Alex Emptage

Alex Emptage

Ravencrest Historical Suppliers

Theatrical armourer, costumer and researcher in Derby, United Kingdom

About Alex

Ravencrest are one of the UK's leading suppliers of shoes, armour, clothing and weaponry. We can sell or hire for productions of television, film or theatre. We specialise in Medieval, Viking and Anglo-Saxon periods, but are also able to produce fantasy or custom items according to your specifications.

We regularly appear at specialist fairs and shows around the United Kingdom and have supplied the BBC, Royal Shakespeare Company, The Leeds Armouries and The Crucible in Sheffield with props and stock for their productions.

We hire equipment and stage props to theatres, museums and production companies.
We are proud to supply the following organisations:

Alnwick Castle, Northumberland.

National Trust.


The Royal Shakespeare Company.

The Leeds Armouries.

Crucible Theatre, Sheffield.

English Heritage.

Bloodstock Music Festival

Name: Alex Emptage

Lives in: Derby, United Kingdom

Company: Ravencrest Historical Suppliers

Occupation: Theatrical Armourer, Costumer and Researcher

Unique traits: custom theatrical armourer, historical theatrical armourer, historical weaponry, Medieval shoes, historical shoes, leather goods, weaponry, historical clothing and armour research and consultancy


  • Martin Brown Illustrator from The Horrible Histories

    Martin Brown Illustrator from The Horrible Histories (2014)
    Documentary Armour for public appearances

  • The Wolf from the Door

    The Wolf from the Door (2014)
    Theater by Royal Court Theatre, Sloane Square Supplied Medieval shoes for two leads, Lady Catherine and Leo

  • Armoury Display, Alywick Castle, Northumberland

    Armoury Display, Alywick Castle, Northumberland (2012)
    Commercial by Alywick Castle, Northumberland Supplied full suits of armour for castle displays, including the set-up and consultation on presentation. Additionally, spurs and dagger, plus other small accessories as required.


  • University of Central England

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