UK – Newcastle – Theatre Royal

Dates: 1837 – present

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Many original Victorian features remain, including a star trap. 


1971 (from The Stage Guide)
Electrics: Strand Grand Master SL perch. Dimmers – 92 (250W to 3kW). Circuits – FOH 7 (5 on Circle front, 2 on side of Dress Circle); Flies 10 and battens; Stage dips 19. Socket type 15A BESA. Total capacity to stage – 400A on 1 phase. Special effects supply – 200A on 1 phase. Follow spots – either side of Balcony, Patt.93. Footlights can be covered. 

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

  • Patt.93 (Strand)
  • Grand Master Board (Strand)
  • Documents

    Restoration: Newcastle Theatre Royal (December 2011)
    [External Website]
    From Lighting & Sound International




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    Backstage Tour


    Mid-way through the project (May 2011)