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Britannia Pier Theatre

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Contact Information

Address
Marine Parade
Town
Great Yarmouth
County
Norfolk
Postcode
NR30 2EH
Email
sales@britannia-pier.co.uk
Main Contact
01493 842914
Company Manager
Box Office
01493 842209
General Admin
01493 842914
Stage Door
01493 842914
Fax
01493 858807
Website
www.britannia-pier.co.uk
Website Technical Page
http://www.earsmedia.co.uk/

Theatre Staff

Technical Manager
Paul Johnson
Chief Electrician
TBC
Sound Technician
TBC
Stage Manager
TBC
Stage Carpenter
TBC
Flyman
TBC
Wardrobe Contact
TBC
FOH Contact/Manager
TBC
Accomodation list is available from

Stage Details (all dimensions are in metres.)

Type of stage (pros, thrust etc)
proscenium
Rake
Yes – thrust is level
Surface
grey vinyl
Is drilling or other fixing allowed?
no
Type of flying system
counter-weight/hemp/winch
Total number of lines
18 c/w + 3 winch + 2 powered LX
Barrel (pipe) diameter
48mm
Barrel length
13.2m
Max load rating per set
250Kg
Maximum out dead
10m
Overall load rating
Spacing between lines
un-equal 40-50cm average spacing
Distance of first available set of lines from US side of pros
1m
Apron Width
8.39m
Apron Depth
1.9m
Traps/Size
Weight Restrictions
Are stage plans available? If so, where from?
Yes – from Paul Johnsonbritannia@eastanglianradio.com

Stage Management facilities

Prompt corner pos.
Stage Left
FOH call facilities?
No
Q-Lights?
Yes
Bar Bells?
Yes
Q-Lights Movable?
No
First aid box?
Yes

Overall Dimensions

Size of Prosc:

Width
11.8m
Height
4m

Wing Space:

Stage Left
1.7m
Height of Grid
11m
Stage Right
2.01m
Setting line to rear of prosc
0.30m
Setting line to front edge of stage
1.9m
Setting line rear wall
10.14m

Are these available?

House tabs
Yes – red velour – vertical fly out
Cyc.
Yes

Blacks:

Borders
Blue, not black – fitted with pea lamps
Legs
as above
Tabs
red – flown

Unusual or unexpected features

eg) Get in – height, drop, ramp etc…
VERY long walk down pier, then ramps. Parking for loading/unloading only

LX & Sound Details

Power available and location:

Lighting
63/125 Ceeform 3 phase S.L. stage level.
Sound
63/32/16 ceeform single phase S.R.

LX & Sound Details

Additional power supplies available:
63 single phase at half rail position
Lighting Control
Chamsys MagicQ maxi wing & extra wing – Hog 600 available

Number of dimmers and ratings:

On stage
48 x 2k circuits
FOH
24 x 2k circuits
Any patching/twinning
a small number of additional channels av

Lanterns available in fixed location:

Profiles
17 FOH (mix of 1K and 2K)
Fresnels
8 x 2k, 4 x 1k
Cyc Floods
LED PARCANS
Follow Spots
2 x PR 1200W dicharge (Golden Scan style
Movable lanterns list
26 x par64 (cp62)6 x par 64 floor cans2 x moving head profile2 x moving head wash8 x 150w discharge mirror scans above st
Rigging (Tallescope/ladder etc)
Large A frame

Sound

Indication of tie lines
5 S.L. 7 S.R. 4 Pit + 16 balanced lines
Mixer position
dedicated position FOH, space for visiti
Equipment available
Yamaha 32/12Turbosound/EAW/Fornax12K of amplification
Headset/comms details
6 station Tec Pro

Accomodation

Dressing rooms
8
Showers & toilets
2 + 2
Access to stage
7 dressing rooms at stage level
Wardobe facilities
Yes
Wig room & facilities
No

Orchestra

Pit size (permanent or variable)
1.2m x 8m normally covered in & out of use – available by arrangement

Equipment Available

Lit music stands
no
Chairs
yes
Net
no
Rostra
yes
Double bass pin boards
no
Sound baffles
no

Orchestra Accomodation

Band Rooms
yes with direct stage access

Other

Any other features
The auditorium seats just over 1200 on a single level. The theatre is essentially a seasonal theatre and is difficult to warm in winter months. Most activity revolves around visiting companies who supply their own lighting and sound.

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