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Its not that bad!! There are worse cinema’s aroun
Chap in glasses behing Oscar Deutsch is Andrew Mather, architect.
And it has just celebrated its 100th birthday
This cinema has just had a £150,000 refurbishment. The works involve refurbishment of the toilets and foyer with a new catering/box office area. The auditorium has been redecorated, new seats have been fitted and new carpets laid.
Yes when Classic operated it
my father worked as a projectionist in the 1970s
Dressing Rooms in the block adjacent to the stationary cars.
Empire reveal’s its new IMAX screen http://www.screendaily.com/news/empire-leicester-square-to-get-imax/5059984.article
The Odeon clocks are still in place!
What screen is now located in the front stalls? And is there any photographs of the auditorium in its original state?
It wouldn’t take too much work, proscenium still in place, as is circle all though a metal mezzanine floor has been put in, I’m unsure about the projection box, but the stalls floor has been leveled.
Anyone fancy purchasing a former Odeon Cinema? Well this is your chance, The former Odeon Cinema is currently for sale for £295,000.
Look’s similar to the Ritz Cinema in Ilkeston, also designed by Reginald Cooper.
I had written more in the description, why was this edited so much!
Photograph Paul Bland
Architect Lawrence M Gotch.