Secret Cinema

London's Top Quirky Cinemas

Natasha Colyer | Posted 26.05.2017 | UK Entertainment
Natasha Colyer

Forget the cinema days of dusty fold-away red chairs, flat pepsi, stale popcorn and stained carpets, for there are some far more exciting cinema experiences to be had that are a world away from your local Odeon. No longer does the experience start and end from the trailers to the credits, but from the moment you first walk through the venue doors.

Berlin Does it Better at Secret Cinema X Event

Amelia Amin | Posted 31.03.2017 | UK Entertainment
Amelia Amin

If you're after a clubbing experience like this though you might be saddened to know that these one-night-only events are as secret as the more widely known Secret Cinema nights. Before you get there you'll only know that you're in for a good night, but nothing else is given away.

A New Hope for Traditional Cinema?

Amelia Amin | Posted 14.06.2016 | UK Entertainment
Amelia Amin

I just love what Secret Cinema does; it makes you feel special. From the second you arrive, disguised, and in-character (you're assigned a unique ID) you're made to feel like part of the film.

Secret Cinema: Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back Review

Peter Yeung | Posted 12.06.2016 | UK Entertainment
Peter Yeung

But, to be clear, this is not Secret Cinema's finest production. It really does test the boundaries between the expansive and the industrial - it's twice the size of last year's Back to the Future installation.

9 Things You Need To Know About London's Secret Star Wars Bar

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 04.06.2015 | UK Entertainment

There's a secret 'Star Wars' bar in London and it's out of this... oh you get the gist. Secret Cinema - the folks behind the recreation of 'Back t...

Going 'Back to the Future'

Ashwin Bhardwaj | Posted 07.10.2014 | UK Entertainment
Ashwin Bhardwaj

At Secret Cinema (formerly Future Cinema) you watch a film, usually in an obscure location, whilst immersing yourself in the film's narrative. Back To The Future is staged on an ambitious scale in a brilliantly realised world: they've actually recreated Hill Valley - the town from the film.

Secret Cinema Opens... Finally

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 30.07.2014 | UK

The founder of the much-anticipated Secret Cinema, who cancelled the first four events to the fury of ticketholders, has announced that the shows will...

Secret Cinema Basically Demonstrates How To Do PR SO Wrong

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.07.2014 | UK

Secret Cinema have cancelled their second night performance, yet again giving just a few hours notice to the audience who had paid to come on Friday n...

People Are Really, Really Pissed Off About Secret Cinema Shambles...

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 25.07.2014 | UK

It's not so hilarious for those who spent hundreds on tickets, travel, costumes and hotel rooms. But some of the reactions to the shambolic cancellat...

Review: Secret Cinema 21

Ashwin Bhardwaj | Posted 03.07.2014 | UK Entertainment
Ashwin Bhardwaj

Secret Cinema has become a "must-attend" event in every Londoner's diary. The 21st edition of the immersive theatre/cinema experience continues it's successful formula of taking over an abandoned building, and filling it with actors.

Review: Future Cinema's Ghostbusters

Charlotte Skeoch | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Charlotte Skeoch

From impressive set pieces, splatting green goo down the walls of a swanky building, to the interactive screenings for paranormal activity, and the gin-laced slushies to keep the child inside happy, Future Cinema cultivates its immersive experience with sassy panache, stylish flair and sparkling efficiency.

LOOK: Secret Swimming, Let's Go Skinny Dipping

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 13.08.2012 | UK

A mass skinny-dip took place at Oxford’s Wilderness Festival this weekend. A raft of bottoms and bits took to the somewhat chilly water in the s...

Review - Secret Cinema Goes Sci-Fi

Hanna Flint | Posted 08.08.2012 | UK Entertainment
Hanna Flint

OK. Writing this review is going to be difficult. I've been sworn to secrecy for the full run of this month's Secret Cinema production so I have to choose my words carefully.

A Brave New Venture for Secret Cinema

Hanna Flint | Posted 25.07.2012 | UK Entertainment
Hanna Flint

Over the last few months I've reviewed a number of events put together by the people at Secret Cinema - large scale, visual productions carried out ov...

Give a Little Love to Bugsy Malone: Future Cinema Presents Fat Sam's Grand Slam - Review

Hanna Flint | Posted 10.06.2012 | UK Entertainment
Hanna Flint

Both Future and Secret Cinema have built a growing international following for their live cinematic productions. Through their niche events you have the chance to see a bevy of cult classics, and at the same time, become immersed into the celluloid world.

The Secret to the Future of Cinema?

Amah-Rose McKnight-Abrams | Posted 23.01.2012 | UK Entertainment
Amah-Rose McKnight-Abrams

Although many of us may want to, we cannot heal the world's problems in the next week or so. But to making aspects of culture which are seen as a western luxury available across the world is something which can bring light in, which is a start.