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Edinburgh Cinemas & Theatres

This site attempts to catalogue, record and describe all of Edinburgh's cinema and theatre buildings, past and present, that still exist to be seen today.
Open Closed Theatres Demolished Other

Currently open and showing films:

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Dominion
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Filmhouse
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Institute Francais
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Odeon Lothian Road
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Odeon Wester Hailes
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St Brides Orwell Terrace

Ster Century / Vue
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UGC / Cineworld Fountain Park
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Warner / Vue Omni Centre

Closed as cinemas but still existing in some form:


Albert Hall
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Caley Cinema

Calton Studios
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Coliseum
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Haymarket / Scotia
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La Scala
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Lumiere
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Lyric
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Monseigneur News Theatre
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New Palace
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New Tivoli
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New Victoria / Odeon
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Pavilion
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Picturedrome/Eastway
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Playhouse
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Poole's Roxy
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Pringles Picture Palace
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Queens Hall
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Roxburgh
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Salon
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Spring Valley

Star
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Tron

Oddfellows Hall


Methodist Central Halls

Open as Theatres:

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Church Hill Theatre
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Edinburgh Festival Theatre
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Kings Theatre
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Playhouse
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Pleasance Theatre

Royal Lyeceum Theatre

Traverse Theatre

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Usher Hall


Completely demolished:


Alhambra

Astoria

Blue Halls

Carlton

Cinema House

Gaumont / Rutland


Grand

New Picture House

Palace


Palladium

Picture House

Poole's Synod Hall


Regent


Ritz

Roxburgh

Salisbury

Tollcross

Tudor

Waverley
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UCI / Odeon Fort Kinnaird
A complete list of all of Edinburgh's Demolished Cinemas can be found here.

Other pages:

Further afield: see also pages for Leith, Portobello and Musselburgh.

See here for an article on being a projectionist in Edinburgh's cinemas.