safety curtain


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a fireproof theater curtain to be dropped in case of fire

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TRIBUTES Richard Briers unveiled the new safety curtain in the Theatre Royal, Newcastle.
Middlesbrough Council closed the theatre last week because a problem with the safety curtain meant the venue was flouting health and safety rules.
As the safety curtain lifted, the stage was covered in giant metal tubes which started "dancing" before actually jumping out above the heads of the people in the stalls.
Although its auditorium was in modern style with concealed lighting and a safety curtain showing a map of local Heart of England towns, it had a wonderfully spacious and vibrant atmosphere.
Colin recalls that the week before he was due they had to bring down the safety curtain to save folk singer turned film star Burl Ives.
THE water running down the safety curtain during the interval at Cardiff's New Theatre failed to dampen the cast's enthusiasm at the last night of Willy Russell's excellent musical play, Blood Brothers.
The distinguished British-based Indian painter, whose work unites the traditions of Western abstract painting and Indian decorative art, won the commission three years ago to provide the Birmingham Hippodrome with a new safety curtain.
Then suddenly the safety curtain came down," he said.
Thursday night's performance was cancelled due to a fault with the safety curtain.
In addition the logo was projected on to the safety curtain at the theatre during all the productions in the centenary season and a brass plaque was produced and installed In the foyer commemorating BHP's support.
Nonetheless, actor Richard Briers wouldn't have been anywhere other than on stage at Newcastle Theatre Royal on Saturday afternoon for the official unveiling of the venue's brand new (and pretty impressive) safety curtain.
The discourse was too often Scrooge- like in quality, inadequate political and aesthetic judgment hiding behind the safety curtain of the financial auditor.
The wood-panelled Donald Gordon auditorium briefly resembled a rugby stadium on match day when a problem with the safety curtain was announced after the interval and the expensively-clad, star-studded audience began belting out hymns including Bread of Heaven, Sospan Fach and Calon Lan before the real singers re-appeared.
THE curse of the hound of the Baskervilles nearly had audiences in Coventry howling last night when the safety curtain refused to budge and held up the sleuthing for 30 minutes.
Unfortunately, as he arrived on stage, the safety curtain came down and clobbered him firmly across his shoulders.
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