Regal Community Theatre

24-34 North Bridge Street,
Bathgate, EH48 4PS

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popcorn_pete on February 9, 2018 at 8:34 am

Theatre now seems to have gone into voluntary liquidation although a separate company did stage the Christmas pantomime Snow White over the festive period.

popcorn_pete on April 9, 2017 at 5:42 am

It reopened as the Regal Community Theatre in 1995 and operates with a combination of paid staff and volunteers. The entrance foyer has original terrazzo floor and the auditorium has a capacity of 206 with tiered seating and 120 when cabaret space is set up. A film society hires the space and shows films twice a month. Regal Radio, a community station for West Lothian, broadcasts from the theatre.

project on September 18, 2016 at 8:27 am

The John Alexander roman centurion splay wall panels in the Forum Hexham pre date those in the Regal. The Forum was built in 1937 and the stalls are now a Wetherspoon pub with a cinema in the circle.

project on September 18, 2016 at 7:58 am

John Alexander also used the same design centurion chariot panels at the Rialto cinema in Benwell Newcastle upon Tyne now demolished.

garypainter on April 4, 2008 at 6:50 pm

Photos, including interior pics (although these predate further internal alterations) at the bottom of this page here:

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This link also includes information and photographs of Bathgate’s other surviving cinema, the Pavilion.