Regal Cinema

233 High Street,
Uxbridge, UB8 1LD

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Mike_Blakemore
Mike_Blakemore on July 10, 2015 at 8:39 am

@ curmudgeon How about the Avion Aldridge designed by Roland Satchwell He conceived the Odeon Look with Cecil Clavering

curmudgeon
curmudgeon on July 10, 2015 at 7:13 am

What a wonderful proscenium. And looks as though it could have accommodated a ‘Scope screen without alteration. Any other unusual proscenium designs?

yachtpilot
yachtpilot on July 10, 2015 at 2:16 am

Malc1945.. your comment regarding the projection equipment is misguided.. The projectors were Westar with a Westrex sound system and Peerless arc-lamps.. at least they were during the 50s and 60s. A Zenon system may have replaced the Peerless arc-lamps after my time there.

garypainter
garypainter on December 8, 2014 at 7:03 pm

Recently picked up series 1 of 70s UK police series The Professionals. A large portion of one episode, Look After Annie, was shot in the Regal Uxbridge at the end of November 1977, seemingly just a few weeks after it closed as a cinema. There are numerous interior shots of both the auditorium and dressing rooms, which is the setting of a political speech in the episode, as well as some exteriors to the rear of the building. Worth picking up the newly restored Blu-ray of this series just to see this splendid cinema before it was altered inside!

Malc1945
Malc1945 on March 8, 2012 at 6:45 am

We had Ross projectors here with RCA sound system.

Ken Roe
Ken Roe on February 6, 2010 at 11:26 am

A set of vintage photographs of the former Regal Cinema:
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February 2010 photographs of the auditorium as a nightclub:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/gbarr/4332341261/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/gbarr/4332341263/

Ken Roe
Ken Roe on December 23, 2007 at 9:25 am

A vintage photograph of the exterior of the Regal Cinema in early 1932, soon after opening:
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A March 1952 view, note the ABC ‘triangle’ sign:
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The auditorium in 1970:
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The closed Regal Cinema in May 1983:
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A closer view:
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