UK – London – Brixton Academy

Dates: 1929 – present

Formerly known as the Astoria Cinema and Brixton Astoria Cinema

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See also the Astoria Theatre (1976 – 2009)

Filmed at Brixton Academy

Pet Shop Boys: What Have I Done To Deserve This (1987)


1971 (from The Stage Guide)
Electrics: Berkeley switchboard (1929). Circuits – 4 in stage dips. Socket type – 15A BESA. Follow spots – 2 in projection room under Circle. Footlights installed and cannot be covered (only partially working). 
Sound: Console in projection room. Mic sockets – 6 (3 pin 2A). Loudspeakers – 4 (2 over pros and one either side of pros.). 
The theatre is not in a condition to present full stage shows. Much of the wiring is not in sufficiently good condition and cue lights etc. have been dismantled. 


Brixton Academy - Arthur Lloyd - Brixton 
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From Arthur Lloyd website




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