Uli Weber – Goodwood Revival

Posted on Jan 05 In - Events, History, News, Shows, Studio Three, Sustainability

Following on from the success of his book “Portraits”, a 20 year retrospective of his celebrity portraiture that features the likes of Daniel Radcliffe, Sting, Bruce Willis and Kylie Minogue, Uli Weber has now turned his lens to the magic of the Goodwood Revival.

The Goodwood Revival Exhibition private view fundraiser was held in Sunbeam Studio’s grand Talbot Hall, a magical step back in time, as seen through a selection of images from Uli’s book. This show was in aid of Second Chance, a charity offering help to children from disadvantaged backgrounds or with histories of abuse with all profits stemming from the show going to the charity.

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Every year Goodwood stages a highly competitive race meeting featuring the kind of cars and motorcycles that would have been at this historic circuit during the period of 1948-1966.  It offers visitors the opportunity to leave the “modern world” behind and see motor sport luminaries such as Sir Stirling Moss, Nick Mason, John Surtees, Jean Alesi and Sir Jackie Stewart racing.

Sunbeam was proud to host such a beautiful and appropriate show, bringing cars back into this former car showroom.

‘Thank you Sunbeam Studios for allowing us to exhibit in such a spectacular space, Ladbroke Hall being one of the fist purpose built car factories in Britain.’ Uli Weber

The exhibition continues in our reception gallery until the end of March


Pierce Brosnan by Jim Wright

Posted on Jun 06 In - Fashion, News, Photography, Studio Three

Studio Three recently welcomed celebrity photographer Jim Wright with acclaimed title Cigar Aficionado and their cover star renowned actor and former 007 Pierce BronsonStudio Three’s unique location style features; from the marbled floor to the opulent curtained staircase create a stunning backdrop to the image.pb1
Talent: Pierce Brosnan
Photographer: Jim Wright ( Atelier Management)
Stylist: Mark McMahon
Groomer: Ciona Johnson

Innocent Drinks

Posted on Apr 09 In - Catering Testimonials, Events, Studio Three

“Thank you – the day was PERFECT. We were thrilled with it. So appreciative of all your support in the build up. And please tell the chef that the food was delicious – everyone loved it”


Simon & Nik’s Wedding

Posted on Dec 28 In - Catering, Events, Exclusive Hire, Filming, Music, Studio One, Studio Three, Studio Two

‘Thank you SO much. We couldn’t have done it all without you, and thanks for making the night run so smoothly. I hope you enjoyed the day and night as much as we did! No one could believe how amazing the venue looked, we were so so happy with it. A big triumph!”

Simon & Nik’s Wedding at Sunbeam Studios, London from Deneemotion / Denee Media Films on Vimeo.

Powster’s Success

Posted on Nov 27 In - Filming, Music, News, Production, Studio One, Studio Three, Studio Two

Our friends at Powster are innovative and imaginative and are quickly becoming a force to be reckoned with in the digital media world. Over the past year Powster have won numerous awards, most recently being their Three Lovie awards! We are especially proud of Powster’s silver Lovie award for Paper Crows: Build EP Interactive Video shot here at Sunbeam Studios composed of 4 separate music videos and linked into one.

Plan B – Tag London
Powster also joined forces with Plan B to create what would become an extremely controversial and powerful promotional campaign, and where else but Studio Three for Powster to bring this campaign to life.
Watch what happened when Powster ‘Tagged London’. 

Leona Lewis – Glass Heart
Previous to Plan B, Sunbeam Studios produced the Leona Lewis music video for ‘Glass Heart’ that Powster created in Sunbeam Studio One. Check out the collaboration below.
Watch the Leona Lewis video produced my Sunbeam here

110 Years of Excellence at Sunbeam Studios

Posted on Sep 08 In - Cars, Catering, Events, Exclusive Hire, Fashion, Filming, Garden, History, Music, News, Photography, Production, Shows, Studio Four, Studio One, Studio Three, Studio Two, Suite A, Suite B, Suite C, Suite D, Suite E, Sunbeam's Own

A dozen pre-war Talbot motor cars with a combined age of over 1000 years returned home on Sunday 8th September to where they were made; our building, Ladbroke Hall.

