Usual Suspects

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We offer full service crew hire to support
your next event

Stage Hands

Behind every successful event, there is a dedicated team of stage hands working tirelessly to ensure that everything runs smoothly. At Usual Suspects, our stage hands are experienced professionals who understand the intricacies of event production. From setting up stages and props to coordinating lighting and sound equipment, our stage hands are skilled in various technical aspects of event management. They work closely with other team members to create a seamless production that captivates your audience.

With their expertise and attention to detail, our stage hands ensure that every element of your event is executed flawlessly. Their commitment to excellence guarantees a memorable experience for both you and you’re attendees. Choose Usual Suspects for reliable and professional stage hands who will bring your event to life with precision and expertise.


Indulge in exceptional catering services from Usual Suspects, perfect for dressing rooms, events, and more. Our talented culinary team is passionate about creating delightful dining experiences tailored to your specific needs. Whether you require nourishing meals for dressing rooms during long rehearsals or exquisite spreads for VIP events, our caterers are here to exceed your expectations. We offer a wide range of menu options, accommodating various dietary preferences and requirements.
Our dedicated team will work closely with you to design a customised menu that reflects your unique vision. From delectable finger foods to elegant multi-course meals, our culinary creations are expertly prepared using high-quality ingredients.

With an emphasis on presentation and taste, every dish is meticulously crafted to impress. Sit back and enjoy as our professional caterers take care of every culinary detail, ensuring that your dressing rooms are stocked with delicious nourishment and your events are enhanced by exceptional dining experiences.


At Usual Suspects, our wardrobe team plays a crucial role in ensuring that costumes and attire are meticulously organised and well-maintained for your event. While they do not create or pick the wardrobe, they provide invaluable support in managing and facilitating its use.
Our dedicated wardrobe specialists excel at organising, cleaning, and transporting costumes to ensure they are readily available when needed. They work closely with performers, actors, and bands to assist them in accessing and utilising the wardrobe effectively during rehearsals and performances.

With their meticulous attention to detail, our wardrobe team ensures that costumes are kept in pristine condition, ready to enhance the visual impact of your event. They also offer valuable backstage support, ensuring quick costume changes and providing any necessary assistance to the performers. At Usual Suspects, we understand the importance of a well-organised wardrobe and its impact on the overall success of your event. Trust our experienced wardrobe specialists to support you in creating a seamless and visually stunning experience for your audience.


At Usual Suspects, our runners are the backbone of any event. They are the behind-the-scenes heroes who ensure that everything is in its place and running smoothly. With a fleet of cars, vans, and 9-seat mini-busses at their disposal, our dedicated runners have the means to handle logistics efficiently. From setting up equipment to coordinating transportation, our runners go above and beyond to make sure that all supplies are delivered on time and that general support is provided throughout your event. They work seamlessly with other team members to create a seamless experience for both you and your guests.

When you choose our runner services, you can trust that every aspect of your event will be well taken care of. Our team of experienced professionals, equipped with cars, vans, and 9-seat mini-busses, will ensure that your event runs flawlessly.

Spotlight Operator

With our spotlight service at Usual Suspects, we provide dedicated professionals who specialise in operating and managing lighting equipment for your events. While they don’t create the lighting effects or set up the equipment, they play a crucial role in ensuring smooth operation and maintaining the desired lighting atmosphere. Our spotlight technicians are skilled in manning the equipment, including spotlights, to precisely illuminate specific areas or individuals on stage. They work closely with lighting designers and event organisers to execute the intended lighting cues and ensure that the spotlight effects enhance the overall ambiance.

By expertly controlling the spotlight equipment, our technicians ensure that performers and key moments are highlighted effectively, capturing the attention of the audience and creating a captivating visual experience. They are well-versed in adjusting the intensity, direction, and focus of the spotlight as needed, providing optimal lighting support throughout the event. At Usual Suspects, we understand the significance of lighting effects in creating the right atmosphere for your event. Trust our experienced spotlight service professionals to flawlessly operate the equipment and contribute to the overall success of your production.

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