The Odeon Theatre, Rutland Street, Leicester

The Odeon Theatre, Rutland Street, Leicester
Photograph taken 27 June 2004 © Mr Peter M Small. Source Historic England Archive ref: 468828

This cinema was built in 1936-8. It was designed by Robert Bullivant of Harry Weedon's Office for the Odeon Cinema group. It was opened on the 28th July 1938 with a screening of 'A Slight Case of Murder'. The seating capacity was 2,182, with 1,307 in the stalls and 875 in the circle. The cinema was divided into 3 smaller cinemas in 1974.

Location

Leicester Leicester

Period

1930s (1930 - 1938)

Tags

cinema leisure architecture 1930s (1930 - 1938)