Light Console

The Original


DateJune 1935
LocationStand Electric Demonstation Theatre, London.
Number of Dimmers35

Installed in the Seecol Theatre (Strand’s demonstration theatre), in a warehouse in Floral Street, London. When the lease expired, the demonstration theatre moved to King Street, opening on February 22nd 1939. The console survived when the new demonstration theatre was bombed in c.1940-41, and was then installed at the Palladium in late 1941.

The console is now in the collection of the V&A Theatre Museum, London.

ReferencesFred Bentham, Sixty Years of Light Work, pp.90-92 and elsewhere.