Roxy Cinema

Wharf Street,
Sowerby Bridge, HX6 2AE

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Ryan Thomas
Ryan Thomas on December 19, 2010 at 10:19 am

This place is now a bar/nightclub, Operating under the name of “Roxy Venue”

Ryan Thomas
Ryan Thomas on July 3, 2008 at 5:06 pm

It’s my dream to reopen this as a cinema in the place where i live.. I meet here on a sunday for football so know the building well and have already planned out where everything would go..That’s if someone doesn’t try to turn it into apartments 1st !!!

JimRankin on May 27, 2004 at 10:22 am

It is amazing how many theatres are named ROXY in imitation of the once famous name of the New York City panjandrum of the movie palace: Samual Lionel Rothapfel = “Roxy”. His namesake was the famous ROXY THEATRE in NYC, which outlasted him by only 25 years when it was demolished in 1960. The whole story is in that landmark book “The Best Remaining Seats: The Story of the Golden Age of the Movie Palace” by the late Ben M. Hall in 1961. Various editions of it are sometimes available from, but only the first edition contains the color plates.