| BUSCOT PARK THEATRE Chamber Music
BUSCOT PARK LITTLE
|Set in the East Pavilion
to the side of the House is a little theatre. It is a unique and charming
venue. The compact interior and intimate ambience make it ideal for soloists
and small groups.
Constructed in 1936 for the 2nd Lord Faringdon to a
design by his friend, Paul Geddes-Hyslop, the theatre has recently been
restored and the facilities and equipment considerably upgraded. Buscot Park's
theatre dates from the 1930's.
It seats 64 in a raked auditorium with
purpose-built armchairs covered in fire-proof velvet. The vaulted ceiling
provides excellent acoustics and an audio system is available for the hard of
There are dressing & rest rooms.
The proscenium is 4m wide
and the stage 3m deep with 1.8m beyond the curtains. There is an orchestra pit
below large enough for 20 and a podium can be raised for the audience to see
A Steinway "baby grand" piano is kept in the wings. Full
stage lighting is available as well as a digital audio-visual display system.