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Version 2 are trusted, independent suppliers of specialist lighting equipment rental and services to the Television, Broadcast and Event lighting industries.
EE BAFTA Film Awards
Version 2 supplies the lighting for the EE BAFTA Film Awards 2024 at the Royal Festival Hall.
Version 2 Campus Expansion
Version 2 are pleased to report they have significantly expanded their footprint at Childs Court Farm.
New Version 2 Team Members
The Version 2 Team are delighted to announce their new Central Services Team.
Cooking With The Stars 2023
Version 2 populated Versa Studios with an extensive studio lighting rig for this returning series.
BBC Glastonbury 2023
Version 2 returned to Worthy Farm to provide lighting equipment to LD Oli Richards for the BBC coverage of Glastonbury Festival.
Light Up The Nation Sheffield
Version 2 supplied LD David Bishop lighting up Sheffield Town Hall with a community gathering at the Peace Gardens.
Hot Wheels: Ultimate Challenge
Version 2 has been excited to work on a live action 10-part NBC Series of Hot Wheels: Ultimate Challenge.
Lighting For Radio Podcast EP7
Award-winning TV LD & DOP Martin Hawkins joins us for Episode 7
Lighting For Radio Podcast EP6
Award-winning TV Lighting Director Roger Williams joins us for Episode 6
Claressa Shields v Savannah Marshall
It was billed as the biggest fight in women's boxing history.
Annual Report
The success of the company continues to be attributed to having good, passionate people.
Lighting for Radio Podcast Ep5
Award-winning Lighting Designer Tom Sutherland joins us for Episode 5
Lighting for Radio Podcast Ep4
Lighting Director Bernie Davis is our guest for Episode 4.
Lighting for Radio Podcast Ep3
BAFTA award winning LD David Bishop joins us for episode 3
The Queen's Platinum Jubilee
Version 2 was proud to supply lighting to The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Party.
Version 2 acquire Finelight Ltd
We are pleased to announce the asset purchase of television lighting rental company Finelight.
Lighting for Radio Podcast
Episode 2 out now featuring Tim Routledge.
Welcome to the Team Sam Healey
Leading TV Gaffer Sam Healey joins Version 2.
Welcome to the Team Kelly Cornfield
Kelly Cornfield joins Version 2's Board of Directors.
Team News
Ollie Perry takes up new Account Manager role.
International Women's Day
Version 2 support break the bias.
Version 2 Management Team
Version 2 strengthens management team
Saracens | Version 2 Partnership
Version 2 become an Official Partner of Saracens
New Robe Fortes
V2 has made a large investment in Robe’s new FORTE moving lights with the purchase of 50 fixtures.
BOXXER | Version 2 Partnership
Version 2 become an Official Partner of BOXXER and Sky Sports Boxing
New Transport Fleet
Version 2 increase transport offerings by adding bespoke delivery vehicles.
Savannah Marshall
Version 2 are proud to be sponsoring WBO World Champion Boxer Savannah Marshall for 2021.
Welcome to the Jungle
Version 2 Lights head to Wales for I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here!
Litepanels Gemini 1 x 1
Stock update, Gemini 1 x 1, delivering the most lighting options ever seen in a 1x1 fixture.
Welcome to the Team Nigel Wray
Following the completion of a significant equity investment deal, Version 2 are delighted to welcome Nigel Wray as part of their team
Entrepreneur, Nigel Wray invests in V2
Entrepreneur, Nigel Wray invests in television lighting experts Version 2
Alan Carr's Epic Game Show
Version 2 support Tim Routledge, for ITV's all new Alan Carr's Epic Gameshow.
Glow Up: Britain's Next Make-Up Star
Version 2 join James Tinsley for BBC Three's Glow Up Series 2.
Version 2 and our industry is open
​Full reopening Monday June 1st 2020 alongside ASPEC members.
V2 Hire Joe Marter
Version 2 bolsters account management team.
V2 New Warehouse
Version 2 expands and moves into new premises in Reading.
On The Box - Winter '20
Our quarterly newsletter 'On The Box' is out - if you haven't signed up you can view and subscribe now.
The Brits Are Coming
V2 support award winning Light Designer Tim Routledge.
We're Hiring
We're currently recruiting for a Warehouse Technician at our new Reading location.
Version 2 - 2020 Move
Version 2 announce plans to relocate to a re-purposed factory in Reading.
Summer Outside Broadcasts
Supporting a growing number of crews with low energy solutions both in the studio and on location
New Ayrton Mistral
A versatile highly compact, lightweight and powerful LED spot luminaire
New Lamp Rack System
Lighting rental specialists Version 2 unveil new Lamp Rack System
The BRITs Are Coming
Find out who's been nominated at this year's launch show.
