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Ian
Ian commented about Market Hall Cinema on Jun 12, 2017 at 5:00 am

After a long battle with the Council, the Market Hall cinema was reopened in May 2017

MARKET HALL

Ian
Ian commented about Odeon Leicester Square on Jun 1, 2017 at 3:38 am

I went through Leicester Square yesterday and the Odeon Mezzanines were running – can’t explain the website, but the refurb does not appear to have started yet.

Ian
Ian commented about Luxor Cinema on May 16, 2017 at 3:52 pm

The Luxor was equipped with a stage, often used by the HH Operatic Society.

Memories and a small photo here Luxor

Ian
Ian commented about Granada 3 on Apr 16, 2017 at 7:54 am

A 1974 photo of the Empire can be found here:–

EMPIRE CINEMA

Ian
Ian commented about Duke of York's Picture House on Feb 6, 2017 at 3:45 am

Some contemporary images (taken January 2017) here, showing a stark contrast to the run down state of the building in my earlier 1980’s photos:–

FACADE

FOYER

AUDITORIUM FROM BALCONY

AUDITORIUM FROM STALLS

Ian
Ian commented about Alemannia und Astor on Jan 21, 2017 at 2:12 pm

Photo of the two cinemas in 1989:–

ALEMANNIA / ASTOR

Ian
Ian commented about Festival Theatre on Jan 20, 2017 at 3:25 pm

Photos of the auditorium here:–

STAGE AND BOXES

VIEW FROM STAGE

Ian
Ian commented about Metro im Schwan on Jan 20, 2017 at 3:20 pm

Photo of the Metro in 1989 here:–

METRO

Ian
Ian commented about Royal Kino on Jan 20, 2017 at 3:17 pm

Photo of Royal Kino in 1989 here:–

ROYAL

Ian
Ian commented about Europa-Palast on Jan 20, 2017 at 3:15 pm

Photo from 1989 here:–

EUROPA

Ian
Ian commented about Central Cinema on Dec 10, 2016 at 3:53 am

Two shots of the exterior from 2016 here (closed and “for sale”):–

DETAIL OF FAIENCE

FACADE

Ian
Ian commented about Arts Picturehouse on Dec 10, 2016 at 3:50 am

Two more recent (2016) shots here:–

FACADE

PICTURE HOUSE

Ian
Ian commented about Odeon Loughborough on Dec 6, 2016 at 4:16 am

More recent (October 2016) photo’s:–

EXTERIOR

FOYER

Ian
Ian commented about Classic Loughborough on Dec 6, 2016 at 4:14 am

Two exterior photos as the Beacon Bingo Hall, taken in October 2016

BEACON – ex ODEON

BEACON – ex ODEON

Ian
Ian commented about Cineworld Cinema - Loughborough on Dec 6, 2016 at 4:10 am

October 2016 photo of rear of building:–

CINEWORLD

Ian
Ian commented about Roxy Theater on Oct 16, 2016 at 12:57 pm

Two more views of the Roxy from 1999:–

FACADE

REAR OF THEATRE

Ian
Ian commented about Odeon Loughborough on Oct 13, 2016 at 5:31 am

Some images from 1990 when operating as the Curzon:–

EXTERIOR

FOYER STAIRS

SCREEN 1

SCREEN 5?

Ian
Ian commented about Odeon Kensington on Oct 12, 2016 at 5:16 am

Demolition now underway – some photos from October 2016:–

FACADE

SIDE VIEW

Ian
Ian commented about Odeon Marble Arch on Oct 12, 2016 at 5:13 am

Some demolition shots from October 2016:–

EXTERIOR

BALCONY SCREENS

REAR – PART OF LOWER PROJECTION ROOM

Ian
Ian commented about Embankment Garden Cinema on Oct 8, 2016 at 12:00 pm

Another photo of the venue from October 2016 here:–

EMBANKMENT GARDEN CINEMA

Ian
Ian commented about Forum Cinema on Sep 5, 2016 at 4:29 am

More images from the beautifully restored Forum (taken in August 2016) can be found here:–

FORUM – EXTERIOR

FORUM – FOYER

FORUM – AUDITORIUM FROM STAGE

FORUM – CEILING SUNBURST

FORUM – AUDITORIUM TO STAGE FROM BALCONY

Ian
Ian commented about Curzon Bloomsbury on Aug 27, 2016 at 3:58 am

An August 2016 photo here:–

CURZON BLOOMSBURY

Ian
Ian commented about Gala Royal Cinema on Aug 27, 2016 at 3:56 am

An August 2016 photo here:–

GALA ROYAL

Ian
Ian commented about Gaumont Bristol on Aug 25, 2016 at 1:43 pm

The former Gaumont is now closed and advertised “for sale” as a “redevelopment opportunity”

Photo (August 2016) here:–

BRISTOL GAUMONT

Ian
Ian commented about Odeon Marble Arch on Aug 16, 2016 at 4:54 am

Some photos of the closed theatre being prepared for demolition in August 2016:–

ODEON MARBLE ARCH – OXFORD STREET

ODEON MARBLE ARCH – OXFORD STREET

ODEON MARBLE ARCH – EDGWARE ROAD ENTRANCE