The Super Theatre, featuring all five presenters, Jason Bradbury, Pollyanna Woodward, Suzi Perry, Ortis Deley, Jon Bentley, at The Gadget Show Live has been extended this year to cater for 2,000 more people per show (each show seats 6,000 people and takes place three times daily), following increasing popular demand.
The stage show is an hour long, high energy, live theatre version of the TV show featuring tech challenges and audience competitions with Suzi Perry, Ortis Deley, Jon Bentley, Jason Bradbury and Pollyanna Woodward. The Super Theatre performance promises to excel itself on last years show, with the five presenters with some amazing technology and challenges in a massive new 6,000 seat arena.
The Gadget Show Live takes place at Birmingham’s NEC from 11 to 15 April and, in addition to the live stage show, offers more interactive features than ever before and the chance to test out and buy the latest gadgets. Now in its fourth year, the event is widely recognised as the best place to see, try and buy the latest consumer technology. With three of the five days already sold out only limited tickets remain available for the 11 th and 12 th of April. Tickets can be booked online at www.gadgetshowlive.net.
Visitors to The Gadget Show Live can also sit on the famous red sofa from the TV programme and present their own short version of the show, which will be filmed and then appear on the Gadget Show Live ( www.gadgetshowlive.net) website.
This studio-based format of the show is being replaced in the next series (starting in April), with the new series featuring Jason and Pollyanna who will undertake an international gadget road trip. From Abu Dhabi to Silicon Valley, from New York to Monaco, the pair of gadget experts will give their verdict on the very latest high-street tech, as well as stopping off to showcase more cutting-edge technology.
For more information about exhibiting or booking tickets for The Gadget Show Live 2012, visit www.gadgetshowlive.net.
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Notes to editors ( www.gadgetshowlive.net )
Based on Five’s primetime technology programme, The Gadget Show Live is aimed at an audience of families, men and women who are keen to see, try and buy the latest must have technology. The 2011 event attracted a record 104,759 attendees (up 50% on 2010) with 20,000 consumers visiting each day. The 2010 event attracted 66,114 attendees, and the launch event in 2009 had 30,646 visitors and 154 exhibitors who promoted the latest in computing, photography mobile communications, gaming, home entertainment and in-car technology. The Gadget Show Live 2012 is open to the public from 11 to 15 April 2012 at the NEC Birmingham, with a dedicated trade and press day on 10 April.
Tickets available from www.gadgetshowlive.net . All tickets will also incur in additional 99p booking fee), prices below:
FULL DAY ENTRANCE ONLY TICKET NB: Friday/ Saturday/Sunday tickets fully sold out:
Adults - £14.99
Children aged 5 to 12 years - £7.99
Children under 5 – FREE (plus 99p booking fee)
FULL DAY EVENT ENTRANCE including standard SUPER THEATRE TICKET:
NB: Friday/ Saturday/Sunday tickets fully sold out:
Adults - £24.98
Children aged 5 to 12 years - £17.98
Children under 5* – FREE
*Under 5s are welcome to join their parents at the Live Shows in the Super Theatre. However, it is advised that as the Live Show will contain loud noises and pyrotechnics it may not be suitable for smaller children. Smaller children are welcome to share their parents’ seat at no extra charge, however those wanting to purchase an individual seat can purchase a ticket for £9.99
Tickets are unlikely be available to purchase on the door.
Opening hours are 9am to 6pm each day. The Super Theatre live performances will take place daily at 10.45am, 1.45pm and 4.30pm.
Floor plan available here; http://brochure.gadgetshowlive.net/floorplan.php
For further press information, interviews and photography, please go to www.gadegtshowlive.net/MediaHub
If you can’t find the information online, please contact
Vicki Hughes or Penny Schroder-Smith
Fugu PR Gadget Show Live Consultants
T: 01273 550995
M: 07778 774962 / 07775 513541
For Channel Five enquiries please contact:
Channel 5 Press Office
T: 020 8612 7751