Showcase Cinemas Manchester

Hyde Road,
Manchester, M12 5AL

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Showcase Cinemas Manchester

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Built on part of the former famous Belle Vue entertainment complex, the 14-screen Showcase Cinemas opened on 17th October 1989.

Contributed by Ken Roe

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CSWalczak on November 5, 2010 at 11:19 am

A picture of the Showcase Manchester: It is similar if not identical in design to many many current and former Showcase theatres in the U.S.

woody on March 29, 2011 at 6:18 am

exterior shot from around 1991, standard Showcase exterior and design from the late 80's
and auditorium shot from the opening night

woody on March 29, 2011 at 6:19 am

the cinema was built on the site of the former Belle Vue Zoo and is apparently haunted, the car park is built on the site of the boating lake

woody on March 29, 2011 at 6:25 am

the Zoo entrance in 1978
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prior to the Zoo, the site was occupied by the notorious Belle Vue prison
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the roller coasters in 1956, this is now where the entrance to the cinema car park is
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the cinema has now been repainted in beige and maroon giving it a very 80’s looks
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