UK – Sheffield – Crucible

Dates: 1971 – present

Used annually as a venue for televised snooker tournaments since 1977. 


1971 (from The Stage Guide)
Electrics; Thorn ‘Q-File’ in FOH. Dimmers – 140 (120 x 2.5kW, 20 x 5kW); 100 preset memories. Patching system 10 x 5kW and 20 x 2.5kW channels across 10 x 5kW and 90 x 2kW outlets. Circuits – Flies 170; Stage dips 30. Socket type 15A BESA and BICC resilient moulded 30A. Total capacity available – 460kW over 3 phases. Special effects supply – 60A 3 phase. 

Links to information about equipment at Crucible, Sheffield over the years

  • Q-File (Thorn Lighting)
  • Documents

    Architects Journal: Crucible Theatre (September 2011)
    [External Website]

    Mentions of Crucible, Sheffield in indexed journals




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