Our building  was the first purpose built car factory and showroom in the UK, opening its doors in 1903 and impressively this year we celebrated the centenary of the 100 miles in 1 hour World Record, set in 1913 by a car built right here at Sunbeam’s Ladbroke Hall. Through this achievement the driver Percy Lambert became the fastest man ever over this distance – on land, sea, or air, for which he earned the status of celebrity and national hero.

With people like Winston Churchill using the building as his experimental warfare establishment in WW1, the famous Kings visit in 1918, and the long line of motoring heroes such as Percy Lambert’s achievements, our building’s history has certainly set a high bar for us to aim for.

Studio 1 showed off our photographic services with a modern studio photo-shoot of a 1933 Talbot AV105 Super Speed Brooklands Tourer, produced by Sunbeam and photographed by Mitch Payne.

Photography : Mitch Payne, Andrew Lunch                                                                                                      Location: Sunbeam Studios                                                                                                                                            Press: Classic & Sports Car ,  Metro


Posted on Aug 01 In - News, Photography, Studio Three

Todd McLellan shot these fantastic images in our Studio Three with Winkreative for Rhone. Below is a fun crew shot from the day!

behind the scenes

Clockwise from top right:

Aliki Kirmitsi – Prop Stylist / Tattersall Love
Ninja Struye De Swielande / Rhone
Darren Rogers – Art Director / Winkreative
Joel Todd – Account Manager / Winkreative
Petek Sketcher – Art Buyer / Winkreative
Lucy Benson – Prop Stylist’s Assistant
Todd McLellan – Photographer / Sugino Studio
Michael – Photographer’s Assistant
Jonathan Rose – Photographers Assistant

War Horse

Posted on Feb 06 In - News, Photography, Production, Set-Build, Studio Three

Studio 3 was the perfect location for this War Horse shoot photographed by Kevin Lynch & produced by Sunbeam, featuring Jeremy Irvine, Benedict Cumberbatch and Tom Hiddleston.

Photographer: Kevin Lynch
Production: Sunbeam

Gary Barlow: The Sexy One

Posted on Oct 30 In - Fashion, Garden, Music, News, Photography, Studio One, Studio Three

When Gary Barlow needed the flexibility to have two separate shoots and a breakaway interview space we were happy to help. Studio One housed  The Guardian , who also made great use of the garden for a few shots and a quiet place for the interview. Read the full interview here.

Photographer: Kevin Westenberg
Styling: Luke day

Hamish Brown shot Gary for the Radio Times in our Studio Three, making use of the fantastic period detailing in the room as well as the goal post set up that comes as standard with the space. See their interview here.

Photographer: Hamish Brown

Elle Decoration October 2011

Posted on Oct 01 In - News, Photography, Studio Three

Elle Decoration kitted out our Studio Three for their latest issue, featuring Neo Classical fabrics and prints.

Photographer: Anders Gramer
Photographer’s Assistant: Emma Robinson
Stylist: Finola Inger
Stylist Assistant: Rosalind Erskine
Stylist’s Assistants: Alexandra Dismorr, Clare Doughty
Elle Decoration Assistant: Harriet Loralne-Smith
Picture Editor: Rita Gormley


Posted on Sep 01 In - Fashion, News, Photography, Studio Three

Accessorize’s new Autumn/Winter 2011 collection with more than a splash of colour blocking. The set build was produced by Sunbeam and it was shot in Studio One.


Britain & Ireland’s Next Top Model 2011 on SkyLiving

Posted on Jul 26 In - Exclusive Hire, Fashion, Filming, News, Photography, Studio Four, Studio One, Studio Three, Studio Two, Suite A, Suite B

Having Elle Macpherson back to Sunbeam along with BINTM to put us through our paces was great fun.
They may be promising the feistiest series yet but even 60 fledgling models, 4 judges and a crew of over 30 was no match for our studios!
Because all our studios interconnect the BINTM crew were able to utilise all of the spaces throughout their filming here while keeping judges, crew and models separate and together at all the right times.

We were exhausted just watching them but it was a very successful filming process and we were glad it went so smoothly.
BINTM made us our own special trailer, check it out!

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