View this and other nearby images on: The facade, including a single dome, is still somewhat of a strange sight in the market town of Cowbridge. Then in the s a second screen was created in the former stalls. After laying derelict for 10 years, the building was purchased by the Hutchinson Organisation and was converted into an entertainment centre with a bingo club operating in the original stalls, and a single screen seat cinema operating in the former circle. The interior was Art Deco and a Christie Electric Organ was installed which would rise majestically out of the floor, glowing with multi-coloured lights, to amaze the audiences. In it was converted by JD Wetherspoon into a cavernous pub which still retains many of the original features of the theatre.

Beaches The three Welsh beaches named in the UK’s top This image was taken from the Geograph project collection. I am told by the CTA that the last time they visited the cinema that water had been pouring in causing spores and toadstools to be growing on the walls. Seating was now provided for in stalls and circle levels and there was originally a ballroom attached. The copyright on this image is owned by ceridwen and is licensed for reuse under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2. Framing of 4 thin pilasters carrying 3 moulded arches. Built to a very high standard it had closed by and became an EMI bingo club.

What made it all the more special though was the venue – the glorious, charming coliseums that saw theatres such as the Castle in Merthyr, the Rex in Aberdare, The Plaza in Port Talbot, The Monico in Cardiff and the Llandudno Palladium find a special place in our hearts. Since then, the balcony was closed due to water penetration and part of the ceiling coming down. The ABC was tripled in Decemberretaining the large screen as cinema 1 with seating considerably reduced to Description Royal Playhouse Cinema, Tebby – geograph.


The cinema closed in August and re-opened again on March 15, with Kindergarten Cop, but this was a short lived ventured as it closed for good in December Plahyouse Rugby Team Warren Gatland is defying logic but might just cineam stumbled across the answer to his most vexing problem He might have had a few sleepless nights in the last fortnight.

It boasted a restaurant with a roof garden as one of its facilities. Interior Mostly altered, a gently pitched curved fronted cienma survives with Art Deco type motifs on the front. You may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests the licensor endorses you or your use.

The Embassy closed as a cinema on May 9, and was converted for bingo until closing in Liam Mann, 29, cinnema Plaza Cinema opened in April The photo shows the frontage c. It was announced in late-Februarythat the Theatre Royal was closing.

Royal Playhouse Cinema, Tenby Wales UK

I have heard from various sources about how the place was run with no matinees etc at weekends playhpuse holidays. Sadly, they’re all gone now, but the memories live on thanks to the films we enjoyed, the good times we had and the fact the popcorn barely cost a quid. The copyright on this image is owned by ceridwen and is licensed for reuse under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2. Views View Edit History. Click to play Tap to play.

If the cinema had been maintained to a good standard, it would probably have still been open today. Diet Burger-loving Welshman who couldn’t put his own socks on loses 10st in six months. Carmarthenshire Man, 35, killed after being hit playhpuse a lorry.


Tenby’s Royal Playhouse Cinema closes its doors

Royal Playhouse Cinema, Tenby. Roughcast plain side walls.

I understand that when alterations were done inthis proscenium arch had to be retained and because the stage was shortened, the screen frame had to be put in the front of the proscenium arch which has never been seen since.

I wonder how many more years this has to stand there like this.

Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings. Opened ininitially it only had seating on one level, but closed in to have a balcony installed.

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The venue screened first run features and kept pricing to a minimum level to attract cinemagoers. After only 18 months it was sold to Oscar Deutsch, owner of the Odeon chain of cinemas.

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