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030293666 posts since 16 Apr 2007
HTV Wales Wales Today
Good morning!

Apologies if this question may have been asked in the past. But I was wondering what happened to old set pieces? Take GMB and This Morning for example, when they moved into TVC the TM set is identical to the last, and the GMB Is similar to the last. So what happens to the old ones as they wouldn't have been used in the TVC "era".

Are they recycled for other sets or destroyed?
Inspector Sands12,459 posts since 25 Aug 2004
'Permanent sets' like those used for news will normally have any useful bits taken off them and then what's left thrown away.

Traditional studio sets are made up of 'flats' which are wooden frames with one flat surface which are then painted with whatever wall covering is required. When they aren't needed they strip them back to the flat and that's reused for the next set. The flats are

See here:
http://www.cybercollege.com/sets.htm
Last edited by Inspector Sands on 14 September 2018 11:29am
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030293666 posts since 16 Apr 2007
HTV Wales Wales Today
'Permanent sets' like those used for news will normally have any useful bits taken off them and then what's left thrown away.

Traditional studio sets are made up of 'flats' which are wooden frames with one flat surface which are then painted with whatever wall covering is required. When they aren't needed they strip them back to the flat and that's reused for the next set. The flats are

See here:
http://www.cybercollege.com/sets.htm


Really interesting site! Thanks for that, Inspector Sands Smile