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The Regent Street Cinema is a historic repertory cinema located on Regent Street, London. Opened in 1848 and regarded as "the birthplace of British cinema", the cinema featured the first motion picture shown in the United Kingdom. It was closed from 1980 to 2015.
Regent Street Cinema Reviews
Inside, the cinema makes you feel like a museum, a movie museum ... It's nice that the theater management, and all those associated with the theater, retain that unique and endless, classic... more »
Met up with friends who were working in the west end so a convenient venue. Great bar area for pre viewing drinks. Lovely restored interior and the decor with plush velvet seats made for a lovely... more »
Wonderful cinema. Helpful staff. Good location. Air con would have been nice on hottest day of year.
The Regents Street Cinema is a gem. Perfectly restored period cinema regarded as "the birthplace of British cinema". Immaculate with a great bar and friendly staff able to show archive footage on the big screen and the movie tonight 'Bait' was preceded by a 1920s short showing scenes of Cornish fishing village life. Altogether a unique cinema experience. The point of going to the cinema is the film, however, and the volume was uncomfortably high. I complained to the staff who said that the projectionist was not in the projection room so they would pass the message on. Whether it was passed on or not I can't say but I persevered thinking the problem would be solved, it wasn't. A good film ruined.
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