it explores the relationship between William Shakespeare and the Earl of Southampton; what exactly did happen between them? This dramatic set was designed by Alex Lowde and saw The Revolving Stage Company’s ‘double revolve’ measuring 4m to […]
The Pride and Prejudice Tour starts at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre following a sell-out run in 2013 and features the Olivier Award-winning Matthew Kelly and Felicity Montagu as Mr and Mrs Bennet. The Revolving Stage Company returns to the venue to install their 9m diameter revolving stage where it will remain until 17 September before being […]
The Revolving Stage Company again works with Sheffield Theatres as they present the regional première of Contractions, a dark and funny play about intrusion, management and ever-decreasing privacy, by Olivier Award-winning writer Mike Bartlett. Lisa Blair’s production has a sleek, hi-tech feel, in which Fly Davis’s slowly revolving design reinforces the impression that the characters are […]
The Crucible Theatre in Sheffield once again approached The Revolving Stage Company to work with them on their World Première of the new musical by Richard Taylor and Rachel Wagstaff, based on the 1958 novel by Paul Gallico about a widowed London charwoman obsessed with buying herself a Christian Dior dress. The installation of our 6.5m to […]
Our largest triple revolving stage measuring a staggering 4.7m to 9.1m to 13.5m diameter has been in residence at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre since the middle of April. The stage has been transformed into a jungle set with pathways leading off and around the seated audience. The triple stages are each operated by our […]
The Revolving Stage Company helped this unique and ambitious production in a way that graphs and pie-charts never could. With the combination of a 10m diameter revolving stage and a large prism above the stage, the audience could watch and explore the cultural trends and social make-up of Salford. The cast consisted of 100 people […]
ITV’s popular Sunday evening 60’s police drama comes to the stage with the help of The Revolving Stage Company’s 5m revolving stage and Revolvesolve software package for programmable stage positioning. The revolving stage was taken to The Belgrade Theatre in Coventry where the set for the new theatre production was built prior to its 15 week […]
The latest production put on by The Liverpool Playhouse, “The Haunting Of Hill House”, has two revolving stages being used within the set. An 8m diameter and a 6m diameter revolving stage along with the Revolvesolve Encoder software to automate the 2 stages was installed. Identical size revolving stages were also installed in London for the rehearsal […]
At the Lighthouse Theatre in Poole, we installed a double revolving stage for the Christmas Pantomime Peter Pan. The Double Revolving Stage has a 5m diameter internal revolving stage with a ring revolve out to 7m in diameter around this. The stages move independently and are controlled by the Revolvesolve Encoder Package so that each stage can […]
The production of “Linda” by the Royal Court Theatre at Sloane Square London required a heavy duty revolving stage to rotate the 8 tonne multi levelled set for its 6 week run in the capital. The Revolving Stage Company installed a 5m diameter revolving stage along with the Revolvesolve Encoder software to take on the […]
Just to prove that its not just big budget Theatrical and Television shows that use our revolving stages, during the past month, we have installed revolving stages, software packages and additional static staging at the Bridge House Theatre Warwick School, Lichfields Garrick Theatre for the West Bromwich Operatic Society, Colfes School in South East London, Queen […]
At the Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff, we installed an 8m diameter revolving stage and static surround stage for the school edition of Les Miserable. The 130 strong cast of junior actors performed on the revolving stage, automated by The Revolvesolve Encoder Software, for the one off performance produced by Urrd Theatre Company
Bath Theatre Royal hired a 9m revolving stage plus static square surround stage and the Revolvesolve Encoder Software for their 3 week run of `She Stoops To Conquer` during July.
For the second production in succession we installed a revolving stage at the Hampstead Theatre. This time a 7.4m diameter revolving stage, surround stage and Revolvesolve Encoder Software was used for the 5 week run of “Luna Gale”.
The Revolving Stage Company have supplied Chichester Festival Theatre with a custom built double revolving stage. The low level revolving stage at just 225mm high, can be configured to be used as either a single revolving stage with a diameter of 4.2m, 6.6m or 9m, or can be used as a double revolving stage with […]
At the recently built Home Theatre in Manchester, we installed a 5m dia. revolving stage for their production of “The Funfair”. The revolving stage was programmed for the shows sequences using the Revolvesolve Encoder Software.
Hampstead Theatre`s production of “Matchbox Theatre” included one of our Ring Revolves, the 6m diameter revolving ring with a 4m diameter void in the centre, allowed for static staging to be built in its centre. The revolving ring stage was controlled using the Revolvesolve Encoder Software for programmable movement.
An 11m diameter revolving stage with Revolvesolve Software was installed at Regents Park Open Air Theatre. The revolving stage was used for the production of Hobson’s Choice, and the 4 week run was part of the summer season of theatrical shows at the open air theatre which runs from May to September.
The 2014 UK theatre tour of the Alfred Hitchcock thriller Dial M For Murder has been visiting theatres around the UK over the last four months. The set includes a 5.4m diameter revolving stage as well as the Revolvesolve Encoder Package for programmable movement of the revolve. The stage was initially installed at Colchester’s Mercury Theatre […]
At the Lyceum Theatre in Edinburgh, we installed a 3m diameter revolving stage and a 3.5m diameter revolving stage for their 3 week run of Union. Surround staging was also supplied for both revolves as was the Revolvesolve Encoder Package, the software enabled the movement of both revolving stages to be pre-programmed for sequenced moves […]