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Stage Hire: The Heart Of Your Event Or Festival

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POSTED BY DAVID PIBWORTH ON 11/04/2017 @ 8:00AM

Spring is here and we're heading towards the busy time for my stage hire business. If you're having an event or a local festival, the staging I offer will be perfect, whatever your requirements ...

Now is the time to think about stage hire for your event or festival.

Now is the time to think about stage hire for your event or festival.

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I have two different styles of staging you can hire. One is the 7.5m by 6m mobile stage which comes on a trailer and we deliver it to site, set it up then take it away at the end of the day. The other is our collection of 2m by 1m sections that can be configured to any size you want, and we can even alter the height for you too.

"We have disabled ramps, safety rails, steps and a black valance available too."

One thing we are hiring the portable staging out for more and more is for multi-level work for choirs, as we have a selection of leg heights ranging from 200mm (very low) through 400mm (usual height for bands). We can go to 600mm and up to 1000mm which is pretty high and only really used for theatre work where bedrooms are required on a multi-level stage. It was used for the stage production of Fawlty Towers for the bedroom scenes.

We are pretty quick at putting the staging up, and I've been trying to think of a tag line for it as I always rather liked the line they had for the Mini car many years ago which was 'Nips in and out like Ronnie Biggs'.

For those youngsters who have not a clue who he was, he was one of the train robbers and he had a habit of escaping and keeping one step ahead of the law. The establishment got all cross about glamorising a thief, but ... well, it sold Mini's.

"So I'm still scratching my head but I expect I'll come up with something."

Anyway, there you have it. The stages are available for hire and you are welcome to come and have a look at them at our storage so I can show you what we can do and here's the website with everything you need to know, including pricing.

Until next time ...

DAVID PIBWORTH


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More about David Pibworth ...

David is the owner of David Pibworth Productions (DPP) which provide corporate entertainment and also actors for corporate training and development.

Having worked in the Light Entertainment field for many years and produced shows for Al Murray & Joe Pasquale amongst others, David is in a position to advise on well-known comedy and musical acts. DPP also represent Ray Galton and Alan Simpson's scripts which include Hancock's Half Hour and Steptoe and Son.

He is the director of MK Theatre of Comedy who are very well known locally for their stage adaptations of classic comedy scripts such as Fawlty Towers, The Vicar of Dibley, Allo Allo and many others.

He is a long-standing member of Equity and the Directors Guild of Great Britain and has acted in, and directed, many productions over the years, mainly in Light Entertainment, but with occasional forays into Shakespeare etc. Every Christmas he is contracted as an Ugly Sister in Cinderella, currently with 'That's Entertainment' who also use him as a director.

He teaches eccentric magic for The Pauline Quirke Academy and MKTOC also run a youth drama school in Olney from the DPP offices.

David maintains his busy lifestyle is a surefire way to avoid being on any committees. He is married to Julie, and they have one daughter, Esther and live in Clifton Reynes, surrounded by dogs, cats and horses. They live so close to the church that David has instructed his daughter - when he dies and not before - to fire him over the wall from a circus cannon.