Cinema: 1927 – 1976
Live Performance Venue: 1976 – 2009
157 Charing Cross Road, London WC2H 0EN
Demolished in 2009
From British Theatre Directory 1978:
Proprietors: Cooney-Marsh Theatres Ltd
Theatre Controller: Brian Rix, C.B.E.
Administrator: Peter Lait
Theatre Manager: Rebekah Levy
Seats 1,177. 2 bars.
Height of Pros.: 9.42m;
Wing widths: PS 0.76m; OP 0.76m;
Height of grid: 14.44m
Flying height: 14.29m
Switchboard: Compact 120
Sound Equipment: Cue Call Stage to Dressing Rooms
Dressing Rooms: 12. Accom. 36
From British Theatre Directory 1987:
Seats presently 855 can rise to 1100 suitable for musicals.
Switchboard: Rank Strand Compact 120, 260 memories
Chase & sound to light facilities through matrix system
Dressing rooms: 12 to accommodate 36 and band room for 20.
Links to information about equipment at Astoria Theatre, London over the years
Astoria Theatre - Arthur Lloyd
From Arthur Lloyd website