Sabrina Cinema

High Street,
Tewkesbury, GL20

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The Sabrina Cinema opened in Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire in the 1930’s.

The cinema closed in September 1963, due to declining audiences.

The cinema was demolished to make way for the redevelopment of the area which included the building of the Roses Theatre in 1974, which opened in 1975.

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Ken Roe
Ken Roe on July 31, 2005 at 11:16 am

The Sabrina Cinema (Sabrina is the name of the goddess of the River Severn which flows through the town), was opened on 5th May 1934 with the film “Falling For You” starring Jack Hulbert and Cecily Courtneidge. Mr L.W. Barnard of Cheltenham was the architect.

The cinema closed in September 1968 with a screening of “Billy Budd” starring Terence Stamp.

madhicky on October 26, 2011 at 1:59 pm

The information given by Ken Roe is not 100% correct. The Sabrina Cinema closed down the end of September 1963. The Main Film / Movie was as mentioned “ Billy Budd ” The Second Feature was “ Monkeys Galore ” a Russian Film. I was the Projectionist on duty, the night it closed.

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