Burnham's Ritz Cinema to get new third screen in £150k expansion
Ritz Cinema is set to be expanded with a new £150,000 third
screen this year, its owners have confirmed this week.
popular cinema in Victoria Street - which celebrated its tenth
anniversary last year under the ownership of Pat and Beryl Scott
- will get a new 63-seat screen.
new facilities, first reported here last year, will enable the
cinema to show more films and live entertainment.
currently finalising the plans and hope to submit them to the
council in February," Pat told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
all goes well, we hope to start the building work later in the
Spring and open the new screen this summer."
like to further widen the range of films and live entertainment
we offer, so a new third cinema screen at the back of our current
building will be ideal."
third auditorium could seat up to 63 people in comfort and will
cost around £150,000. It will include a new projection room
with a £50,000 projector.
cinema is also pushing ahead with its screening of live entertainment
events. It will be screening live Shakespeare plays in February,
direct from Stratford.