"Staff on Empire Roof" photograph
When the theatre was initially built it included a roof top garden where audience members were able to take tea while overlooking the Southampton dockyard. This photograph shows several usherettes and a film projectionist on the roof of the theatre in 1946.
This archive item has been selected as part of our Mayflower 90 Collection, which features 90 archive items spanning across our 90 year history. If you would be interested in exploring more of our Mayflower 90 Collection then you can do so by searching Mayflower 90 in our online archive or through visiting the displays in our theatre.