UK – London – Mermaid Theatre

Dates: 1959 – present
Address: Puddle Dock, Upper Thames Street EC4

The former Mermaid Theatre is now part of the Mermaid Event Space. The auditorium is available for hire for a range of events. 
Website: https://the-mermaid.co.uk/our-rooms/auditorium/

Equipment

1971 (from The Stage Guide)
Electrics: Strand ‘SR’ switchboard in FOH control room. Dimmers – 54 (46 x 1kW, 8 x 2kW); no presets; 3 groups. Circuits – FOH 138; Flies 58; Stage dips 22. Patching system – 54 x 190. Socket type – 15A BESA. Total capacity available – 300A on 3 phases. Special effects supply – 240A on 4 phases. Follow spots – 2 x Patt.93 on line of stage front. 
Sound: Console in FOH control room. Amplifiers – 2 x 100W and 2 stereo amplifiers. 25W per channel. Tape decks – 5 (1 stereo). Turntables – 1. Mic sockets – 12 x 12 patch in control room (Reslo). Loudspeakers – no permanent installation; 26 x 26 patch (5A BESA). 

Archive equipment related to Mermaid Theatre over the years

  • Patt.93 (Strand)
  • SR / System SR (Strand)
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