Sets for Hire

DSH Aladdin set 2 pantomime Inside the Cave - photography Steve Tanner

Aladdin – Set 1

Designed by Mark Hinton.
Portal 1 opening: 7.2m wide by 4.4m height.
Average cloth size: 9m by 5.2m drop.
This set benefits from having soft portal headers, allowing some flexibility in the portal width and height opening.

See props: Vintage Tuk Tuk, Flying Carpet, Haunted Bedroom.

Available for Hire *

This is a wonderfully colourful set with a great sense of depth created in all the scenes.

Also available for hire are three flying carpet effects.

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DSH Aladdin set 2 pantomime Cave Entrance

Aladdin – Set 2

Designed by Alexander McPherson.
Portal 1 Opening: 7m wide by 4.5m height.
Cloth size: 9m wide by 6m drop.

See props: Vintage Tuk Tuk, Flying Carpet, Haunted Bedroom.

Available for Hire *

* Currently booked between 15th November 2021 and 10th January 2022. Available all other times.

This beautiful set has been freshly built by DSH. The lanterns in the portal have been painted in UV to give them that extra zing.

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DSH Beauty and the Beast pantomime Village Scene

Beauty and the Beast

Designed by Nigel Hook with additions by Alexander McPherson
Portal 1 opening: flexible due to it being hard legs and soft borders.
Between 7m and 8m wide by 4.5m to 5.5m height.
Cloth size: 11m wide by 6m drop.
This traditional set has a medieval French style and benefits from several new cloths and re-builds.

See props: Transformation Throne

Available for Hire *

* Currently booked from 1st December 2020 to 1st January 2021. Available all other times.

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DSH Cinderella set 1 Palace Ballroom Walkdown

Cinderella – Set 1

Set designed by the late John Elvery.
Portal 1 opening: 8.6m wide by 4.5m tall.
Average cloth size: 11m wide by 6m drop.

See props: Cinderella Coaches

Available for Hire

This is a most beautifully designed and painted Cinderella set that really has the wow factor. It has to be seen to be believed.

We have three different Cinderella coaches available for hire, The Pegasus (pictured below) is an amazing automated hydraulic coach. There is also a beautiful Trucked coach and horses, and one that can be drawn by two small, real ponies.

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DSH Cinderella set 2 Palace Garden Front Cloth

Cinderella – Set 2

Designed by Alexander McPherson
Portal 1 opening: 7.5m wide by 4.6m height
Cloth size: 11m wide by 6m drop

See props: Cinderella Coaches

Available for Hire *

* Currently booked between7th December 2021 and 3rd January 2022. Available all other times.

This stunning set was created by DSH in 2016 and has enjoyed each subsequent season since then. Also available for hire are a choice of beautiful Cinderella coaches including our amazing Pegasus coach pictured below.

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DSH Dick Whittington set 1 The Guild Hall Walkdown

Dick Whittington – Set 1

Designed by Mark Hinton.
Portal 1 opening: 7.3m wide by 4.4m height.
Maximum cloth size: 9m wide by 5.2m drop.

See props: Rocking Gallery, Shell Throne.

Available for Hire

This is a beautifully colourful and charming set with great depth. Although the cloth sizes appear quite small, this set is perfect for mid-scale venues. It benefits from hard portal legs and soft borders enabling it to suit a variety of prosceniums and stages.

For that added element of entertainment, there is an hilarious “Rocking Galley” scene available for hire.

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Dick Whittington set 2 - dockside scene - photography Steve Tanner

Dick Whittington – Set 2

Designed by Alexander McPherson.
Portal 1 opening: 7.2m wide by 4.5m wide.
Cloth size: 10m wide by 5.8m drop.

See props: Rocking Gallery, Shell Throne.

Available for Hire

This set was built by DSH for the 2015 pantomime season. True to form, Alex designed us a brilliantly traditional and versatile set, with the added feature of an optional 2m centre extension for portal 1.

We also have a marvellous rocking galley effect, seen below, that will give guaranteed slapstick to your ship-wreck scene.

