About Us

About Us

Founded in 1990 by Blackout Chairman Steve Tuck, we have grown to become the industry’s largest and most trusted suppliers of drapes, rigging and other related products. Our services range from straight forward dry-hire to full installations and bespoke pieces.

With over 65 highly dedicated employees plus a team of superb freelancers, Blackout is a company where people make the difference. We are well known for our hard-working and good-humoured crew, and we pride ourselves on the close working relationships we have established with long term and new clients alike.

We pride ourselves on the close working relationships we have established with long term and new clients alike

Our teams in London and Paris deliver a high-quality service across a wide range of sectors, from conferences, concerts, exhibitions and product launches to theatre, film, television and more.

We have the experts to help you with your event; whether you are looking for starcloth for a school play, dry-hire of pipe & drape, a kabuki drop or larger installations. Call our friendly Hire and Sales team on 020 8687 8400, or send them an email.

Need a bit of inspiration? Head over to our picture gallery or our blog.

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The Team

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FAQs

Blackout is an essential part of the production team for the MTV EMA, installing the set with such high precision. Given such a short build time, the level of communication and co-operation was so important.

Maggie Mouzakitis, MTV EMA event manager