Theatreplan strengthens practice with two new appointments

We are pleased to announce the appointment of two new partners to the practice. With appointments that took effect from 1stOctober, Michael Atkinson and Paul Connolly join current partners, Roger Fox, Dave Ludlam, Clive Odom, Mathew Smethurst-Evan and John Whitaker. Michael first joined Theatreplan as an Associate in April 2014 where he designed the stage and working light control systems as well …

Theatreplan expands into Asia-Pacific with creation of Theatreplan (HK) Ltd

We are pleased to formally announce our  expansion into the Asia-Pacific region with the opening of Theatreplan (HK) Ltd. in Hong Kong.   The new practice, which is already operational, is being managed by our Senior Consultant, Robin Auld. The move follows our success in securing the contract with the West Kowloon Cultural District Authority (WKCDA) to provide theatre consultancy …

Robin Auld joins Theatreplan as Senior Consultant

With its recent success in securing significant new work in the Far East, Theatreplan has appointed Robin Auld as a Senior Consultant. His immediate role will be as Project Leader on the Black Box Theatre project, one of the first performing arts venues to be delivered in the West Kowloon Cultural District. Robin will be managing the project on the ground in Hong …

Theatreplan welcomes Michael Atkinson

Theatreplan is pleased to announce that lighting specialist Michael Atkinson, previously an Associate with the practice, has joined the team as a Partner. He comes to us after a 25-year career at the National Theatre, where he rose through the management team to become Head of Lighting Resources.   Michael has unique skills,being an experienced consultant and technician in a …

Richard Brett (1939-2014): A Tribute by Richard Pilbrow

Richard Brett passed away on January 9, peacefully at home at age 74, after a brave struggle with cancer. Richard was chairman and senior partner of Theatreplan LLP.  Richard was an innovator and a brilliant engineer skilled in many disciplines. He created the role in Great Britain of the modern professional theatre consultant, and while his personal speciality was stage …

Richard Brett (1939 – 2014)

We are sorry to bring some very sad news.  Richard Brett, widely regarded as being one of the greatest theatre engineers of our time, has died. He had been living with cancer for over a year. However, since the beginning of December, Richard’s condition worsened rapidly and he died peacefully at home on Thursday 9 January. We appreciate that this …