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Little Theatre Cinema

1-2 St. Michaels Place, Bath BA1 1SG, England
+44 871 902 5735
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A secret well kept!

After almost 20 years in Bath I recently found myself visiting the Little Theatre. I will be sure... read more

Reviewed September 30, 2014
Jordan G
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Bath, United Kingdom
What a different, but lush place for a wedding

A very good friend of mine got married here and it was an incredible venue... intimate, beautiful... read more

Reviewed September 26, 2014
Francesca C
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Cardiff, 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.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“art films” (4 reviews)
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Hours Today: 1:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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1-2 St. Michaels Place, Bath BA1 1SG, England
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Reviewed September 30, 2014

After almost 20 years in Bath I recently found myself visiting the Little Theatre. I will be sure to return a little sooner! The first thing you notice is a friendly welcome from individuals that clearly have a passion for their industry. They're keen to...More

Thank Jordan G
Reviewed September 26, 2014

A very good friend of mine got married here and it was an incredible venue... intimate, beautiful and just lovely.

Thank Francesca C
Reviewed September 17, 2014

love the smallness of it, much nicer than vast multiscreens. much more personal, and often better choice of films

Thank britishtreasure
Reviewed September 17, 2014

Tucked away from the hustle and bustle. A small movie palace with character. Gooseberry Tuesdays and Orange Wednesdays

Thank Amy F
Reviewed September 15, 2014

Title says it all... fabulous choice of films and events and love the ambience whether it be afternoon or evening. One of my favourite places!

Thank Discerning1001
Reviewed September 2, 2014

I / we have visited the Little Theatre many times over past years, and since the takeover of it by a large group it has improved. It has better seating but is still chaotic around the shop area and is still very warm inside -...More

Thank John W
Reviewed August 20, 2014

Lovely friendly movie freaks place. Great vibe, nice people. No one is going to be on the phone...chomping crisps... talking or being a pain. This is for cinema fans. Great movies, even see the major releases here. its worth it. My only niggle is they...More

Thank 007deebee
Reviewed August 16, 2014

It is a little old cinema that shows speciality films, some long forgotten, some of special interest and all valuable and educational. The prices are very low and the experience is unique.

Thank Bente J
Reviewed August 15, 2014

Balcony in screen 1 was a new thing for us - very nice to be in a cinema on a sofa! Helpful volunteers and pleasant atmosphere in a quirky but worldly atmosphere.

Thank Rachel K
Reviewed August 11, 2014

Terrific selection of films, intimate atmosphere and a way to see good film and avoid the horrors of the multiplex.

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