"New theatre emerging behind shroud of steel..." Press article
13 June 1986
This article was published by Now in Southampton and explains the work that was underway on the theatre. The article explains that at that point, the old stage and rooms beneath had been removed and work had begun to excavate a new orchestra pit. This article also states that the refurbishment was scheduled to take place for 38 weeks.
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.