On The Box - Autumn '18
Our quarterly newsletter 'On The Box' is out - take a flick through to see what we've been up to.
On The Box - Summer '18
Our quarterly newsletter 'On The Box' is out - if you haven't signed up you can view and subscribe now.
Arctic Monkeys Live At The BBC
Supporting LD Seb Williams with a special 'retro' BBC broadcast celebrating the career of the Arctic Monkeys.
Sounds Like Friday Night
Version 2 Lights are back on board with LD Oli Richards for the second series of SLFN.
The Generation Game
​Version 2 Lights supported LD Oli Richards with the return of The Generation Game.
Stock Update - Litepanels Gemini
Version 2 Lights deliver LED precision, versatility and colour with Litepanels Gemini LED Soft Panels
Stock Update - Earthing Kits
Our new kits have been designed to enable rapid deployment of Protective Bonding for studio and location systems to meet the requirements of BS7909.
Inventory Expansion 2018
We've increased our inventory for 2018 to better serve our industry.
New Team Member
We are delighted to welcome Ollie Perry to the Version 2 team!
8 Out of 10 Cats
Popular panel show 8 Out of 10 Cats returned to our screens with an all new low energy lighting scheme.
BBC Comic Relief: Red Nose Day
This year’s star studded fund raiser was broadcast live from the O2. A stellar celebrity line up gave their time to help raise over £70 million.
Richard Osmon's House of Games
Version 2 was on hand to support Lighting Director Duncan Elsam with an exciting new game show pilot.
Level Up - Red Bull TV
Version 2 provided Lighting rigging and crew to Red Bull TV at the Backstage Centre.
Clancy Docwra Senior Managers Forum
Version 2 were tasked with lighting up Moor Park a Grade I listed Palladian mansion.
John Bishop In Conversation...
​Popular comedian, John Bishop is swapping the mic for the interview chair in this new series John Bishop In Conversation With...
Play To The Whistle
Holly Willoughby hosts the sports-themed comedy panel show, with Bradley Walsh and Frank Lampard.
Drunk History - Live Pub Quiz
Hysterically historical Drunk History hosted a live Pub Quiz.
Facing The Canon
​TV series Facing The Canon returned with renowned theologian, Speaker and writer Dr R.T. Kendall at Westminster Chapel.
Brits Awards 2017 - Facebook Live
Version 2 provided TV lighting facilities to the biggest music event of the Year.
MTV Brand New For 2017
​Last week MTV Brand New For 2017 drew to a riotous close, with a showcase gig at London's Electric Ballroom.
BBC Radio 1's Future Festival
The biggest new music event took place on Tuesday 17th January to reveal the hottest new acts of 2017.
ITV The Big Soap Quiz
This annual grudge match between ITV’s biggest soaps made a welcome return to our televisions last week.
BBC Music Sound Of 2017
The Sound Of list was started in 2003 with the aim of showcasing the most exciting rising stars.
BBC Gospel Christmas
​Singer and musical theatre star Beverley Knight and US jazz-soul-gospel singer Gregory Porter brought a feast of uplifting festive music.
​David Walliams Celebrates Dame Shirley Bassey
Viewers were invited to join Dame Shirley Bassey for a special night of entertainment, ahead of her 80th birthday.
Robbie Williams in Concert for the BBC
Rat Pack songs, Christmas classics, a vote on whether Robbie should continue rapping... Radio 2 In Concert had it all.
Brit Awards 2017 - Critics Choice
​Blues singer Rag N Bone Man has won the Brits Critics' Choice Award, singling him out as one to watch in 2017.
It's Happy Hour at Version 2
​Alan Carr is throwing open the doors to his brand new series - Alan Carr's Happy Hour.
BBC Introducing
​BBC Sound of 2017 longlisters CABBAGE were live in session for BBC Introducing last week.
Metallica - BBC Session
Metallica perform their first ever BBC session, featuring tracks from their new album Hardwired.
Tom Odell Live In Concert
​Broadcast live from the iconic BBC Maida Vale studios - Version 2 collaborated with LD Tim Routledge to light up Tom Odell In Concert.
Sonos 'You're better than this'
​Electronics and audio company Sonos is giving Londoners the chance to improve their listening experience.
Soccer AM - Primal Scream
Primal Scream touched down at Soccer AM this weekend. Version 2 were on hand supplying LD Malcolm Reed with the all new Martin MH7 Hyrbrid fixture.
New Location Distro Arrives
Our new location mains distribution systems have arrived. Ideal for for outside broadcast, studio and live events.
Inside Abbey Road
We've teamed up with LD Stuart Pring and Google today for a fun event that explores the possibilities of their new Google Cardboard.
The Great British Bake Off
We are proud to be supporting LD Oli Richards with The Great British Bake Off: An Extra Slice.

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