Jim Kirkpatrick - Co-founder 


When did you first join Cascade Productions?

1999 was when my company, Chapter 2, merged with Cascade


What is your job and what does it entail?

Fixing the mistakes which I made yesterday.


What’s one thing about your job that people don’t know?

I’m good at it, people just don’t believe me!


What’s the best part of working at Cascade?

Fuss ball. 


What’s the best part of your job?

Working for the National Trust.


What’s the most challenging part of your job?

Dealing with other human beings.


Name one of the most memorable events you’ve been on and why?

Fitting out IWM North. This was a 2 year project which we were part of from the start.


What’s the best advice you’ve ever been given?

Don't follow Alan Wight into a revolving door.


Describe the event industry in three words.

Beware, trouble ahead.


How would you describe yourself in three words?

Future worm food. 


If you could swap jobs with anyone on the team for one day who would it be and why?

Osman, to see his face after I paid everyone without reconciling the paperwork.


If you could work on any event in the world what would it be and why?

The Wall Live.  Recreation of the 1979 Pink Floyd shows. This is 3 hours of pure theatre.