TIN SHED is a creative workshop in Hampshire, combining design, scenery construction, a cnc routing service and bespoke carpentry. James Lewis has worked on a wide variety of projects and brings technical knowledge and creative flair to all his work
TIN SHED scenery builds for a wide variety of companies working in theatre, film, television, events, installations, exhibitions and schools.
TIN SHED consists of a group of talented freelancers who bring specific skills to each project to complement the core team, lead by James Lewis. This includes carpenters, metalworkers, scenic artists, electricians and many other very skilled people. We also have strong relationships with other technical companies who we will outsource work to when specific processes are needed.
We often work with companies from the initial ideas of a project through to the opening night; designing, building and occasionally touring the production. This helps in many ways but most importantly it gives us a complete understanding of the production and how the set design and construction fits into the show as a whole.
Being part of the process from start to finish allows TIN SHED greater certainty in delivering the design and final product on time and on budget. The company has experience of the rigours of festivals and international touring and understands implicitly that the construction of a set is as important as the appearance.
Based just two minutes from junction 7 of the M3, near Basingstoke in Hampshire, we are ideally placed to work with a wide range of projects across the south and south west of England. Saying that, recent TIN SHED productions have been performed in London’s West End and other London venues, as well as venues in England, Scotland, Wales, The Edinburgh Fringe Festival, New Zealand, Greece, Armenia and at The Sydney Opera House, Australia.
by Eve Leigh
Produced by HighTide and Loose Tongue in association with Bush Theatre
Director Roy Alexander Weise
Set & Costume Designer Jemima Robinson
Lighting Designer Amy Mae
Sound Designer Odinn Orn Hilmarsson
Production Manager Steve WatlingSet & Costume Photographer Helen Murray