Jan 2016 | International
Lining the NTA’s Red Carpet

For the 6th year running, Mojo Barriers was entrusted to supply crowd safety barriers to the glitzy 21st anniversary of the National Television Awards at London’s O2 Arena, 20th January 2016.

This year saw the live TV ceremony, hosted by Dermot O’Leary, award EastEnders Best Serial Drama, Suranne Jones scooped Drama Performance, Best Newcomer went to Shayne Ward and Ant & Dec won Best Presenter for a 15th year running.

Kevin Thorborn, Mojo Barriers’ UK manager, and four crew, worked closely with the venue and NTA’s production team Indigo Television, to install 140 metres of its trusted aluminium stage barrier to line the star-studded outdoor red carpet, ensuring the safety of both the fans and the TV personalities.

Indigo Television’s Robyn-Marie Towle comments: “The National Television Awards is one of the most glamourous awards events in the UK and Indigo Television have worked closely with Mojo Barriers for the past 5 years to ensure that both the eager crowds and the celebrities are kept safe at all times. Together we are always working on new ideas to enhance the show experience, compliment the venue and event requirements. The Mojo Barriers team work tirelessly to ensure health and safety standards are of the highest nature, whilst working to a tight installation schedule.”

Kevin Thorborn adds, “We have previously worked with the NTA’s and it is always a privilege to work on such a fun show, set in an iconic London venue that has been home to many other events that we’ve also worked on like the BRIT Awards. A rapid turnaround is required in a venue like the O2 and as a team we work to compliment the event requirements, ensuring the guest and fan safety is of the highest standard.”

Mojo Barrier supply NTA's six years running.