Photograph taken from the Circle balcony showing the interior of the Ritz Cinema during its heyday.
A similar view in 2011
The orchestra pit has been altered, and stairs to the stage added
but the exit doors into Alfred Street remain. The tables are arranged in fours on the lower floor - the old stalls area.
A selction of photgraphs taken in January 2011, show the interior is still much as it was in the
cinema days, only the seating has been changed. Blue seats are arranged in fours around small tables.
Upstairs there are blue seats at the front and some new red seats in rows behind.
The Flutters Bingo Hall 2011
The stairs up to the projection room
Stairs to exit - lower floor
The new red seats upstairs
The old confectionery sales booth is now ticket sales
In the old circle - the slope up from the entrance
The view as you climb the slope
Many local groups used the Ritz for performances including: