Author Archives: PTB

Stephen Joseph Theatre Scarborough – Dimmer Upgrades

Future Proofing With the introduction of LED light fittings into the performance lighting market, the Stephen Joseph Theatre were looking to replace their ageing Compulite Dimmer installation and decided to install five ETC ColorSource ThruPower Racks. This meant a radicalisation of the existing infrastructure. Working with the Chief Electrician, Paul Stear, Push The Button provided […]

Royal Academy Of Music – Susie Sainsbury Theatre and Angela Burgess Recital Hall

Hidden behind the listed façade of the Royal Academy of Music’s Edwardian premises, surrounded by Grade I and Grade II listed buildings and located within the Regent’s Park conservation area, two distinct, outstanding performance spaces have been designed by Ian Ritchie Architects, alongside contractors Geoffrey Osborne Ltd, and seamlessly integrated within the historic site. Following its […]

P&O Dry Docks 2017

Local Entertainment System Upgrades, Arcadia and Oceana. P&O Cruises tendered works to be carried out on two ships whilst in dry dock, to be carried out consecutively in Hamburg, Germany. Push The Button worked with Carnival UK’s entertainment department. The team worked on the Arcadia to deliver local entertainment system upgrades to the Rising Sun, […]

Shaftesbury Theatre Dawlish – Production Lighting Upgrades

Production Lighting Upgrades Following the installation of new pile winches and hemp flying bars in 2015, Push The Button worked with the staff and volunteers at the Shaftesbury Theatre Dawlish to overhauled their production lighting. All of the twin and earth cables were removed and replaced with a galvanised trunking system and custom internally wired […]

Guildhall School of Music and Drama – Silk Street

Silk Street Theatre, Production Lighting Upgrades Push The Button worked with Theatre Projects on a performance specification to provide an ETC Sensor Dimming replacement to the ageing legacy Strand LD90 Dimmers, together with a comprehensive LED working light and house lighting system. As this is a Grade II listed building, considerable work was undertaken to […]

Bristol Hippodrome – LED House Lighting

Designed by theatre architect Frank Matcham for Oswald Stoll, the Bristol Hippodrome first opened its doors in 1912. This project saw Push The Button (PTB) approached to design, supply and install a LED houselighting system to retrofit into the Grade II listed auditorium. The project that followed was to become the world’s first installation of […]

National Theatre – Lyttelton Theatre House Lighting

Lyttelton Theatre House Lighting The National Theatre are very conscious of the collective load of their multiple auditorium house light systems. Energy saving was the driving force behind replacing all of the Lyttelton fittings with LED alternatives. Push The Button worked with GDS to provide a custom approach for the Stalls Downlights and Auditorium Wall […]

National Theatre – Lyttelton Theatre Production Lighting

Lyttelton Theatre Production Lighting Upgrades The National Theatre management decided to remove the distributed dimming from the Lyttelton Theatre and revert back to a central dimmer room. Push The Button worked with Lighting Resources to facilitate the design. Push The Button also undertook the replacement of two legacy distribution boards (TP1 and TP2) which had […]

Sense – Touchbase

Flexible Learning and Performance Space Sense have relocated to a new purpose-built premise in Selly Oak Birmingham, housed within the building is a flexible learning and performance space. Push The Button worked with Laura Benson and Stephanie Tyrell to install a small infrastructure of Lighting, Audio and Video to meet their budget and expectations. Push […]