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DSH Jack and the Beanstalk set 2 pantomime Jack 1 Walkdown

Jack and the Beanstalk – Set 1

Designed by Alexander McPherson
Portal 1 opening from 7.6 up to 9.4m by up to 4.8m height
This set benefits from hard legs and soft borders with a central overlapping join in the borders allowing maximum flexibility.
Cloth size: 12m wide by 6.5m drop

See props: Ice Cream Van, Ice Cream Bike, Inflatable Beanstalk, Magic Beanstalk.

Available for Hire *

* Currently booked from 7th November 2021 through to 3rd January 2022. Available all other times.

This is the largest of our Jack and the Beanstalk sets with the booked flats having an average size of
5m tall by 4m wide once opened out.

We also have three amazing giants available for hire, and three beanstalks as well as some fun extras including a comedy Ice-cream van, and a “Dairy” tricycle.

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DSH Jack and the Beanstalk set 2 pantomime Village scene

Jack and the Beanstalk – Set 2

Designed by Alexander McPherson
Portal 1 opening 7m wide (increasing to 9m with a central insert in the portal headers) by 4.8m height.
Cloth size: 11m wide x 6m drop

See props: Ice Cream Van, Ice Cream Bike, Inflatable Beanstalk, Magic Beanstalk.

Available for Hire

This Jack set is another traditional design by Alex. It has a moving waterwheel in the village scene and a lovely garden scene for the finale.

We also have three amazing giants available for hire, and three beanstalks as well as some fun extras including a comedy Ice-cream van, and a “Dairy” tricycle.

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DSH Jack and the Beanstalk set 3 pantomime Dame Trott's Dairy

Jack and the Beanstalk – Set 3

Designer unknown with additions by Rebecca Lee.
Portal 1 opening: 6.1m wide (can be extended to 7.1m) by 4.7m height.
Maximum cloth size 11m wide by 5.5m drop.

See props: Ice Cream Van, Ice Cream Bike, Inflatable Beanstalk, Magic Beanstalk.

Available for Hire *

* Currently booked between 20th November 2021 and 3rd January 2022. Available all other times.

Ideal for the smaller venue or one with difficult sight lines, this set has the choice of either hard portal headers or soft borders with the latter giving you slightly more flexibility in terms of the width of the portal openings.

We also have three amazing giants available for hire, and three beanstalks as well as some fun extras including a comedy Ice-cream van, and a “Dairy” tricycle.

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DSH Peter Pan pantomime London Rooftops

Peter Pan

Designed by Alexander McPherson.
Portal 1 opening: 9.2m wide by 5m height with an optional 2m wide extension.
Average cloth size: 11.8m wide by 6m drop.

Available for Hire

This is a beautifully rendered set for Peter Pan evoking the mystery and aura of this classic tale in all it’s scenes.

The Crocodile pictured below is also available for hire.

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DSH Robin Hood Pantomime Robin Hood's Den - Steve Tanner

Robin Hood

Set designed by Colin Winslow with additions by Alexander McPherson.
Portal 1 opening: 7.8m wide by 4.8m tall
Cloth size: 11m wide by 6m drop

See props: Archery Target, Talking Trees.

Available for Hire

This is a superb set, once again designed in the traditional style. This set benefits from being predominantly cloths, so is quick and easy to fit-up and run.

It also has the choice of either hard tree legs and headers for portal’s 2 and 3 or soft legs and borders. Take a look at our amazing Archery Target and spooky Talking Trees that can give this production the extra wow factor.

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DSH Sleeping Beauty pantomime Palace Ballroom

Sleeping Beauty

Portal 1 opening can range from 7.4m to 11.8m width with a height of 5m.
Cloth size 12m wide by 6m drop.
This set can also be used for Cinderella.

Available for Hire

Originally built at The Northcott Theatre in Exeter, this marvellously bright and colourful set will compliment any production of Sleeping Beauty or Cinderella. The portals are adjustable to cope with a range of proscenium widths.

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