UK – London – Hampstead Theatre

Dates: 1962 – present

1962 – The Hampstead Theatre Club (founded in 1959 by James Roose-Evans) relocated from Moreland Hall, Holly Bush Vale, to a small studio in Swiss Cottage.
2003 – Purpose-built 325 seat venue was completed, close to the site of the old studio theatre.

Backstage Tour

Equipment

1971 (from The Stage Guide)
Electrics: 3 Strand Junior 8 with masters in box at rear of auditorium. Dimmers – 16 x 1kW; no presets; no groups. Circuits – FOH 18; Flies 16; Stage dips 4. Socket types – 15A BESA. Total capacity available to stage – 66A on 1 phase. Special effects supply – 30A on 1 phase. 

  • Duet 2 – 70 channels, 110 memories, including Duet pin matrix system (listed for sale in ABTT News, April 1987)
  • Arri Image – British Theatre Directory

Archive equipment related to Hampstead Theatre over the years

  • Duet / Duet 2 (Strand)
  • Junior 8 (Strand)
  • Image (Arri)
  • Mentions of Hampstead Theatre in indexed journals

    Exhibits in the Backstage Heritage Collection

  • Stage Management panel
  • Location


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