Richard Pilbrow On Robert Ornbo

Robert has been a dear friend since 1960. Beginning as my assistant in those very heady, early days of my lighting 12-20 shows a year, he soon became a designer in his own right. He probably pioneered the Brit designer working around the world and went from theatre into Military Tattoos and massive spectaculars in the Middle East as well as launching ships. Is that called convergence? Robert was always upbeat, enthusiastic, and always up for the next greater challenge. He was a smashing man

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