LATEST NEWS - Week commencing Monday 15th May 2017

LONDON: Nostalgia: These Buildings All Used To Be Theatres
London is constantly reinventing itself. Here are some of the halls that were once filled with drama and noise; now they've been reincarnated as something else entirely.

CHESTER: The Storyhouse, by Bennetts Associates
The Storyhouse in Chester is a daring construction of opposites, with a theatre, cinema and library brought together in a space that combines new-build and the spirit of the orginal 1930s picture house

COVENTRY: Nostalgia: Eleven cinemas we've loved and lost
Coventry now only has three cinemas

OSWESTRY: New cinema planned for empty property
Plans have been revealed to convert a vacant Oswestry town centre property into a one-screen cinema which will show the latest films. See also New cinema planned for Oswestry would attract the '16 to 30-year-old popcorn-fest audience'

PLYMOUTH: Oldest cinema is up for sale ...and could be yours if you fancy demolishing it.
The building, along with the signed-off planning permission, has been put up for sale for offers in the region of £750,000.

REDDITCH: Mysterious mural revealed after demolition of Gaumont Cinema in Church Road
The image, which appears to show a parrot, provides a tantalising glimpse into a possible treasure trove of artistic brilliance.
The puzzling art piece is located on the remaining gable end on the corner of Church Green West and Church Road.

SOUTHPORT: Film lover submits plans to open town centre cinema
Southport is closer to getting a new community cinema after plans were formally submitted to Sefton Council.
Film fan Michael Lockwood bought the former Latin Lounge building, on Post Office Avenue, in January with the aim of converting it into a picturehouse.

STOCKTON-ON-TEES: Restoration of The Globe theatre takes a step forward
The multi-million pound revamp of The Globe theatre in Stockton, which was first announced eight years ago, has been plagued by delays – but will now go ahead.

SWANSEA: Old cinema uncovered by workmen demolishing Oceana
Thousands of people enjoyed the former Odeon cinema before it was turned into a bar...

TOTNES: Former cinema is set to reopen
The Romany Cinema in High Street reopens on Friday with the public screening of the award-winning Italian film La Grande Bellezza (The Great Beauty).