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Scott Cinemas

The Film Centre Penel Orlieu, Bridgwater TA6 3PH, England
+44 871 230 3200
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Great little Cinema

My son and I were looking to book tickets to see Blade Runner 2049 at the Odeon, as we would... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Miles S
Great little cinema

Comfy seats. Friendly young staff. Two screens. Coffee and drinks available. Much cheaper than... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bridgwater, United Kingdom
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HISTORY This cinema was opened as The Odeon on 13th July 1936. The architect was T.Cecil Howitt who also designed very similar Odeons in Weston super Mare, Bristol and Clacton on Sea. It had 1,525 seats. Howitt's Odeons were very stylish mid- Art Deco buildings and there are exterior and interior photographs on display in the cinema foyer. The main staircase and upper foyer retain many features. During the late 1960's it was sold to Classic Cinemas, who were later bought by Cannon Cinemas. Classic separated the stalls area for Bingo and divided the balcony into the two existing cinemas, making a new cinema entrance on the side. Scott Cinemas acquired cinemas in this thriving town in December 1983. For further information see: Odeon Cinemas 1 by Allen Eyles, BFI Publishing. CURRENT The cinema has two identical auditoria on the first floor occupying the old circle. A refurbishment was carried out in 2005 to restep the auditoria to allow new seating to installed. 2011 saw the refurbishment of the toilets and some front of house areas, and both screens were converted to Digital Projection. In 2013 we completely refurbished the lower foyer, with some sprucing up of the upper foyer.
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“local cinema” (13 reviews)
“small cinema” (9 reviews)
“comfy seats” (9 reviews)
The Film Centre Penel Orlieu, Bridgwater TA6 3PH, England
+44 871 230 3200
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My son and I were looking to book tickets to see Blade Runner 2049 at the Odeon, as we would normally do, until we saw the price had gone up to £13 each! Doing a quick search on the internet I came across this cinema...More

Thank Miles S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Comfy seats. Friendly young staff. Two screens. Coffee and drinks available. Much cheaper than other cinemas nearby. Car park opposite or on road parking nearby.

Thank runner1duck
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Small, quiet, cheap and pleasant. Just how I like it! They do cheap tickets on a Monday when tickets are £3.99

Thank Charlotte P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to this cinema and we were very pleased as to how pleasant an experience this was. A nice smaller friendly cinema with helpful staff. Good sound system and nice seating. We plan to re-visit again soon.

Thank Tony and Joy W
Reviewed 7 September 2017

This is the only cinema in the area that myself and my girlfriend use - it's also the closest. Seats are comfy, sound is just fine and they are at least half the price of the Odeon in Taunton. Both of us get luxury seats...More

Thank Simon C
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

This cinema was on small side compared with the modern multiplex. The inside was a bit dated, but the screens were big and sound quality was good. Seating is fairly comfortable. A good selection of snacks and drinks. The look of the cinema could also...More

Thank Dan S
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Grate for the family especially on Monday nights cheap family tickets, easy parking and local pubs & restaurants. A lot cheaper than Taunton cinema.

Thank adrian C
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

I always like to use my local cinema so hopefully it will remain here for years to come. Friendly staff, clean , excellent sound quality and prices will beat anything from the larger chains

Thank karen p
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

So much cheaper than other local cinemas. The seats are large and comfortable, including standard seat.

Thank ClairexPaul
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

I come here quite a bit as I love films and this cinema is perfect for indulging my passion! It's only a small cinema with just two screens but the tickets are cheaper than the Odeon and the seats are far more comfortable! I love...More

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