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Prince Charles Cinema

2002 Photo from the Ken Roe collection
7 Leicester Place
West End (London) UK
0207 494 3654

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Record #5433  
 Opened: 1962
Capacity: 488 seats
Architect(s): Carl Fisher
Architectural Style(s):
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Information for this tour was contributed by Ken Roe.

Opened as a live theatre in 1962 with 385 seats, it wasn't very successful and in 1965 it was converted into a full time movie theatre with additional seats added giving a capacity of 414. In 1968 it was closed and the interior was re-constructed into a 631 capacity cinema by architect Carlo S. Biskupek with an interior design by Harold Bartram, re-opening in 1969. From 1991 it has become a popular cinema screening recent releases at bargain prices with a current seating capacity of 488.

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August 2002 photos from the Ken Roe collection.

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Last featured 2002-12-27. Last edited 12/10/2005.

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