Coliseum Cinema

Victoria Place,
Whitby, YO21 1EZ

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Ken Roe
Ken Roe on February 27, 2013 at 11:52 am

JohnGn; I have added a page for the Waterloo/Ritz Cinema.

JohnGn
JohnGn on February 26, 2013 at 7:49 pm

Some additional information on the Coliseum. I closed as a cinema on 22nd September 1962 to become a bingo club, but from 15th August 1963, it began to show films on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, with bingo continuing on the other three night. Films again ceased to be shown on Tuesday 2nd July 1968, the last programme being The Sorcerers + Mini Weekend. It then became a full-time bingo club the next day. On the Thursday, Star re-opened the Ritz after being closed for alterations and modernisation. This cinema would appear to have been previously known as the Waterloo but I have no further information about it. Can anyone supply extra details about it?