904/5B15 False Proscenium [National Theatre Stage Engineering: False Proscenium (reference number 904/5B15)]

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 2080 TPC/1/25
  • Dates of Creation
      01 April 1974-05 February 1980
  • Physical Description
      1 folder

Scope and Content

The file contains correspondence and enclosures, file notes and research relating to the false proscenium in the Lower Theatre, and includes discussion of the paint frame elevators, contract conditions regarding Tele-Stage Associates Ltd, cladding, electrical installation, hessian covering and masking screen hoists. Correspondents include Theatre Projects Consultants Ltd, Tele-Stage Associates Ltd, South Bank Theatre Board, Simalex Contracts, Denys Lasdun & Partners, P E Kemp Engineers Ltd, Davis Belfield and Everest and Bert Richman Ltd. Items include quotes from Tele-Stage Associates Ltd and a letter from Theatre Projects Consultants Ltd accepting one of them, rough sketches for the false proscenium specification, contact image strips showing the false proscenium at Basel with an accompanying letter, a rough sketch of a teaser frame, drawing number B.21.38 'False Proscenium the New National "Lower" Theatre', and a list of outstanding works and defects from the installation. Original card folder to be disposed of. '904/5B15 False Proscenium' was written on the spine.

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