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Aurora Selected For BBC Game Show

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Aurora recently completed a project for new BBC entertainment show, Can't Touch This.

The game show was filmed at the T13 Urban Sports Park and Event Space in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Hosted by Zoe Ball and Ashley Banjo, the show pits contestants against each other as they navigate their way through a huge assault course in the hope of 'touching' the ultimate prize.

Working alongside LD Gurdip Mahal and Gaffer James Tinsley, Aurora shipped an extensive equipment package to the venue to ensure the team had what they needed to spotlight all the action.

With more than 60 Spacelights, plus a variety of tungsten heads being hung to provide fill throughout the former warehouse, the venue had an almost film set feel, however the LD soon added plenty of automated fixtures to get things moving.

72 x GLP X4 fixtures provided the main wash to the set with Martin Viper Performance, Rush PARs and SGM P5's used to highlight the venue's architectural detail, while High End Show Guns and Vari Lite VL3000 Wash were also added with their high power abilities helping to fill the large space with colour.

On stage, Set Designer Julian Healey used a selection of Chromastrips and Leader Light LEDs to enhance the look, with 6 Lamp Bars creating the grid around the car, the main prize of the show.

Elsewhere, 42 x 5kW heads were integrated as key lighting, with 15/30 Source Four and 87 x Source Four Pars being used both for fill and as eye candy around the edges of the arena.

Created and produced by Northern Ireland-based independent Stellify Media for the BBC, Aurora delivered four loaded artics of equipment to the show making it amongst the largest projects the company has undertaken to date.


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