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The Rose Theatre Exhibition– Bankside, London
Opens September 2008

TPD were asked to co-ordinate and project manage a permanent exhibition installation at the historic Rose Theatre site, located next to the current Globe Theatre.

Using updated technology, blue screen filming and CGI rendering, we have created a “Peppers Ghost” installation, in conjunction with Bill Dudley and Paul Marcus showing filmed excerpts of Marlowe’s work once again performed within his original theatre dating back to the 1500’s by a leading A list cast.

 

Nokia GoPlay:
Old Billingsgate Market & The Ministry of Sound
August 2007

TPD were asked to venue find and manage this launch event for Helsinki based creative company, Contra Integrated Creative Services.

Playing host to an invited international press audience over two days, we created a lively environment on three floors of the Old Billingsgate Market to launch a new range of handsets, accessories and music and gaming software applications. These included a theatre style auditorium, VIP rooms and meeting areas, mobile offices and subterranean areas which explored all of the new products capabilities, making headline news.

 




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The event then moved onto the Ministry of Sound for the after party, with headline band Maroon 5 playing to the select audience, followed by top DJ’s Giles Peterson and Joey Negro.

The following day, saw a bespoke hospitality package that toured London’s famous music and sporting sites in keeping with the now launched products theming, finishing with a tour and lunch at the new Wembley stadium.




Tower Bridge Hilton Hotel Opening Party

Hilton UK
October 2006

TPD provided technical design, event management and production services for an exciting and unique opening party of the Tower Bridge Hilton Hotel for 500 guests incl. bespoke entertainment and a performance of the Blue Man Group.

Blue Man Group appearances at various events
Including UK, Europe and China
2006 - 2007




The Magic Circle Centenary Celebrations
Royal National Hotel
July 2005

TPD worked closely with The Magic Circle to create a three day conference spread over three venues at the Royal National Hotel to celebrate 100 years of The Magic Circle. The main area was a theatrical space for international magicians to perform over three nights with two adjoining spaces for conference and presentations during the day.






Miss Selfridge Autumn/Winter Collection Fashion Show

Wallace Collection
April 2005

In conjunction with Warm Rain Ltd, TPD were asked to coordinate a fashion show for ‘Miss Selfridge’ at The Wallace Collection in central London

Combining Warm Rain’s creative vision with TPD’s technical resources, we turned the traditional fashion show on its head and provided classical musicians perched on podiums high above the audience’s heads along the length of the catwalk.




A13 Wrap Party

City Hall, London LANS, February 2005

TPD were asked to production manage the wrap party to celebrate the A13 Artscape: an idea for transforming the A13. Using the masterplan for the scheme originally devised by lead artist Tom de Paor, this plan took advantage of programmed road works to involve artists in a wide range of schemes including large scale artist-designed landscapes, major light works, new sculptural commissions, street furniture, artists residencies and community projects.

A13 wrap party and exhibition took place at City Hall.


 





Ice Party
33 Portland Place
Warm Rain Ltd, December 2004

In conjunction with Warm Rain Ltd, TPD were asked to coordinate an extravagant and decadent ‘Ice Party’ at 33 Portland Place: a Christmas party for a private client.

Combining Warm Rain’s creative vision with TPD’s technical resources, this W1 Regency venue was transformed into an ultra cool venue reminiscent of a deserted home in revolutionary Russia. A sumptuous feast and an ice bar lent credence to falling snow and snow drifts as guests chilled out!

 






Wales Millennium Centre Royal Gala & Honours Night
at the Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff
Producer – Mr Producer, November 2004

TPD were invited to production manage the Royal Opening Celebrations of one of the country’s newest and most advanced arts spaces: the Wales Millennium Centre. Broadcast live by the BBC, the celebrations started on Friday evening with international stars and performers such as Dame Shirley Bassey and Dame Gwyneth Jones. On Saturday, a full programme of events culminated in a fantastic firework display in the evening by the acclaimed Groupe F.

The Official Opening Gala on Sunday was attended by Her Majesty the Queen, Prince Phillip, and the Prince of Wales. The Royal Ballet and the Kirov Ballet, WNO, Michael Ball and Jonathan Pryce to name but a few, opened the building with a gala of music, movement and drama.

