Professional Lighting Director & Design


Tom Kinane is a multi-award-winning lighting director whose vast body of work includes some of Britain’s most iconic television programmes from Premier League football matches to light-entertainment favorite Ant and Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway.

The quality and breadth of Tom’s work have made him highly respected in the industry.

Tom brings together the appropriate team for the job to make fantastic pictures for any production. As well as designing great lighting, he adds a bit of fun and humour to every job, making him a pleasure to work with


Tom has been honoured three times by the Royal Television Society.He received the RTS’s prestigious Craft and Design award for lighting for multi-camera for his work on SMTV Live and CD:UK in 1999 and 2000. He won again for his work on Dancing on Ice in 2006.

Current Projects

  • Series 12 The Chase
  • Pointless
  • Tipping Point

Sing China

  •  Oct 1st: Consult on SING CHINA with Woodroffe/Bassett Design .
  • The Venue Birds Nest Stadium .  Bejing

Main Lighting Design Team was WOODROFE BASSETT DESIGN , with Adam Bassett Lighting Designer , Terry Cook assisting . Seb Williams co ordinating the Rig . Luke Chantrell looking after Vision Control and cameras . WBD were engaged by Guan Yue International who specialise in bringing Outside expertise to Chinese Products . They were very professional in there approach a great team in Yan He ,Yang Qiung and not forgetting Sizhe Huang who made sure we we never hungry . The Show was performed in front of 40,000 plus audience , and went out as Live . The Chinese Production Company were by all accounts very pleased with the results . His official roll was Broadcast Lighting Director .


Light Entertainment

Ant & Decs Saturday Night Takeaway

Dancing on ice

National Lottery

The Feelgood Factor

Dont forget the lyrics

Alan Carrs Celebrity Ding Dong

Noels HQ Hole in the wall


Itll be alright on the night

The X Factor

Game Shows


The Krypton Factor

The Colour of Money

Wogans perfect recall

Spinstar Divided

The kids are alright

Sell me the answer


Reality Shows

Im a celebrity… ‘Series 1, Australia Love Island, Fiji

Playing it straight,

Mexico Beauty and the geek

The Match

Nothing but the truth

Britains next top model

Soccer Aid

Taste the nation

Chat Shows

The Dame Edna treatment

The Charlotte Church show

Graham Norton V

Graham Norton

The Frank Skinner show

Music Shows


Specials with:



Bon Jovi

Britney Spears


Different set, Same magic Lighting.

Jules Fuller

Producer, National Lottery

Thanks once again Tom, Great looking Show.

John Ireland

Producer, Secret Fortune

Use of colour and projection highly original.

Comment By Judge, DOI Awards

Thank you so much for all your hard work for this year’s South Bank Show Awards. We were all thrilled with the result and thought it really brought the show up to date with a new stunning look.

Producer , The South Bank Show

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