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Two more interior photos here:–
A couple of exterior photos here:–
and a picture of the original ceiling long hidden away :–
A couple of interior pictures of the Empire here:–
Another exterior view here:–
This is a photo of the multiplex for which the circuit abandoned the art deco gem that they had in Dickson Road.
A couple of recent interior shots are here:–
A couple more exterior photos here:–
A couple more interior shots of the main Tuschinski cinema:–
Photo from 2001 here:–
A view of the side wall of the auditorium block here:–
A 2007 shot of the Odeon:–
A 2007 shot of the exterior – the nightclub has now closed, and the Majestic is rumoured to become a Casino, this may well involve restoring the interior.
The Kingswest Centre containing the Odeon cinema complex was not the site of the former Odeon Palladium. The Brighton Centre occupies the Palladium site.
Photo of the Kingswest Odeon shortly after opening (cinema entrance at rear of building):
A more recent picture of the seafront facade:
Correction to the above information – the Kingswest Centre is not on the site of the former Opera House / Palladium / Odeon, It is the Brighton Centre (Conference venue and Concert Hall) which occupies the site of this former Frank Matcham designed theatre.
A photo taken just as the demolition men took control of the building in 1990:-
As they were part way through their work:-
The entrance foyer after 17 years of dis-use:-
Finally, a photo taken just after closure, before it was boarded up and showing the canopy:-
It was all renewed 3 years ago with “state of the art” facilities – but every one says that!
I can try and find out for you.
This part of the comments would be better on the Futurist page rather than the Odeon Leicester Square.
A couple of recent exteriors so you can judge for yourself about the new look marquee:–
Not true – Harry Potter is on at present.
The theatre has a 6 week summer season of live shows – with films in the afternoons and one evening a week.
Outside this it is a cinema 95% of the time with occasional one night live performances.
Another photo as a bingo hall here :–
Tim – IF you are able to get in during the clean-up / transformation, and you need a friend with a camera ………. !!
Another photo from 1991 here – a visit by the Cinema Theatre Association :–
Photos taken during the conversion of the Odeon Cinema to the Stephen Joseph Theatre here:–
McCarthy Auditorium â€" the former rear circle of the Odeon:
The Round Theatre â€" in the now gutted front stalls area of the Odeon:
Exterior from 1973 here:–
Another exterior here :–
A slightly earlier shot of the former cinema here:–