CD / System CD  (1957)
Strand Lighting


200 channel Strand system CD/W Civic Theatre Gothenburg

Electro-mechanical remote control (120 channel)
The first System CD went into the Palace Theatre, at the same time as the last Light Console was being installed in Warsaw. Brian Legge was involved in the installation of both. 
The first theatre to use System CD outside the West End of London was the Sunderland Empire (1959/60). 
The final System CD installation was in Dublin. 

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Documents

Photo: System CD - Console Preset - Cambridge
Photo: System CD - Console Preset - Cambridge 
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From Frederick Brown Collection
Photo: System CD - Console Preset - Cambridge
Photo: System CD - Console Preset - Cambridge 
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From Frederick Brown Collection
Photo: System CD - Console Preset - Sadlers Wells
Photo: System CD - Console Preset - Sadlers Wells 
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From Frederick Brown Collection
Photo: System CD - Savoy Theatre Console
Photo: System CD - Savoy Theatre Console 
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From Frederick Brown Collection
Photo: System CD Console
Photo: System CD Console 
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From Frederick Brown Collection
Photo: System CD Console at Adelphi Theatre, London - Rear
Photo: System CD Console at Adelphi Theatre, London - Rear 
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From Frederick Brown Collection
Photo: System CD Console for Palace
Photo: System CD Console for Palace 
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From Frederick Brown Collection
Photo: System CD Console for Palace - Close-up
Photo: System CD Console for Palace - Close-up 
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From Frederick Brown Collection
Photo: System CD Console with Philip Sheridan
Photo: System CD Console with Philip Sheridan 
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From Frederick Brown Collection
Photo: System CD for Aldwych featuring Paul Weston
Photo: System CD for Aldwych featuring Paul Weston 
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From Frederick Brown Collection
Photo: System CD for Miskolc, Hungary
Photo: System CD for Miskolc, Hungary 
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From Frederick Brown Collection
Photo: System CD/TV adjacent installations 
at Wembley Studio 5
Photo: System CD/TV adjacent installations at Wembley Studio 5 
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From Frederick Brown Collection
Photo: System CD/TV at Wembley 5
Photo: System CD/TV at Wembley 5 
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From Frederick Brown Collection
Photo: System CD/TV at Wembley Studio 5
Photo: System CD/TV at Wembley Studio 5 
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From Frederick Brown Collection
Photo: System CD/TV for Glasgow TV
Photo: System CD/TV for Glasgow TV 
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From Frederick Brown Collection
Photo: System CD/TV for Granada TV, Manchester
Photo: System CD/TV for Granada TV, Manchester 
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From Frederick Brown Collection
Photo: System CD/TV for Wembley Studio 5
Photo: System CD/TV for Wembley Studio 5 
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From Frederick Brown Collection
Photo: System CD/TV suite for Hamburg
Photo: System CD/TV suite for Hamburg 
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From Frederick Brown Collection
Photo: System CD/TV suite for Hamburg with M Wooderson
Photo: System CD/TV suite for Hamburg with M Wooderson  
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From Frederick Brown Collection
Photo: System CD/TV suite in use at Hamburg
Photo: System CD/TV suite in use at Hamburg 
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From Frederick Brown Collection
Photo: System CD/W for Birmingham Alexandra Theatre
Photo: System CD/W for Birmingham Alexandra Theatre 
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From Frederick Brown Collection
Photo: System CD/W for Gothenburg
Photo: System CD/W for Gothenburg 
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From Frederick Brown Collection
Photo: System CD/W for Gothenburg (with M Wooderson)
Photo: System CD/W for Gothenburg (with M Wooderson) 
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From Frederick Brown Collection
Photo: System CD/W for Gothenburg - centre console
Photo: System CD/W for Gothenburg - centre console 
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From Frederick Brown Collection
Photo: System CD/W for Gothenburg - rear wiring
Photo: System CD/W for Gothenburg - rear wiring 
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From Frederick Brown Collection

1958 Price List - page 14 (October 1958)
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From Strand Archive

Exhibits in the Backstage Heritage Collection


System CD  
On display at LS-Live, Yorkshire


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