UK – Richmond – Georgian Theatre Royal

Dates: 1788 – present

A beautifully preserved Georgian venue in North Yorkshire, UK, originally built in 1788, making it the oldest and most complete Georgian playhouse in Britain.

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1971 (from The Stage Guide)
Electrics: Strand ‘SR’ in proscenium box SL. Dimmers – 24 (6 x 500W, 16 x 1kW, 2 x 2kW); 2 presets; 3 groups. Patch – cord and jack. Circuits – FOH 8; Flies 19; Stage dips 3. Socket type – Strand Junior 5A slip connector. Total capacity available – 90A on 3 phases. 

Links to information about equipment at Georgian Theatre Royal, Richmond over the years

  • SR / System SR (Strand)
  • Mentions of Georgian Theatre Royal, Richmond in indexed journals




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