ABC Crawley

100 High Street,
Crawley, RH10 1BZ

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AndreasP on October 17, 2017 at 11:14 am

According to Wikipedia, the cinema has since been demolished.

shadow15 on September 17, 2012 at 6:36 pm

Bar Med has now closed for redevelopment. It looks like the Embassy’s days are numbered, sadly :(

shadow15 on October 13, 2011 at 4:40 pm

Are there any pictures of the interior available? I would love to have a look around the parts of the building which are no longer open to the public.

Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on April 26, 2011 at 2:05 am

Do all the 007’s have world premiers in Great Britian,I remember, I think,“THE LIVING DAYLIGHTS” had one with Lady Di and Prince Charles attending.I saw the picture somewhere in a 007 book.Thanks Ian. I love 007.

Ian on June 17, 2010 at 7:20 pm

Another photo when it was the Cannon Cinema here:–

jonno21 on June 17, 2010 at 2:26 pm

Fantastic pictures! Do you have any more? I have searched in vain for photos like these! I am particularly interested to find out what the interior was like in its original form and after it was converted. I was only 11 years old when this cinema shut, so my memories of what it was like are faded; I always preferred it to the Cineworld complex though.
Unfortunately several recent trips to Bar Med have not exactly helped to trigger my memories; I have been unable to recognise any features from when it was a cinema.

Ken Roe
Ken Roe on June 15, 2010 at 11:32 pm

The Embassy Cinema, photographed in around 1947:
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Colour photograph from the early 1970’s:
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Closed for conversion to a triple screen in 1979:
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The Embassy Cinema as a triple screen in 1979:
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No 1 screen in the former stalls:
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