Stage Backdrops

At Whaleys, we have experience in creating a range of different backdrops for an array of applications. Backdrops are ideal for immersing your audience into a performance, whether that’s on a theatre stage, school stage or in an arena/ concert hall. As each backdrop we create is bespoke, they’re also perfect for photography studios, exhibitions and events along with religious spaces. Using the highest quality fabrics and with fast turnaround times, our backdrops have been used by theatres, arenas and by artists across the world.


Create an illusion with Sharkstooth Gauze from Whaleys Stages. Bring the magic of theatre to life with our high-quality stage…

Scenic Backdrops

Bring your vision to life with a scenic backdrop from Whaleys Stages. Set the scene with a painted canvas backdrop…


Set the scene with a Cyclorama from Whaleys Stages. With over 20 years’ experience, we are a leading stage fabric…

Star Cloths

Light up your performances and create the illusion of a starry night with a Star Cloth backdrop from Whaleys Stages. We…

Number One Theatre Backdrops Suppliers

World-wide Theatre Backdrops We are renowned in the theatre community for our commitment and passion for the manufacturing of theatre…

We are proud to provide high quality products at incredible price points; we treat every order as bespoke, which means we really listen to what you require and help you through the process to start to finish. Our stage backdrop and backcloths can be ready made to use and hang, and are always finished to your exact requirements.  We specialise in working to tight deadlines and can facilitate orders worldwide.

We also offer an exclusive range of accessories to compliment your stage backdrop, from cotton webbing to chain weights and full storage protection bags.

  • Bespoke design
  • Flame retardant fabric
  • Include Installs
  • In-house sewing department

Popular stage backdrops types include;

Gauze – also known as Scrim, one of the most versatile and creative fabrics associated with the theatre and stage backdrops. Scrim has the ability to both transmit and reflect light.

Scenic – theatre backdrops that allow you to be fully creative, set your scene with a painted canvas. Capture your audience’s attention with a unique painted or printed canvas.

Cyclorama – large pieces of fabric or curtains situated at the very back of the stage.  When lit correctly it is used to represent a backdrop like a sky or open space on the stage.

And the Star cloth – a special twinkly light effect that gives the illusion of a beautiful starry night. The perfect backdrop to any performance.

Choose traditional black and coloured fabrics or play around with designs and have your unique pattern, motif, scene backdrop or logo printed on your stage fabric. Our expert team of sewers and crafters manufacture everything on-site and work to deliver our clients specifications to the highest quality standards.