Forever Edinburgh: Vue Cinemas in Edinburgh are set to reopen from May 17

Cinema chain Vue has announced the reopening of its venues in Edinburgh with tickets available to pre-book from Wednesday, May 5.

Wednesday, 5th May 2021, 7:00 am
From Monday 17 May, film fans can look forward to enjoying a couple of hours of uninterrupted entertainment in the ultimate seat, screen and sound experience, as Vue Edinburgh Omni and Vue Edinburgh Ocean reopen.

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From Monday, May 17, film fans can look forward to enjoying a couple of hours of uninterrupted entertainment as Vue Edinburgh Omni and Vue Edinburgh Ocean reopen.

From classics, to a selection of theatre and sport screenings, and an epic line-up of hotly anticipated new releases, there’s something showing for all tastes right from opening day.

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Children and adults alike can look forward to the tale of Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway.

The star-studded cast sees James Corden play the lovable rogue, Peter, who must figure out what kind of bunny he wants to be after his family risks everything to go searching for him, alongside his on-screen family and friends played by Margot Robbie, Rose Byrne, Domhnall Gleeson, David Oyelowo and Elizabeth Debicki.

For those in need of something more thrilling, there’s a frightening film for all with disturbing terrors and creatures in A Quiet Place Part II.

And in June, Anthony Hopkins’ second and record-breaking Oscar-winning performance in The Father will be available on the big screen, in which Hopkins portrays a man’s battle to make sense of his circumstances whilst dealing with dementia.

Over the rest of the year and beyond, entertainment fans can look forward to an array of Hollywood blockbusters, with three years’ worth of new releases coming to the big screen within the next 18 months, such as No Time to Die, Top Gun: Maverick, and Fast & Furious 9.

For football fans the Champions League and Europa League finals will be screening at select venues as well as the long-awaited documentary on football manager, Alex Ferguson, in Sir Alex: Never Give In.

Ian Chester, general manager of Vue Edinburgh Ocean, said: “In a year marked by restrictions on our daily lives, the importance of escapism has never been stronger.

“After the best part of a year at home, we know that families in Edinburgh and entertainment fans are craving safe out-of-home experiences like never before – cinema provides that unique experience of being able to truly immerse yourself in a great story.”

Vue Edinburgh Omni and Edinburgh Ocean will reopen from Monday May 17, with tickets available now from myvue.com.