The stage for the upcoming tour is leaving the drawing board and taking shape. We sneaked in to the build to grab a couple of shots.
Who else to get the latest word from but Show Designer Willie Williams. 'After two and a half years of planning, this thing is almost built.' he tells us. ' Pictured is an inverted section of the 'shoulder' of the main structure, being fabricated in Belgium.
' I thought I was getting used to the scale of the operation, but it's pretty staggering to look at this and imagine we're taking it on tour, with several dozen other pieces like it"