Trafalgar Sq, London » Entertainment » Cinemas

  • Whitehall Theatre

It is at the southern exit of Trafalgar Square situated at the junction from where all distances to London are measured. The building is simple and unadorned Art Deco styled. The interiors are superb with complex and cubist design. Moulds and ironwork with sweeping curves add more beauty to the interiors. Along with this beauty this Trafalgar square studio has a capacity to occupy 380 people in it.

Address- 14 Whitehall London, Westminster, London, SW1A 2DY

Telephone No- +44 0870 060 6632

  • Prince Charles cinema

This is another excellent place which is just off Leicester Square. The original empire theatre was opened in 1884 and in three years it had become ‘The Empire Theatre of Varieties’. Again it was opened as a cinema in November 1928 and organized an occasional ballet and dancing shows before closing in 1961. The third Empire Theatre was opened in December 1962 after a major reconstruction work and now hosts a cinema and casino.

Address- 7, Leicester place, off Leicester square

Telephone No- +44 0870 811 2559

  • The Duke of York's Theatre

It was the first Theatre built on St. Martin's Lane. Auditorium of this theatre was built on three levels, Stalls, Dress Circle, and Upper Circle or Gallery. In 1895 its name was changed from The Trafalgar Square Theatre to The Duke of York's Theatre.

Address- St Martin''s Lane, London, WC2N 4BG

Telephone No-

  • Other cinema theatres

'Flagship' cinema of Oscar Deutsch's Odeon Theatres Ltd. has now been turned into the 20 feet tall tower of the art deco Odeon Leicester Square.

In 1937 The Odeon started a business at the same place where Alhambra Theatre was situated formerly. This new place includes 2,116 mock leopard skinned seats.

Address- 24-26 Leicester Square, Westminster, London, WC2H 7JY**

Telephone No- +44 0870 505 0007

  • BFI Southbank

It was originally inaugurated as the National Film Theatre. Now it is perfect film buff's cinema BFI with three screens showing 2000 films a year. These films range from classics to independent movies and gala openings. It is famous for obscure arts films, classics, and seasons of works by great directors and London's many film festivals.

Along with this, BFI Southbank acts as a host for The Times Film Festival and the annual Gay and Lesbian Film Festival every year. Irrespective of the films, the BFI Southbank has a gallery displaying works by famous UK and international artists. To refresh your mood visit the café and two bars inbuilt in BFI.

Address- Belvedere Road, Southbank, London, SE1 8XT

Telephone No- +44 0871 971 5582