Technical information


Regent Theatre,
St. Helens Street,
IP4 1HE.


Basic plan

9 Boxes (each box contains 4 seats) 36
Centre Stalls/Circle 1043
Back Stalls/Circle 253
Rear Side Stalls/Back Row Circle 113
Restricted View Stalls 84
Wheelchair Spaces 6
Total 1535

Theatre style plan

9 Boxes (each box contains 4 seats) 36
Prime Centre Stalls/Circle 193
Centre Stalls/Circle 514
Rear & Side Stalls/Circle 360
Back Rows Stalls/Circle & Front Stalls 280
Restricted View Stalls 146
Wheelchair Spaces 6
Total 1535

Other plans may be used.

Regent personnel

Operations Manager

Mark Whiting

General Manager

Richie Ross

Programming Manager

Peter Ling

Technical Services Manager

Martyn Herbert

Box Office Manager

Linda Wines

Front of House Manager

Simon Parr

Duty Manager

Shaun Whymark

Telephone numbers


01473 433555


01473 433727

Production Tel

01473 287776

Production email

Production Fax

01473 280914

Box Office

01473 433100

Technical Office Tel

01473 433696

Technical information


Direct access via rear stage wall ramp down from loading platform to stage level


Off street unloading for 3 x 50ft lorries

Stage Dimensions

Depth 8.7 Metres + Ext 2.3 m (Orchestra Pit)
Width 16.8m

Ipswich Regent Plan 1
Ipswich Regent Plan 2 (Flying)
Ipswich Regent Plan 3 (Motors)

PA Wings

inc. of stage


None available


11.5m to grid


Width 11.9m
Height 7.0m

Stage Equipment

Full black masking
Stage RostRA

Fire Curtain

Waiver available

Special Effects

Advance notice required

Flying Points

3 x 1 ton motors U/S, 3 x 1 ton motors D/S, + 2 x 1 ton PA flying points FOH
12 x 80kgSWL Fly Bars
3 x 130kgSWL Counterweight sets (midstage)
1 x 250kgSWL Fly Bar (mechanically operated)
4 x 250kgSWL LX Bars (mechanically operated)


Stage Left

1 x 125a 3ø C-form
1 x 63a 3ø C-form
1 x 63a 1ø C-form (Clean Sound feed)
12 x 13a Domestic Mains

Stage Right

300a 3ø Power Locks
12 x 13a Domestic Mains


300a 3ø Power Locks
2 x 125a 3ø C-form
2 x 63a 3ø C-form
1 x 63a 1ø C-form
2 x 32a 3ø C-form
5 x 32a 3ø C-form
12 x 16a 1ø C-form
4 x 13a Domestic Mains


Dimmable - 164 ways
Avolites pearl expert control desk with titan touch wing
40 x Thomas Par 64 Parcans (CP60's and CP62's)
20 x Selecon "Rama" 1kw Fresnell
10 x Selecon "Arena" 2kw Fresnell
10 x Strand Patt 223 1kw Fresnell
20 x Source 4 Zoom (15°-30°) Sport
9 x CCT 1kw Flood
2 x Followspot - Robert Juliat Korrigan 1200
1 x Unique Haze Machine


Hired by arrangement

Mixer Area

Rear of auditorium, 50 Metre run

Follow Spot Positions

Projection Room

Dressing Rooms

6 (+ 2 in 'Cottage')


Venue can provide up to 100


Ice available at a charge


1 in dressing room 2 plus 2 crew showers in 'Cottage'.


Rear of venue


In 'Cottage' rear of stage

Stage Crew

Experienced local crew available

Production Office

2 x External phone lines for phone, fax or Modem
Photocopier provided

Front of House

Facilities available for wheelchair users on ground floor
Ample space for merchandising in front foyer
3 bars and refreshment facilities
Experienced Front of House and Security team
Lounge available for corporate or artist entertaining

Box Office

Fully computerised ticketing operation including online sales.
Town Centre Box Office + Venue Box Office
Agency service for outside events

Publicity & Marketing

Extensively distributed theatre brochure
Excellent local and regional media relations
Comprehensive advertising services
Direct mail and distribution operation

Personal Basket