Welcome to Ben Taylor's Website all about me as a freelance technician


 Training And Qualifications


The Central School of Speech and Drama

BA (Hons) in Theatre Practice Specialising in Production Lighting


Pyrotechnics training course run by Just FX

Working at height safety awareness course

Full Clean UK Driving License since 2004

UK Shotgun Licence

Welding Course in Mig welding

Health and Saftey Passport

Ipaf trained in 3a (Mobile vertical) and 3b (Mobile Boom)

Skills: GrandMA lighting console range, Strand 500 range, ETC Congo/EOS consoles , PA Testing, Cleaning Martin fixtures, trained Vari-Lite technician, Pyrotechnics trained,

Mig Welding, Set construction, competent weapons handler, MS Office and Apple equivalent.

Member of:

Association of lighting designers (ALD)

Association of Stage Pyrotechnicians


Previous Employment:

To see individual project pages click on the production name (the ones available are underlined)

Date Venue Production/Event Role
February 10- Present Various Trafalgar Lighting LTD Project Technician
July 06- Present Emirates Stadium Arsenal Football Club Bar Manager/ Office admin
June 10 Ludlow Castle Othello Lead Technician
November 09 -January 10 Millfield Theatre Aladdin Chief Electrician
April-November 09 Science Museum Wallace and Gromit Exhibition Venue Technician
June-July 09 Ludlow Festival Romeo and Juliet Production Electrician
March 09 Wolverhampton Grand West End Story Lighting Designer/Operator
February 09 Theatre Royal Windsor Annie Follow Spot Operator
January 09 Millfield Arts Center Elvis Operator
November 08-January 09 Millfield Arts Center Cinderella Production Electrician
August-November 08 Alton Towers Scarefest Technician
August 08 Unicorn Theatre The fiddler Programmer
June-July 08 Ludlow Festival Richard 3rd Programmer/ Operator
February 08 Embassy Studio Chips With Everything Armourer
Autumn 07 Somerset Slaughterhouse (film) Special Effects Supervisor
September 07 Earls Court PLASA Fit up/ Get out Crew
July-September 07 PRG Greenford PRG Europe Moving Light Technician
June 07 Ludlow Festival Comedy of Errors Production Electrician
May 07 Embassy Studio Loyal Women Chief Electrician
March 07 20/20 Casting Light Casting Lighting Designer
Autumn 06 Embassy Theatre Absolute Hell Assistant Chief Electrician
Autumn 06 Embassy Theatre Paradise Lost Assistant Chief Electrician
September 06 Earls Court PLASA / ETC LTD Sales Assistant
July 06 Ludlow Festival The counterfeit stones Follow spot operator
July 06 Ludlow Festival A Mid-summer nights Dream LX Crew/ Board Operator
Summer 06 Greenwood Theatre Missing Melanie Lighting Designer
June 06 Old Vic Central Centenary Follow Spot Operator
May 06 Central School Hamlet Media Programmer
May 06 Arcola Theatre Silverland Lighting and Media Technician

If you wish to contact me in regards to any job please do so on: Ben@B-Taylor.co.uk

I aim to respond within 24 hours but it can take longer