1984 – 1991        Lighting Supervisor & Lighting Director Central Television Birmingham

1991 – 1993        Freelance Lighting Director

1993 – 1995        Lighting Director & Technical Coordinator Central Television Nottingham

1996 – 1998       Head of Lighting Measat Broadcast Network Systems Sdn. Bhd Malaysia

1998 –                Freelance Lighting Director – Training and Technical Consultant

My experience in Television Lighting expands a period of Twenty Four years commencing with employment at Central Television Birmingham for a period of 10 Years followed by a further 3 years as a Freelance Designer. I then gained employment at Carlton Studios Nottingham for a further three years and at this time was approached by Headhunters to Head the Lighting Design and Lighting Technical support Crews at a fully Digital transmission and production center based at Kuala Lumper Malaysia. This position involved both training and recruitment of personnel producing in excess of 800 hrs of programs across all genres in the first 18 months.  

I have designed for all types of program genre including Drama and Light Entertainment and high- end Graphics shoot's for promotions use and Title sequences including blue screen and motion control for 35mm Film productions. The shows that I have designed fully utilize the latest technology available including the use of moving lights e.g. Vari- Lights, Golden Scans, Cyberlights Martin Lights and LED technology these have been fully integrated with set dressing i.e. Neon tivioli and various practical lighting techniques. I have also operated several conventional and Moving light control Desk’s.

My Recent projects include being the official Lighting Consultant for OBS for all venues at the 2012 London Olympic Games, Designing The One Show for the BBC and also Crimewatch for the BBC consultancy and Training work for Dubai TV and Shanghi TV, Poland and Turkish Television, Jim Hensons Productions (The Hoobs), The BBC (The Big Experiment and Hey Big Spender) a live weekly Debate for Carlton TV (Central Weekend) and Mr Right for ITV 2.

  I have experience in single and multi camera techniques in Drama, Light Entertainment, News and current affairs and also in Promo Production on 35mm and 16mm film formats. I can also provide 3d Visuals showing near photographic reproduction if requested   Below are a few examples of productions designed over the past few years.

TV Broadcasting

The Agenda ITV

Rip Of Britain BBC

Alaraby news Studio

ChrimeWatch 2014

This Week BBC

Westminster Abbey  WW1 Centenary BBC

Sounds Of The Eighties BBC

Sunday Morning Live BBC

Film 2014 BBC

Lambing Live BBC

The One Show New Studio 

Hair BBC Three

The Genius Of Invetion BBC 2 4 x 1hr programmes

Airport Live BBC

Lighting Design for ITV Daybreak, Lorrain & Loose Women relaunch September 2012

Olympic Broadcast Services Lighting Consultant for all  London 2012 Olympic games Venues

The One Show Live From Buckingham Palace

School of Silence Lucky Day Productions for the BBC

Racing Uk New Studio

Sky TV New Arabic News Channel in Abu Dhabi

BBC Live from Westminster Hall

Huw Wheldon Lecture BBC 2

Felix Dennis Sky Arts

A Night With The Stars Brian Cox BBC 2

Lambing Live 2 BBC 2

CNBC London studio relight new set 2011

Stargazing Live BBC 2

Paranormal Live Living TV 

Film 2010 Weekly show Live BBC1

The Popes visit to uk Beatification Mass, Cofton Park Live BBC1

Lambing live ( BBC 2 )

Child In Our Time ( BBC 1 )

Noson Lawen ( S4c )

Lewis Hamilton ( Sunset & Vine )

Camilla’s fitness DVD ( Banana Split Productions )

Wimbledon   (The Tennis Channel )

Robbie Maddison ( Red Bull Tower Bridge Bike Jump )

Edd & Oucho  ( BBC Live )

CrimeWatch Live Daily  ( BBC 1 Live  )

Denise Van Outen (Fitness Video On The Box Productions)

Bwrw'r Bar  ( Avanti S4c )

Panorama Special ( Britain In The Red  BBC 1 )

Katherine Jenkins Special ( Avanti for BBC and DVD  )

Grandpa In my Pocket ( BBC Drama )

Crimewatch   (BBC)

Bunny Town ( Disney Worldwide )

The One Show ( BBC 1 Daily Live )

Igi,Tigi,Bip and Bop (Children's Show for S4C)

BBC News Persia and Arabic

News Studios Aljazeera ( New World English Network in London, Kuala Lumpar, Washington and Doha)

ITV 2 ( TV Awards )

Sudoku (Live Broadcast Sky TV )

The Exorcism ( Live Channel 4)

Planet Food  (Platinum Films )

The People’s Court ( Live ITV )

Dance Factory (Live BBC)

Press Ganged  ( ITV )

Ken Livingstone Debate  ( Live ITV )

News Studios ( Birmingham West, Birmingham East, West Country, Dubai)

Space Odyssey  (Live  BBC )

Hard Spell Abbey   ( BBC )

Brazilian Football  ( Bravo Sky TV )

Big Britain ( ITV )

Hey Big Spender  ( BBC )

Out Of The Frying Pan (ITV )

Music Uncovered   ( Carlton TV )

Brassed Off ( Live BBC )

The Police Bravery Awards  ( Sky TV )

WatchDog (Live  BBC )

Xposure (ITV )

Soul Music ( ITV )

Crossroads (ITV Network)

Mad For It (26 x Live shows ITV Network

Harry’s Mad (Children’s ITV network drama 4 series)

Midas Touch (ITV Network game Show)

Star Lives  (ITV Network ) 

Central Weekend (Live regional debate Show)

Johnny Ball Reveals All (ITV Network Children's Show)

Turner Awards (Live Channel 4)

Go Wild (Live ITV Network Children's Show)

Corporate Events

Peugeot 307 Launch

Hitch Hikers Guide To The Galaxy  ( Exhibition Science Museum London )

Peugeot Motor Show

Estee Lauder ( Cannes )




AT & T


New Look

A variety of pop videos for PMI including Cliff Richard, Status Quo, Venesa May, Level 42, The Wall ( Roger Walters in Berlin ) + many More.

I also designed a variety of syndicated shows whilst in Malaysia, including Wheel of Fortune and Lip Service for MTV.

I Hope the above information meets with your approval


David Evans

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