 




Green Heart Partnership Launch
LANS, October & November 2004


The launch of the Green Heart Partnership announced the start of a three year programme celebrating arts and culture in Hertfordshire showcasing arts organisations. Five public art sculptures or monuments were selected to feature within the launch. Multi media commissions made of a series of performances, arts installations, dance, video projections, story telling and other events ‘animated’ the selected public art sculptures. Promoting the ambitions of Green Heart and its relationship to arts and environmental services within local authorities, the programme engages with communities, via partnerships with the youth service, education, community development and voluntary organisations. TPD were asked to production manage the launch of this partnership.





N-Gage QD Summer Promotional Tour
Nokia Mobile Phones,

July and August 2004

The N-Gage QD 2004 summer tour took place in 11 UK cities as part of another successful European tour. Largely following the same guidelines as the 2003 tour, TPD managed to site the mobile gaming roadshow in some great new locations, and some of the old favourites. Again all logistics, technical support and promotional staff were supplied and looked after by TPD as in the previous year.

 




Nokia Mobile Experience Day
Nokia UK,

London March 2004, Paris March 2004

TPD were asked to find two suitable venues for the Nokia Mobile Experience truck to park in the centre of London and Paris, for an unusual presentation from Nokia to their clients, promoting new technology from within the custom built truck. Once sited, the truck opens out into a large meeting room complete with its own network and presentation systems. A full programme of demonstrations and seminars were held within the truck throughout the day, complemented by hospitality rooms and meeting facilities at adjacent 5star hotels. TPD also organised all accommodation and travel for Nokia’s delegates.

 




The Peugeot/ Oxo Design Awards
Coin Street Community Builders, September 2003

TPD worked with Coin Street Community Builders to erect a large ESS Superstructure next to the OXO Tower on London’s South Bank to host this year’s award. The transparent superstructure allowed panoramic views of the Thames through the internally lit framework. TPD were asked to design two layouts within the structure for two separate events, firstly for the Awards ceremony and then a memorial service for a partner of the architectural practice responsible for the gentrification of the OXO Tower and surrounding buildings.

A VIP “after party” was organized in conjunction with the Peugeot Design Awards in The Barge house at the rear of the Oxo tower, full on-site security, catering, furniture, lighting, sound and AV were all provided throughout by TPD.

 




N-Gage Promotional Tour,
Nokia Mobile Phones,

August and September 2003

TPD were the UK producers for this promotional tour. Two consecutive tours covered virtually every major city in Europe, promoting the new interactive gaming handset, the N-Gage. Using a custom built truck to promote the new handset, TPD were set the task to find 2 London sites and 6 others in the UK. Armed with a team of promoters supplied by TPD, we invaded the major shopping and pedestrian areas around the UK that gave our client the footfall, target audience and retailer proximity they wanted.

 

 




N-Gage Promotional Tour,
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We provided full logistics to all of the locations including security, power, internet access, local promoters and support from both our office and on-site. The tour ended with the highest ranking players from each country coming head to head in Paris for a grand finale.





Sports Illustrated Swimwear Edition Launch Party
Highbury Customer Publications
May 2004 The Collection, London
May 2003 The Collection, London
May 2002 The Avenue, London


TPD are able to offer event and party design with branding, staging, lighting and video installation for HCP to achieve a very different feel to the launch party every year. We are able to work closely with the sponsors to achieve a different approach to each year’s event, set within some of London’s premier party locations. The party is filmed every year by MTV for one of their tailored programmes.




Global Communications Christmas Party
Global Communications PLC
December 2002

TPD were asked to design and manage a Christmas party for this Turkish based company at Wilton’s Music Hall, a very unique venue near to the city. The evening had full programme of events including a show, speeches and canapés. TPD dressed the venue using drapes, lighting, candles and flambeaux.




Life Bank Launch Event
Life Internet Bank Ltd
July 2002


TPD provided full design services for set and lighting within this impressive atrium in the city to launch a new internet banking company. We also provided catering, drinks and full technical support including plasma screen presentations and amplified sound.




Events prior to The Production Desk

Fashion Flowers Roadshow
Interflora

Covent Garden Flower Festival 2001
Vantage Events

Covent Garden Flower Festival 2000
Vantage Events