UK – London – Arts Theatre

Dates: 1927 – present

Originally known as the Arts Theatre Club

Article: “London’s Historic Arts Theatre to be replaced by Restaurant / Performance Space with The Largest Bar in Theatreland” (21 April 2016)

Past Productions

  • Bonnie & Clyde (April 2022 – )
  • Choir of Man ( to April 2022)
  • The Wipers Times (by Ian Hislop & Nick Newman) (16 October – 1 December 2018)
  • Six (August 30 2018 – September 23 2018)
  • Knights of the Rose (July 2018)
  • Mischief Movie Night (December 2017)
  • A Christmas Carol with Simon Callow (December 2016 to December 2018 – January 12 2019)
  • Murder Ballad – September to December 2016
  • American Idiot (July to November 2015, July to September 2016)
  • A View from Islington North – May to July 2016
  • All That Fall – April to May 2016
  • The Blues Brothers: Xmas Special (November 2015 to January 2016)
  • USHERS: The Front of House Musical October to November 2015
  • Annie JR August 2015
  • Bad Jews March to June 2015
  • Ghost Stories – February 2014 to March 2015
  • Seussical (with Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens) – Nov 2013
  • The Tailor Made Man (with Faye Tozer, Mike McShane and Dylan Turner) – Feb to Apr 2013
  • Seussical (with Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens) – Dec 2012
  • Eve Ferret Sings Again – Jun 2011
  • Bette and Joan – May to Jun 2011
  • Face to Face at the Arts (series) (with Stephen Mangan) – May 2011
  • David Wood’s Storytime – April 2011
  • Eve Ferret Sings – Mar 2011
  • Woody Sez: The Life & Music of Woody Guthrie – Jan to Apr 2011
  • A Guide to Sexual Misery – Jan to Apr 2011
  • Elegies – 7–14 November 2004
  • Decadence (1983) starring Steven Berkoff and Linda Marlowe
  • In White America – 1964
  • Waiting for Godot (August 1955 – September 1955) transferred to the Criterion Theatre
  • The Children’s Hour– 1955
  • South – 1955
  • The Cherry Orchard (with Marius Goring) – 1948
  • Too True to Be Good (with Marius Goring and Lucie Mannheim) – 1948
  • Rosmersholm (with Marius Goring and Lucie Mannheim) – 1948
  • Streaks of Light / The Tale of the Soldier (July 1927)
  • Toyer
  • Saturday Night
  • Shout!
  • The Show Girls
  • F**king Men
  • Hotel Follies
  • Catwalk Confidential
  • Cymbeline
  • Daisy Pulls It Off
  • Nunsense A-Men
  • Naked Boys Singing
  • A Man of No Importance
  • Party
  • Oddsocks Present Romeo and Juliet
  • Shirley Jones
  • Wet Weather Cover
  • The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged)
  • Lillies on the Land
  • Park Avenue Cat
  • Milked
  • Oh My Goddess!
  • The Female Edit
  • The Toxic Avenger
  • Oleanna

Equipment

1971 (from The Stage Guide)
Electrics: Strand SR board on SL perch. Dimmers – 54 x 1kW. Circuits – FOH 6 (in circle); Flies 4; Stage dips 12. Socket type – 15A BESA. Total capacity to stage – 450A on 3 phases. No follow spots. No footlights installed. 
Sound: Console SL has 2 x JP50 amplifiers. Tape decks – 3. Turntables – 1. Mic sockets – none. Loudspeakers – 4 in auditorium and 6 spare sockets. 

1987 (from British Theatre Directory)
Switchboard: Strand AMC60
Sound Equipment: 2 x Revox B77, 10 into 4 Strand mixer, 10 Speakers

Links to information about equipment at Arts Theatre, London over the years

  • AMC Advanced Manual Control Desk (Strand)
  • SR / System SR (Strand)
  • B77 Tape Recorder/Player (Revox)
  • Documents


    Arts Theatre - Arthur Lloyd 
    [External Website]
    From Arthur Lloyd website

     

     

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