Curzon Cinemas

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Curzon Cinemas are a chain of multiplex cinemas based in the United Kingdom, mostly in London. They also have a video on demand service, Curzon Home Cinema. They specialise in art house films.


Curzon Cinemas were established in 2002. They are a subsidiary of parent company Curzon World.[1]


Curzon Cinemas currently have 8 cinema complexes throughout the United Kingdom.[1][2]

Location Number of screens Notes
Bloomsbury 2 "The Renoir"
Chelsea 1
Knutsford 1
Mayfair 2
Richmond 1
Ripon 2 Opened Autumn 2013[3][4][5]
Soho 3
Stafford 3 "The Apollo". Acquired Autumn 2013[6]

Franchised locations[edit]

Curzon Cinemas have also franchised their name and operate in partnership with a number of other locations.[1][2]

Location Partner's name Number of screens Notes
Banchory Woodend Barn 1 [7]
Bloomsbury The Screen @ RADA 1 [2][8]
Bridport Bridport Arts Centre 1 [9]
Crawley The Hawth 1 [10]
Crouch End The ArtHouse 2 Opened Autumn 2013[11]
Iver Heath Pinewood 1 [12]
Ivybridge The Watermark 1 [13]
Manchester Cornerhouse 3 [14]
Wimbledon hmvcurzon 3 [15]

Related companies[edit]

Curzon Film World is a sister company of Curzon Cinemas.[1][16] They cover acquisition, production and distribution rights to films. They have three divisions:

Other sister operations include:

  • Curzon Home Cinema,[2] a video on demand service
  • Fusion Media Sales, a digital and DVD film distribution service company[1]

Employment rights[edit]

On 9 August 2013, The Guardian revealed that about 150 staff employed at their six sites are on zero hour contracts.[18]


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