Robe On Location

Robe connects with live entertainment industry people, personalities, influencers and trend-setters from around the world … talking about projects, opinions, experiences, inspirations and topics of interest from a cool location somewhere on our crazy planet … 

On Location 10 – Tim Routledge at Bushy Park, Richmond, UK
On Location 10 – Tim Routledge at Bushy Park, Richmond, UK

We met multi-award winning lighting designer Tim Routledge on a frost morning at Bushy Park in the London Borough of Richmond, UK … and chatted about his career beginnings, his talented team of associates, a selection of lockdown projects and some memorable moments …

On Location 9 – Chris Moylan at Motorwerk Berlin, Germany
On Location 9 – Chris Moylan at Motorwerk Berlin, Germany

We met lighting designer and programmer Chris Moylan at one of Berlin’s fabulous industrial venues - Motorwerk - where he chatted about lighting, programming, creating light art and the importance of live entertainment and performance to well-being … as well as life in the dynamic metropolis of Berlin.

On Location 8 - James Dacre at Royal & Derngate in Northhampton, UK
On Location 8 - James Dacre at Royal & Derngate in Northhampton, UK

We caught up with the incredibly busy James Dacre – artistic director of the Northampton Royal & Derngate Theatre in the UK. He gives the low down on “Made in Northampton”; the importance of theatre in the community; and the technical and creative skills that are vital to keeping the sector fresh, dynamic, and evolving!

On Location 7 – Christopher Bauder in Lichtenberg, east Berlin, Germany
On Location 7 – Christopher Bauder in Lichtenberg, east Berlin, Germany

Christopher Bauder of WhiteVOID and Kinetic Lights is a world-renowned light artist and inventor, known for his ground-breaking creations like SKALAR and Apologue. We caught up with him in Lichtenberg, east Berlin and chatted about his work and “Dark Matter” and exciting new exhibition and light art gallery space which is opening early in 2021!

On Location 6 - Haydn Cruickshank at Teesside Autodrome
On Location 6 - Haydn Cruickshank at Teesside Autodrome

Vroom Vroom!!!! We chased British Pro Drift Championship racer Haydn “H” Cruickshank all the way to Teesside Autodrome in the UK … and chatted about the art of drifting and the science of his amazing drift supercar (H also owns one of the UK’s most successful lighting and visuals rental companies, Colour Sound Experiment).

On Location 5 – Elliot Baines at the North Yorkshire - Gordale Scar
On Location 5 – Elliot Baines at the North Yorkshire - Gordale Scar

We visited the remote, peaceful, and stunningly beautiful wilds of North Yorkshire - Gordale Scar in particular - to catch up with young lighting designer Elliot Banes of SpiralStageLighting and chat about lighting, vlogging and dreaming big!

On Location 4 - Andy Webb at the Cirencester Abbey in Gloucestershire
On Location 4 - Andy Webb at the Cirencester Abbey in Gloucestershire

We rocked up to the leafy green grounds of Cirencester Abbey in Gloucestershire, UK … to catch up with lighting designer and director Andy Webb from Tigz Creative, and chat about the crazy, surreal, trippy, and fun world of pantomime! A very English performance genre!

On Location 3 - Gordon Torrington at the Margate and Dreamland
On Location 3 - Gordon Torrington at the Margate and Dreamland

We travelled to Margate and Dreamland, a classic and popular theme / amusement park on the east coast of the UK to catch up with Gordon Torrington from rental company Liteup … and hear about some of the projects he’s been involved with this summer including #TechsOnTheDecks and #WeMakeEvents as well as the Hot Chip livestream he was working on at Dreamland.

On Location 2 - Philip French at the Peachy Playhouse in Guildford, Surrey
On Location 2 - Philip French at the Peachy Playhouse in Guildford, Surrey

For this week’s On Location, we visited the Peachy Playhouse in Guildford, Surrey, UK … a new and successful socially distanced live performance / entertainment concept that ran over the summer as a direct response to the Coronavirus pandemic. Philip French explains the ideas and challenges he and the team faced in staging this innovative event …

On Location 1 - Steven Haynes at the Greenwich Peninsula, London
On Location 1 - Steven Haynes at the Greenwich Peninsula, London

Robe caught up with Steven Haynes during a #WeMakeEvents / #LightItInRed event at Magazine London, a popular venue on the Greenwich Peninsula in London … to chat about some of the industry campaign work of the summer amongst other things …

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