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Little Theatre Cinema

1-2 St. Michaels Place, Bath BA1 1SG, England
+44 871 902 5735
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Lives up to its name :)

Went to see I Daniel Blake whilst in Bath. This as the name suggests is a nice small cinema, As it... read more

Reviewed October 28, 2016
RnR_Medway
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Chatham, United Kingdom
I Daniel Blake

This friendly little cinema in the heart of Bath was the perfect location to see a superb film... read more

Reviewed October 27, 2016
Paul M
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Chippenham, United Kingdom
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The Little Theatre Cinema was built by community theatre pioneer Consuelo de Reyes and her husband in 1935. It initially functioned as a news theatre open from midday and showing hourly programmes of documentaries and newsreels. Feature films were first shown in 1939, the first two being "Peg of Old Drury" starring Anna Neagle followed by "Oh Mr Porter" starring Will Hay. The cinema thrived on local support throughout the years as other Bath cinema venues closed and in 1979 the former scenery store and lounge area were converted into a second screen. In spite of many refurbishments to keep the cinema up-to-date with digital sound and the latest projection technology, and a renewal of the seats to give the very best comfort levels, The Little Theatre has retained the charm and welcoming warmth of a 1930's cinema, including a luxury balcony with sofas in the main auditorium.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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1-2 St. Michaels Place, Bath BA1 1SG, England
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Reviewed October 28, 2016

Went to see I Daniel Blake whilst in Bath. This as the name suggests is a nice small cinema, As it neared the start of the film couples were split due to the number of seats available. Felt this could be helped by seat re-arrangement...More

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Reviewed October 27, 2016 via mobile

This friendly little cinema in the heart of Bath was the perfect location to see a superb film. Showing the films the soulless big cinemas are too frightened to screen. Thanks

Thank Paul M
Reviewed October 18, 2016

On our recent visit to Bath we were delighted to find this lovely cinema, we watched a movie in screen1, I agree with other visitors the seats are very comfortable, and plenty of leg room. "The Little Theatre" was built in 1934-35 by the De...More

1  Thank Ann281
Reviewed September 27, 2016 via mobile

I went here with a friend to see an afternoon screening. The tickets are good prices but the food seems pricy (but you don't mind as it's supporting your local business). The seats were really comfy but we sat in the balcony and couldn't really...More

Thank Charley H
Reviewed September 24, 2016 via mobile

I went to watch Akira which I was very excited about, a huge continuous offering of Unorthodox showings is why I love this place. However 4 stars because popcorn and snacks are ridiculously expensive. Top tip take your own. Also we had a monstrous female...More

Thank Chris W
Little Theatre C, Manager at Little Theatre Cinema, responded to this reviewResponded November 12, 2016

Hi there Chris, Thank you for your review. Sorry to hear about your bad experience with noisey customer! However, we do not intend to impliment weight rules any time soon as we are fiercley against discrimination in any way and want everyone to enjoy the...More

Reviewed September 11, 2016

I visit this cinema when ever I can, utilising the very comfortable seating on the balcony, settees are the order of the day. on the ground floor it is a normal cinema, but the balcony, for a little extra cost, is highly recommended. There is...More

Thank Sidawat
Reviewed September 4, 2016

Coming from Southern California (think Hollywood and all that) with its huge 26-plex theatre chains, this is an amazing breath of a fresh experience. It's intimate and fits Bath perfectly. With just two screens and intimate seating, they show mainstream, art films, and special one-showing...More

1  Thank Ben D
Reviewed September 3, 2016

We just went to a Kid's Club event at the Little Theatre to see Fantastic Mr. Fox and absolutely loved it! Perfect for a rainy day in Bath with three kids. The seats were comfy, and the the theater has such a cozy vintage vibe....More

Thank stewardfam
Reviewed August 16, 2016

But agree with the previous reviewers. Excellent establishment. Shame about the movie! Bath residents get a very healthy discount on Mondays...

Thank plymouth
Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

Have been eying this theatre off from Trip Advisor reviews for quite some time We saw the latest Bourne Identity movie there and it was fab. Very happy we did this

Thank Michael B
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