Reel Cinema Plymouth


Roaming around Reel Cinema Plymouth was sad seeing that local youths have smashed the art deco ceilings. The old cinema seats that would bring joy and pleasure to many now sitting empty growing mold

Reel Cinema Plymouth survived the Plymouth Blitz during the Second World War, which destroyed the adjoining hotel and assembly rooms.

By 1954 the decline in cinema-going cause d by the rise of television led to the cinema’s being partly converte d back to a theatre and rechristene d as the Theatre Royal Cinema.

 In 1958 it is rename d the ABC Plymouth.

It is converted to a triple-screen ABC which opened on 5 May 1977.

ABC Cinemas passed to the Cannon Group, then to MGM from 22 May 1992. A management buy-out brought the name ABC back again in the mid-1990s.

From 1 August 2006 it is operate d by the independent Reel Cinemas chain.

The Reel Plymouth Cinema finally closed its doors on Thursday 28 February 2019.

Today Reel Cinema is a very haunte d location.

In recent times a wide array of paranormal activity has been witnessed first-hand by both the Cinema’s staff and paying customers, therefore it is no surprise that a number of paranormal investigations have taken place at this location.


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