Dates: 1929 – present
Formerly known as the Astoria Cinema and Brixton Astoria Cinema
Official website: https://www.academymusicgroup.com/o2academybrixton/
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.