After a rise in cinema entertainment the theatre began to struggle. In 1932 in order to adapt to the times the theatre installed a projector booth in the balcony area and fixed a screen on stage which could be raised and lowered. The theatre then began to show a mixed programme of films and theatre.
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.