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Date night at Vue Plymouth

Authored by Mary

Vue Plymouth is encouraging couples to have a cosy date night this Valentine’s Day with a range of new and classic films as well as big screen theatre productions, giving lovebirds a range of great stories to get lost in. Following new research from Vue and University College London, it has been revealed that as viewers watch a film, their heart rates become more closely aligned, often...

Daniel Sloss comes to Vue

Authored by Mary

THIS February, Vue invites you to experience one of the world’s most popular laugh-out-loud comedy shows, as Daniel Sloss bring his critically-acclaimed solo show Daniel Sloss: X to Vue.

Performing off the back of an already glistening comedy career, Sloss’s record-breaking tenth solo show, and third comedy film, delivers a unique satire on the uncomfortable topics of modern society...

In Cinemas: Michael Ball & Alfie Boe 'Back Together' - One Weekend Only!

Authored by Mary

The ultimate musical duo, Michael Ball and Alfie Boe, are ‘Back Together’ and set to delight cinema audiences up and down the country with the final show of their UK tour from London’s O2 Arena.

Presented by CinemaLive, leading producers and distributors of event cinema, Michael Ball & Alfie Boe: Back Together , will be shown in over 1,000 screens in cinemas across the UK and...

Vue Plymouth channels the Force with The Plymouth Fencing Club and train local Jedi

Authored by Mary

Celebrating the success of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker , Vue Plymouth teamed up with The Plymouth Fencing Club to give film lovers an exhibition on how to properly handle a lightsabre. Setting up at Vue Plymouth on Saturday, The Plymouth Fencing Club gave visitors a taste of how a true lightsabre battle might go down over the course of the afternoon, offering onlookers who dared to wield...

Now showing: Cinema for the mind, body and soul

Authored by News Desk

A trip to the cinema can actually be good for us and help us step away from the mounting pressure of being online all the time.

That’s according to new research released today from Vue and University College London, revealing that a few hours behind the big screen can have fascinating benefits on our brain function, social connections, productivity and creativity.

Through an...

Vue Plymouth to form alliance with The Plymouth Fencing Club and train local Jedi

Authored by News Desk

To celebrate the success of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker , Vue Plymouth will be showing their film lovers how a true lightsabre battle should go down.

On Saturday 11 January, The Plymouth Fencing Club will be set up at Vue Plymouth from 1pm to 4pm, performing some exhibition shows over the course of the afternoon to give film goers a lesson in how a lightsabre should be properly...

Santas relaxed on Vue Plymouth’s new luxurious recliner seats

Authored by Mary

Five film-loving Santas took a break from their Christmas duties as they parked up their sleighs, sat back and put their feet up to relax on Plymouth Vue’s new leather recliners.

Every seat in each of Vue’s fifteen screens has been upgraded to lavish recliner seating that has been given the meaningful stamp of approval by the city’s Father Christmases.

The renovation of the...

The Recliner arrives in Vue Plymouth on 16th December

Authored by Mary

A major revamp at Vue Plymouth is being revealed on the 16th December, which will see every seat in each of its fifteen screens upgraded to luxurious leather recliners.

The renovation of the screens at Vue Plymouth to The Recliner will allow visitors to experience the ultimate big screen and sound experience and a first class seat for the same low price of £4.99*.

These luxury...

Bolshoi Ballet pirouettes onto the big screen at Vue Plymouth

Authored by News Desk

Great news for dance fans as the Bolshoi Ballet is bringing a host of events to Vue throughout this year.

Vue Plymouth will transform into a royal concert hall as music swells around the auditorium and every detail of the ballet is captured live and streamed on to the big screen. Performances starts on Sunday 19th May with Carmen Suite/Petrushka and continue with seven more live...

André Rieu to enchant big screen audiences in Plymouth again

Authored by Mary

THIS summer, the King of Waltz, André Rieu, returns to Maastricht to play his annual hometown concert – and once again it will be shown by Vue.

In what has become a yearly tradition, the world-famous violinist and conductor will play to music fans from across the globe, as Maastricht’s medieval town square is transformed into a spectacular backdrop for these unforgettable concerts...