In The Eye Of The Storm

It’s been suggested the UK is facing a production equipment shortage for high-end TV, believed to be down to the perfect storm of major sports events and the reemergence of cinematic


Truly Somethin’ Else

In November, BBC Four brought back the long running Jazz 625 Live show for a one-off 90 minute special. Jazz 625: The British Jazz Explosion paid tribute to the iconic 1960 BBC2 show to celebrate the


Coronation Street’s 60th Anniversary

ITV’s Coronation Street has celebrated its 60th anniversary. Originally scheduled for a mere six week run, the show’s first episode aired on 9 December 1960 and has continued to be broadcast every


We’re recruiting!

We’re looking to expand our hire desk team to work alongside our commercial director and project managers. The ideal candidate will have 2+ years’ experience working on a broadcast hire desk or


Mike Ransome talks Olympics, World Cups and his vision for the future – PODCAST

Mike Ransome, MD of MCR speaks with Neil Thacker of PlayBox Technology UK Ltd about Mike’s experiences working with the Olympics and the World Cup, the broadcast equipment hire and rental


MCR Sponsor the Guild of Television Camera Professionals

MCR has announced its sponsorship of The Guild of Television Camera Professionals (GTC). The GTC is an independent non-profit making organisation that focuses on moving image production for professional TV, digital and


MCR and Video Europe Announce Strategic Partnership

MCR Broadcast Hire and Video Europe Ltd have announced they have entered into a strategic partnership, formalising the existing and longstanding relationship between Mike Ransome and Steve Green and aligning the two


COVID-19 Update

The COVID-19 pandemic has created unprecedented challenges for the broadcast industry. The health and safety of our employees, crew, clients, suppliers, family and friends, in every city and location we serve, is


MCR Working together through Global Hard Times

As a valued member of our MCR Broadcast Hire family we would like you to know that we remain committed to you through this unprecedented situation. The outbreak of COVID-19 is affecting