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HSL has supplied the upcoming BBC Series “Hole In The Wall” with 300 square metres of SoftLED curtaining, 160 Pulsar ChromaStrips, 60 i-Pix Satellite LED bricks, 24 JTE PixelLines and 20 Vari*Lite VL 1000 moving lights and a WholeHog 3 console for control.
Lighting for the 10 part series – due for screening in the autumn – is designed by Tom Kinane. The eye-catching set was designed by Richard Plumb, and Svend Pedersen worked closely with Kinane in programming and operating all the LED, digital lighting and moving lights. Another important element of this winning visual equation was BBC vision controller Jim Murphy, and HSL’s project manager wasSean McGlone.
Hosted by Dale Winton, the show features two teams led by Anton De Beke and Darren Gough. Each team has 3 lycra-clad celebrities who have 7 seconds in which to jump through a tracking wall with variously shaped holes …. Or end up head first in a swimming pool!
For Kinane, the installation of the swimming pool into one end of studio TC8 at BBC’sWood Lanefacility meant the loss of 6 ft of headroom, which in turn affected the way he lit the set elements and action. Richard Plumb came up with a set design incorporating 10 More >